Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. ("CHAI") is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.
In South Africa, CHAI's Sustainable Health Financing (SHF) Team is supporting the Department of Health (DoH) at the national, provincial and district level in strengthening the health system to support the rollout of National Health Insurance (NHI) policy reform, and in implementation of scaling up HIV/TB services across the country. Key areas of technical support include Benefits Package Design, Costing, Resource mapping, Planning, and Financial management, and overall the identification and realisation of efficiency savings.
The Associate will be based in Pretoria, South Africa with possible national travel, and will report to the Programme Manager of the SHF Team. He/she will:
Education: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Economics or Finance or a health-related discipline.
Experience: A minimum of three years' professional experience in a private or public sector or non-governmental organisation setting, preferably in public health.