Malaria Strategy & Financing Associate

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  • Angola

Clinton Health Access Initiative


Overview

Overview:

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

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.

CHAI’s global malaria and neglected tropical disease (NTD) program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their programs and reduce the burden of preventable, treatable diseases. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards elimination of malaria and NTDs in the long term.

Overview of role

CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual who is passionate about solving ever-changing complex problems to make a positive impact to the world around them and contribute to a healthy and productive work environment on the Malaria Team.

As part of the Malaria Team, this Associate will directly support the Angola government in tailoring their strategy to local contexts as well as obtaining and managing the financial resources necessary to reduce the burden of malaria. Areas of support will include developing malaria national strategic plans, conducting analysis to optimize the value of every dollar spent, work towards strengthening of financial and programmatic data use for decision-making, improving the holistic management of programs, and seeking funding to support malaria programming.

The Associate will report to the Angola Malaria Country Manager and will work in close collaboration with CHAI Country Teams and Regional Technical Teams. The Associate will be expected to follow safety and security protocols and in-office protocols set by the CHAI office of their base location.

The Associate will bring outstanding analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills; be able to work independently; and have deep personal commitment to producing results. Background in finance or malaria is not required but may be an advantage. The Associate will be expected to be highly proficient in Excel. Most of all, this position requires resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards.

The Associate may be asked to support our team’s work in other countries, including Mozambique.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Develop Excel-based budget and cost models for malaria interventions;
  • Conduct analyses to map available funding to needs and identify resource gaps;
  • Work with stakeholders to prioritize and optimize activities within funding envelope;
  • Develop funding proposals to mobilize resources (e.g., from Global Fund) for countries;
  • Facilitate evidence-based program reviews and strategic and operational planning;
  • Assist malaria programs in identifying and addressing impediments to funding absorption, activity implementation, and programmatic goals;
  • Strengthen financial and programmatic data use to inform program management and strategic decision-making;
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders across CHAI, government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector at the regional, national, and subnational level;
  • Facilitate coordination between government, partner, and internal stakeholders;
  • Share updates, best practices, and lessons learned;
  • Travel to remote regions with limited infrastructure and medical care; and
  • Other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Essential: Professional-level fluency (verbal and written) in Portuguese and English;
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple work streams simultaneously, prioritizing as appropriate;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and flexibly with a strong commitment to excellence in high-pressure situations and in remote settings;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Willingness to travel frequently (20-40% of time) within Africa, including trips to rural areas;
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (e.g., Business, Public Health, Public Policy, International Development);
  • 2+ years of working experience with increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in relevant field (e.g., management consulting, finance, public health, business)

Advantages

  • Experience living or working in Angola, other Lusophone countries, or other resource-limited countries;
  • Experience working with government, multilateral organizations, or development-focused donors;
  • Knowledge of malaria and/or other major global infectious disease problems;
  • Experience or knowledge of health finance, public finance, or finance for development;
  • Experience working remotely with a decentralized/remote team;
  • Master’s degree in related field (e.g., Business, Policy, Public Health, International Development)

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