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
Underlying CHAI’s approach is the development of effective, government-led management systems that serve as the backbone towards facilitating program implementation; supports transition and enables governments to sustain progress, while also providing for the continued growth and evolution of national health programs.
CHAI’s Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) approach to address these challenges begin with reaching adolescents with reproductive health education and services, and continues with supporting women through their reproductive years to ensure every woman is able to realize her reproductive intentions including: avoid unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, terminate a pregnancy safely under a country’s legal framework, have a healthy pregnancy and childbirth, see her newborn thrive from birth to childhood, and space and limit births
CHAI Myanmar is seeking a Program Officer for the sexual and reproductive health program collaborated with the National Maternal and Reproductive Health (MRH) division, Ministry of Health and Sports, focused on escalarating the introduction and coverage of quality of public-sector delivery of birth spacing methods and other reproductive health services in Myanmar.
The Program Officer will support the MRH team in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with State and Regional health departments, also supporting technical assistance to operational districts, townships and sub-township levels. The Program Officer will also develop a strong understanding of the sexual and reproductive health landscape. He/she will mainly focus on providing direct technical and management support to all levels on increasing commodity security for family planning, strengthening of data reporting in the public sector and consolidation of service data across public and private sectors, improving the monitoring & evaluation (M&E) and supportive supervision (coaching and mentoring) programs to ensure quality assurance of the clinical services in the public sector.
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 high-pressure, unstructured environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. The ideal candidate will also possess cultural sensitivity skills and demonstrate high emotional intelligence, as they will be working closely with government and external partners.
The Program Officer will be based in Tanintharyi region with regular travel to Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw and their respective primary duty area.