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Technical Director Job at FHI 360 - Career Opportunity in Zambia
FHI 360 12 Days Ago
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  17 January 2021
Duty Station: Zambia
Posted: 13-01-2021
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-01-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-01-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Technical Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

FHI 361

Deadline of this Job:
17 January 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Zambia , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for several positions for anticipated health programs in southern Africa region. The projects will aim to work with and strengthen local health systems to deliver high impact health interventions, particularly in the areas of maternal and newborn health, child health, nutrition, malaria, and family planning.
Technical Director .

The Technical Director will support and advise the Project Director and other project staff on various technical fields related to the program (e.g. RMNCAH, health systems strengthening, policy reform and implementation) and help design the strategies and approaches to achieve expected results. The Technical Director will provide strategic technical direction and oversight for the development, coordination, and implementation of complex and diverse sets of interventions to produce the project’s expected outcomes. S/he will ensure that the project provides high-quality capacity building processes and solutions. S/he will report to the Project Director and supervise a team of technical advisors and officers providing cross-cutting support to the project’s technical assistance and systems strengthening activities. S/he will collaborate closely with the MEL Director (particularly on designing and implementing project learning and adaptive management strategies and approaches), and the program, grants, and finance and operations teams.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Medical degree with master’s degree or its equivalent in public health, health administration or related field.
• At least 10 years progressive experience public health programs especially maternal and child health, FP, nutrition, quality improvement, and/or health systems strengthening. Preference to be given to prior experience in southern and eastern Africa.
• Demonstrated leadership capacity to build and lead technical teams.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior level officials particularly interacting productively, proactively and comfortably with national and subnational government officials and institutions, NGOs, private sector groups, CSOs, and donor organizations.
• Experience in staff management and performance monitoring are highly desirable.
• Working knowledge of and experience with US Government funded program management, policies, regulations and procedures.
• Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in English required.

Job Education Requirements: Medical degree with master’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. Click here to apply

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