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Project Manager, Maximum Impact Incubator


  • Organization: CHAI - Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Grade: Senior level - Managerial Level - Open for both International and National Professionals
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
    • Managerial positions
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
    • Sustainable Business Development
  • Closing Date: Closed

Project Manager, Maximum Impact Incubator

Program (Division)
Other - Program

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to our mission of saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries. We work at the invitation of governments to support them and the private sector to create and sustain high-quality health systems. 


CHAI was founded in 2002 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the goal of dramatically reducing the price of life-saving drugs and increasing access to these medicines in the countries with the highest burden of the disease. Over the following two decades, CHAI has expanded its focus. Today, along with HIV, we work in conjunction with our partners to prevent and treat infectious diseases such as COVID-19, malaria, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. Our work has also expanded into cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and other non-communicable diseases, and we work to accelerate the rollout of lifesaving vaccines, reduce maternal and child mortality, combat chronic malnutrition, and increase access to assistive technology. We are investing in horizontal approaches to strengthen health systems through programs in human resources for health, digital health, and health financing. With each new and innovative program, our strategy is grounded in maximizing sustainable impact at scale, ensuring that governments lead the solutions, that programs are designed to scale nationally, and learnings are shared globally.  


At CHAI, our people are our greatest asset, and none of this work would be possible without their talent, time, dedication and passion for our mission and values. We are a highly diverse team of enthusiastic individuals across 40 countries with a broad range of skillsets and life experiences. CHAI is deeply grounded in the countries we work in, with majority of our staff based in program countries. Learn more about our exciting work:


CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.


Overview of Maximum Impact Incubator (MII) Team and Position

The MII team aims to incubate programs across CHAI's entire portfolio that generate significant health impact through highly cost-effective programming. This team has the exciting and challenging aim of evaluating and prioritizing the most cost-effective and scalable opportunities for new programs aligned with the Effective Altruism philosophy of maximizing the benefit of available resources. 

CHAI and the MII team are seeking a Project Manager to conduct and implement evaluations of the most promising opportunities across multiple countries. In this role, the manager will work closely with the Incubator team, CHAI program and country teams, and other stakeholders to implement rigorous study evaluations of prospective programs. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone who wants to conduct rigorous evaluations to drive genuine impact as we scale programs that will benefit millions globally.


The Project Manager will report to the Country Director and the MII Senior Director.

  • Lead, provide guidance, and support the preparation of rigorous research protocols, ethics applications, and standard operating procedures
  • Oversee and support the state-led recruitment, training and management of data collectors
  • Supervise data collection and other evaluation implementation activities
  • Monitor data quality and security throughout evaluations
  • Guide and oversee the data analysis and interpretation of results
  • Support the technical writing and dissemination of study findings to stakeholders and the global evidence community
  • Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and other relevant stakeholders to ensure fidelity to evaluation implementation.
  • Transfer knowledge to national and state teams on evaluation implementation including M&E, analysis methods, and sampling techniques.
  • Masters degree in epidemiology, economics, biostatistics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience in resource-limited settings
  • Applied research experience, including conducting impact evaluations or operational research projects
  • Statistical analysis skills with demonstrated hands-on experience with SAS, Stata, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated capacity to synthesize information into effective presentations for a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and an ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of partners and stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make linkages between interventions/programs
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to work under pressure, set priorities and generate results
  • Ability to work collaboratively across multiple program teams with various priorities and deliverables
  • Strong management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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