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 : .
CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease.
We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-
related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as Procurement and Supply Chain (PSM) Associate to help malaria programs in Mesoamerica and Hispaniola strengthen supply chain of critical vector control, diagnostic, and treatment commodities.
This position will work with government partners and CHAI country teams as well as suppliers, distributors and regional stakeholders to identify, document and address pressing issues within registration, quantification, procurement and distribution of malaria commodities.
The position, based out of Panama, will primarily focus on Panama but include issues in other countries (Honduras, Guatemala, Haiti) if need arises.
The successful candidate will need to have outstanding analytical and communication skills, as well as be highly skilled at problem-
solving, troubleshooting, and relationship building. She / he must have a deep personal commitment to producing results and working independently without daily supervision.
CHAI places great value on the resourcefulness, tenacity, patience, humility, and high ethical standards of its staff.
lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs), larvicides, rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), and antimalarial medicines, and documenting key gaps and recommendations through presentations and / or written reports
Specific initial focus areas will include : Working closely with Panama CHAI country team and government partners to improve tracking of rapid diagnostic tests in Panama through development and implementation of tracking tools and corresponding data visualization dashboards