CHAI is looking for a Senior Associate, Pediatric HIV & Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (eMTCT). The Associate will be a part of the global Pediatric HIV & eMTCT team, which is primarily responsible for driving strategy development and execution of country and global activities to achieve ambitious pediatric and adolescent HIV treat scale-up goals and help achieve UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets by 2020. The primary goal of our pediatric HIV treatment scale-up work is to help governments accelerate treatment scale-up for children and adolescents living with HIV in focus countries, while moving towards eliminating pediatric HIV in the long-term.
This position will be based in New York, United States or a CHAI Program Country in Africa, pending country team leadership approval.
CHAI is supporting a comprehensive effort to support partner governments to reduce new pediatric infections and improve the long-term survival of all children affected by HIV/AIDS. The Associate will provide support to the Global Pediatric HIV and eMTCT team, including but not limited to the following:
- Work as a member of the global team and with country team program managers, and other internal and external stakeholders to help countries achieve ambitious treatment scale-up goals;
- Help structure and drive key quantitative and qualitative analyses around major eMTCT/pediatric programmatic issues along the pediatric testing, treatment, and retention cascade;
- Help design high-impact interventions to translate the results of relevant analyses into actionable plans and changes in policy and operations at global and country levels;
- Be involved in various aspects of program management including strategy, planning, budgeting, monitoring & evaluation, knowledge management, qualitative and quantitative analysis, implementation, and reporting.
This is a challenging but rewarding position, which will have direct impact on thousands of children and adolescents in need of life-saving treatment.
- At least 3 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree from a well-recognized, high-caliber institution in a relevant field;
- Excellent analytical skills and technical proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint;
- Strong verbal, visual and written communication skills;
- Natural ability to be a team player, build strategic relationships and interact with individuals from different backgrounds;
- Excellent strategic thinker and problem-solver who is able to think creatively around long-term program objectives and the detailed steps necessary to achieve these goals;
- Ability to multi-task and to be effective in high-pressure situations, and able to adapt to fast-paced and changing environments, both internally and externally;
- Ability to work independently on complex projects and solve challenging problems with limited structural or operational support;
- Ability to travel internationally up to 40-50% of the time;
- Help with the development and execution of analytical deliverables, and ensure that analysis is being used to inform program strategy and design;
- Support Director with management of donor relationship and engagement, playing an active role in donor updates;
- Maintain program M&E dashboards through collecting data regularly from country teams, and sharing data at the global level to ensure that the program is accomplishing its objectives and corrective actions are taken if required;
- English language fluency, both written and verbal.
- Work experience in management consulting, finance and similar private enterprises, or in economics and public sector financing;
- Experience working in developing countries, particularly with HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health programs;
- Experience working with country governments and international partners;
- Experience with data analysis or working with STATA, SAS, and other statistical software.
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