The Associate will be a key member of the CHAI team, providing technical and management support to CMPE for the effective implementation of malaria elimination, with particular focus on all aspects related to the introduction of safe radical cure for P. vivax. In addition to optimizing use of existing tools for radical cure, the Associate will help explore the potential introduction and scale up of new promising tools for radical cure of P. vivax that are about to enter the market. The role requires a high level of coordination within CMPE, UNOPS, WHO, PATH, MMV, UCSF, CSO implementing partners, and the CHAI team at global, central and subnational levels. The Associate support CMPE on program design, work plans, materials development, training roll out, budget and supply chain inputs, partner coordination, monitoring & evaluation for the new P. vivax project. The Associate will also support the provincial team to ensure timely use and analysis of data from DHIS2 to inform response interventions.
CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic. We seek a highly committed and adaptable individual with a track record of delivering quality results with limited resources. S/he should be able to work independently and effectively in a high-pressure, unstructured environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously whilst mentoring a team to perform consistently. The ideal candidate will also possess cultural sensitivity and demonstrate high emotional intelligence, as they will be working closely with the government and external partners.
The position reports to the Program Manager. In-country travel and occasional regional travel is expected on an as-needed basis.