Program Manager, Advanced HIV Disease (AHD) Program



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-Lesotho is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual with strong program management experience as a Program Manager, Advanced HIV Disease (AHD). The Program Manager reports directly to the Country Director and manages a team at national level. The Program Manager provides the day to day management on program implementation, ensures timely completion and reporting of program deliverables, and manages the review, analysis and interpretation of program impact results. The Program Manager will work closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in scaling access to optimal HIV related products and improving patient outcomes and reducing HIV related mortality. This position will work with different departments within MoH and engaging with different health partners. The position will be based in Maseru but frequent travels to the districts will be required.



  • Oversee the implementation of AHD Program and other related HIV access program work plans including program planning, budgeting, coordination, forecasting, monitoring and reporting
  • Support leadership to provide overall project management and oversight to ensure that expected deliverables and targets are achieved on time and on budget
  • With a client-focused approach, serve as a trusted, accessible advisor to governments on a variety of optimal HIV related product access topics
  • Manage a team by establishing program goals, supervising task execution and monitoring project progress
  • Manage relationship with stakeholders at national and sub national level including both Government and Non-Government organizations, and coordinate with them for improved program performance and leveraging government services for sustainability
  • Help achieve operational excellence through analytics, develop programs strategy and ensure that the program is on track to achieve its objectives
  • Ensure high quality and up-to-date documentation of program activities and achievements including progress reports for submission to donors, and process documentation
  • Promote a culture of high performance and accountability for outcomes and ensure coordination with other teams in the CHAI country office
  • Represent CHAI at policy and guidelines development forums at the national level, while providing technical support to sub national teams for same processes
  • Other responsibilities as requested by supervisor



• Minimum of Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Science, or Business Management
• Dynamic, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding managerial, strategy, analytic, and communication skills
• 7+ years of experience in a demanding result driven environment, including previous successful experience of public health at national and sub national level
• First-hand experience in program management or implementation of HIV program or large public health program
• High degree of understanding of HIV related issues, a strong plus
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships independently with senior government and NGO representatives and navigate complex government processes in a collaborative manner
• Entrepreneurial mindset with ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced and changing environment
• Strong donor reporting and program documentation and communication skills
• Experience being a tenacious manager, role model and team player who demonstrates exceptionally high performance and harnesses the same from a diverse, talented and dynamic team
• Ability to manage and motivate program teams towards a collective goal and manage conflict in diverse teams
• Ability to work effectively with different program partners and stakeholders to achieve collective program targets and goals
• Ability to identify and manage program risks, proactively addressing or reporting issues before they affect program performance and donor relationships
• Demonstrated strong analytical, organizational, leadership, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to make linkages between interventions/programs

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