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The World Health Organization seeks an Advisor, Family and Community Health (P-4) in Caracas, Venezuela. Duties: Provide technical advice to national authorities in the development of strategic actions to improve women, maternal, perinatal, neonatal, infant, child, adolescent, youth, men and elderly health, and their access to health care taking into consideration gender and ethnic equality commitments, inequities in health, and the level of development of the countries. REQUIRES: A university degree in a health-related profession and a master's degree in public health, family health or related field from a recognized institution. Nine years of combined national and international experience in managing inter-sectoral health or social projects and programs in the area of family health with emphasis in sexual and reproductive health. Of these, at least five years should include development of policies. Closing date: 6/21/16. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: Reference Vacancy no: PAHO/16/FT314.



The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II),a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global, seeks a Senior Tuberculosis (TB) Communications Advisor (Senior Advisor) - GHFP- II-P5-206 who will serve within the TB Team of USAID's Bureau for Global Health (GH), Office of Health, Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition (HIDN), Infectious Diseases (ID) Division (GH/HIDN/ID). The Senior Advisor will provide global technical leadership to USAID in all aspects of communications. S/he will provide communication strategies on the USAID-funded TB program activities and accomplishments for a wide audience. Attention will be focused on producing media and policy materials including a report to Congress, designing high level events and activities (e.g. World TB Day), overseeing contracts for TB social media and website content, and other communication related activities. The Senior Advisor will participate in high level strategic discussions on TB to ensure materials and information are relevant and effective. The Senior Advisor will work with the TB Team to strategically plan for new ways to better communicate their efforts. ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES : 1. Providing communication support to the GH/HIDN/ID TB program (63%):Overseeing the TB strategic communications plans, including annual strategies that support the programmatic and technical objectives of the TB Team. Overseeing communications activities that amplify TB program and key technical successes, including spearheading major announcements and deliverables around key observance days, conferences, meetings, and other events and forums. Overseeing the development of external messages to inform talking points, speech/remarks, op-ed, blogs, press releases, fact sheets and Q&A's. Participating in the development and distribution of online and print content including website information management, social media, and newsletters. Coordinating responses to internal and external information requests including briefers, scheduling requests, action memos and communications to the field. 2. Providing technical assistance and leadership to USAID country level TB programs and partners including the host government (30%): Providing country Missions with key strategies and messages to appropriately communicate about their TB program. Providing senior level strategic and programming guidance on TB field level communication efforts. Supporting USAID missions to strengthen the coordination and leveraging of USAID TB communication efforts with other USG agencies, donors and partners. International and domestic travel approximately 15%.TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (7%): Keeping abreast of literature, reports, international guidelines and standards, as well as latest developments in the fields of tuberculosis programming. Preparing and submitting job-related papers to professional journals and meetings. Deepening knowledge of tuberculosis communications strategies. REQUIRED SKILLS: Master's degree or higher in public health, communications or a related discipline. Minimum ten (10) years' experience in health communication, policy and/or advocacy, with at least three (3-5) years' experience in an international or resource challenged setting. Demonstrated experience in senior-level health communications strategies, preferably in international settings or public health and infectious diseases. Knowledge of and familiarity with key communication tools and networks. Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and in teams. Ability to travel internationally. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. TO APPLY : All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by June 21, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.



FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Project Manager II, Linkages for the USAID-funded project, Linkages across the Continuum of HIV Services for Key Populations Affected by HIV (LINKAGES), under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) program in Botswana. LINKAGES is implemented by FHI 360 in partnership with Pact, IntraHealth International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and conducts a range of activities to reduce HIV transmission among key populations (KP) - sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs - and improve their enrollment and retention in care and treatment across the HIV cascade. Responsibilities: The LINKAGES Project Manager is the senior member of the LINKAGES staff and will provide technical and management leadership to the LINKAGES project in Botswana. The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is to ensure successful implementation of the LINKAGES work plan and achievement of the project's targets and goals across the three Results Areas: Result 1:Increased availability of comprehensive prevention, care and treatment services, including reliable coverage across the continuum of care for key populations. Result 2: Demand for comprehensive prevention, care and treatment services among key populations enhanced and sustained. Result 3: Strengthened systems for planning, monitoring, evaluating and assuring the quality of programs for key populations The position will be based in Gaborone, Botswana. Botswana nationals and candidates currently based in the region are encouraged to apply. Suitably qualified candidates openly living with HIV and/or who are representative of the key populations affected by HIV are also actively encouraged to apply. Position Responsibilities: Manages, implements, and monitors systems, services, staff and budgets to achieve financial, administrative and programmatic goals. Responsible for the implementation and oversight of technical activities in the LINKAGES work plan. Supervises and provide technical guidance and mentorship to the LINKAGES team on technical assistance and project implementation. Provides technical and programmatic expertise in HIV prevention, care and treatment activities for female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals including community-based outreach, peer education, drop-in centers, mobile outreach, health clinic, hospital, and private facility service provision, ICT, referrals systems for HIV, STI, GBV, PMTCT and FP services. Oversees the development and monitoring of local organization subawards in compliance with USG, PEPFAR and FHI 360 rules and regulations. Works collaboratively with the entire LINKAGES team in Botswana and ensures strong coordination among team partners on the implementation of technical activities. Ensures project achieves high quality results in accordance with the targets identified in the work plan and Performance Monitoring Plan. Ensure program quality according to FHI 360 standards including quality assurance and quality improvement initiatives. Oversees production of timely and accurate technical and financial reports to FHI 360 and USAID as required. Coordinates and meets with, as appropriate, USAID, the Ministry of Health, and local and international partners and other stakeholders in Botswana. Serve as the LINKAGES point person for interactions with USAID/Botswana, implementing partners, and the Government of Botswana and MOH. Identifies structural barriers to the uptake of HIV clinical services for key population groups and ways to address those structural barriers working with civil society, private businesses and government. Monitors work plan activities; ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance in program operations; coordinates partner efforts in program implementation including assisting in the provision of technical assistance to each grant partner for the provision of high quality services; ensure appropriate program monitoring and reporting. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/ Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field. Masters level degree in Public Health (preferred) or related field or equivalent. At least 7 - 9 years of demonstrated key population group technical expertise, with substantial HIV prevention, care, and treatment experience with female sex workers, and/or men who have sex with men, and transgender individuals. At least 8 years of demonstrated excellence in a senior level technical advisor and leadership position, preferably in an international development context and working with key population groups. Excellent oral and written communication in English Previous experience in Sub-Saharan Africa is strongly preferred; Botswana experience is a plus. Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff. Experience in multi-sector management and implementation. Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language as appropriate. Preferred Education and/or related experience with operating in insecure environments. To apply: https://jobs-



FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The purpose of the project is to change social and gender norms to promote positive health behaviors and practices. The CPICI award will provide SBCC support and build local capacity for behavior changes needed to improve health outcomes in Family Planning/ Reproductive Health (FP/RH); Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH); Malaria; Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS); Tuberculosis (TB) and other selected health areas. The target populations of CPICI are women and youth. Responsibilities: The Senior Capacity Strengthening Advisor will oversee the capacity strengthening portfolio of work and direct the provision of technical assistance and training support to public and private organizations in an array of technical areas including social and behavior change communication (SBCC), organizational development, monitoring and evaluation, financial management and grant compliance, USG government regulations and agreement adherence, and a variety of health issues (maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (MNCAH); family planning (FP); malaria prevention, control and case management; Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS). He/she will take a lead in directing capacity strengthening efforts assisting partners in developing and implementing comprehensive SBCC activities at national, regional, local levels. Work will commence with organizational assessments and subsequent development of a tailored TA and support plan alignment to results of the assessment and proposed needs as defined both by the partner and USAID. This position is contingent upon funder approval of key personnel and availability of funds. Lead the design, delivery and monitoring of technical assistance provided toward strengthening SBCC, organizational, managerial, financial, compliance and systems and mutually identified needs for a number of local organizations and national and regional government of Tanzania. Assess the organizational systems and SBCC capacity of and develop technical assistance plans for the selected partners. Source and manage technical assistance providers to respond to requests in a timely and efficient manner. Guide and monitor implementation of activities to achieve the goals of the project, ensuring that required inputs are in place on time. Develop/refine the projects approaches, resources and learning around capacity strengthening Build staff capacity for capacity strengthening. Report on progress made against technical assistance plans as requested. Represent the project on relevant working groups. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree or its international equivalent in organizational development, public health, education, social science or a related field. At least 8 years of experience in progressively increasing responsibility in design and managing complex, large capacity strengthening programs in developing countries involving multiple stakeholders. Excellent verbal and written communication Strong understanding and previous experience working with, advising and providing capacity strengthening to the Government of Tanzania and Tanzanian non-governmental organizations/civil society organizations (NGOs/CSOs) and private sector organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of capacity strengthening methodologies at the system, organization, and individual level. Demonstrated strong technical, programming and management skills Demonstrated experience working with the Government of Tanzania, NGO/CSOs and media, private and public sector and other stakeholders preferably in SBCC related areas. Professional training and experience with adult learning methods, training or facilitation, organizational capacity assessments, mapping and planning Proven ability to work as an effective team member Excellent oral/written communication skills in English and one or more additional languages a plus. Ability to set priorities while multi-tasking, and meet deadlines. Language requirements: English and one or more local languages This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. To apply: or/job.



Orbis International is committed to taking an evidence-centered approach to its mission of promoting eye health for all. Toward this end, the Director of Monitoring & Evaluation will cultivate an organizational culture which is attentive to the need for rigor in generating evidence; actively uses high quality evidence to inform its strategies; and contributes to global and local solutions by producing original evidence of innovative approaches to high impact eye health problems.

The Director of Monitoring & Evaluation reports to the Chief of Program, and works across the whole organization. S/He supervises all global M&E staff (currently one Senior Manager). S/He closely guides and directs the work of the country M&E staff worldwide, ensuring their effectiveness in collaboration with their relevant Country Director.


Develop approaches to embed M&E into the core of the organization across all departments and in all locations.
Train M&E staff in Orbis's approach.
Build capacity across all departments by collaborating with department heads to run appropriate workshops / trainings on Orbis's approach.
Lead, design and implement efficient organizational performance measurement systems that allow accurate, reliable information collection and reporting

Provide high quality data and evidence from all departments to strengthen informed decision making by relevant committees, Boards, ELT, CoP and CEO.
Ensure that all departmental priorities are measurable, and work specifically with CoP to craft effective indicators for program priorities.

Global Strategic Plan
Develop approaches to measure and report on Orbis's impact
Lead the process to provide quality data from the Global Indicators to decision makers within the organization.
Participate fully in the development of Orbis's next Global Strategic Plan, using learning from the current plan to develop new global indicators.

M&E Frameworks
Develop overall organizational performance measurement framework, linking conceptual models to program monitoring and evaluation and identifying strategies and models for replication;
Ensure timely monitoring, and take into account changes in program conditions when planning, assessing impact and reporting on progress.

Team Leadership
Ensure that the whole M&E team worldwide evolves and works effectively, setting and meeting its priorities;
Keep up to date with, and shares, trends and new approaches in M&E, and actively encourages all M&E staff to do the same
Ensure smooth communication within the M&E team.

Technical Support
Provide technical guidance and oversight to all offices and all departments, especially country/ regional offices, and to the Flying Eye Hospital, Hospital Based Programs and Cybersight.
Oversee that data is collected, analyzed and reported worldwide
Build core competencies of the monitoring & evaluation field staff and project managers through training and technical assistance
Lead guidance to regional, country program staff and partner staff in the design and implementation of outcome and impact studies.

Guides, supervises and participates in joint evaluations. Oversees technical assistance for evaluation activities within regional /country programs
Advises the Chief of Program on M&E-related procedures and policies for Orbis
Ensures organizational responses to findings and recommendations of evaluations and audits are recorded and monitored for follow-up implementation
Coordinates effective dissemination of findings, conclusions, recommendations and lessons learned from evaluations, to intended audience as described in TOR, with a view to improving the program design policy and strategy and contributing to wider learning.
Reviews TORs from the field, and maintains or has access to a database of consultants in various areas of specialty.

Collaborates with IT to review and recommend changes to strengthen our current data and reporting system as needed and to execute the Software Consultants' agreements.
Participates in special projects and performs additional tasks assigned.

Master's Degree, preferably in International Development, Public Health or Epidemiology or related area.
Minimum of 10 years progressively work experience with international development and/or health care programming, with at least 7 years management and supervisory experience.
Previous M&E experience in a non-profit, consulting, or government agency in an international setting preferred.
Successful track record in designing effective M&E strategies and systems, and following-up with quality implementation in the field.
Successful leadership within a changing environment, and of working in multiple locations to deliver effective M&E in change.

Excellent planning, research, and analytical skills, attention to detail and the ability to work cost-effectively and efficiently.
Ability to pursue big picture vision as well as detailed implementation.
Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Training delivery and development of interactive workshops.
Proven leadership ability and collaborative approach to finding solutions, achieving quality work, and delivering outcomes and materials on time in a changing, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with professional contacts, resources and/or networks and relate to people with sensitivity, tact, discretion and professionalism.
Committed to the highest personal and professional integrity and ethics.
Strong computer skills (Windows XP, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, databases and the Internet); working knowledge of statistical software.
Ability to travel internationally, and to travel often. Travel could be up to 50% of the time, especially in the first year.

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Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.



As a member of the NY program team, the Program Manager (PM), Global Program manages implementation and provides effective support to the global program portfolio. The Program Manager works to increase departmental efficiency through the development and maintenance of management systems. S/he provides required and requested support to the global technical directors and the regional program director for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). S/he coordinates, monitors and supports grant-related activities in the assigned country programs and works in close collaboration with Development to support grants/contract management, proposal writing and donor reporting. The Program Manager serves as the main information and knowledge resource for the whole organization; s/he ensures communication to and from regional and country offices, and clinical training programs, ensuring relevant and timely sharing of program related information.

The Program Manager, Global Programs reports directly to the Director, Program Development & Quality. S/he supports all the Global Technical Directors including: Director of M&E, Director of Telehealth and Program Technology, the Director of Faculty Relations, the Director of Advocacy and the Global Medical Director, as well as the Regional Program Director, LAC. S/he also manages the Program Coordinator, Global Programs and works closely with the Program Associate, Global Programs. Finally, the PM liaises closely with the Development and Finance departments.

Support global technical directors and LAC regional program director in achieving their work goals.
Manage the day-to-day implementation of the Global Program Portfolio, including clinical training activities (Hospital based programs, Flying Eye Hospital, fellowships, and Orbis Modular education).
Provide development and management support to LAC (20%), project pilots, technical projects and new projects managed from OI - New York.
Contribute to discrete technical work on thematic issues related to clinical services, clinical education & training, and program development.
Develop and maintain management systems to ensure efficient management and effective support to global programs.
Help develop programmatic tools, guidelines and resources to support management systems
Participate and/or lead field, regional and global level training on aforementioned tools, guidelines and resources.
Provide support in contract/grant management especially documentation and organization, for the overall effective implementation of the global program portfolio (In close collaboration with development).
Act as the key liaison with Development, providing necessary information on Orbis International & Affiliates program portfolio and support the development of proposals and report writing.
Organize key global meetings, including agenda development, coordination of participants and overseeing logistics
Participate in the Flying Eye Hospital planning visits and projects, as required.
Supervise the Program Coordinator, Global Programs

Bachelor's or equivalent degree; Masters Degree in International Development/Public Health or related degree preferred
Minimum 5 years public health project management experience, preferably in an international NGO
Proven experience in design and delivery of international development programs.
Proven experience in proposal development and grants management.
Experience in international eye health preferred.
Experience in adult education, capacity building and/or clinical training activities A plus.

Good communication skills with excellent verbal and written English, Spanish language skills will be an advantage.
Flexible, pro-active, and open-minded work style: the ability to work productively both independently and in a team-based environment
Demonstrated report and proposal-writing skills
High degree of computer literacy including MS Office, presentation software and knowledge resource databases, search engines etc.
Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies A plus
Ability to travel internationally 30% of the time

To apply:
Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a global organization, we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.



The World Health Organization seeks a Technical officer (P-4) in Pyong Yang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The incumbent will take lead in managing and directing the project team members (Monitoring and Evaluation officer, Finance and Logistics officer as well as the national programme officers). The incumbent will work in a collaborative manner with UNICEF country office that serves as the Principal Recipient (PR) and the National Malaria and TB Control Programmes. REQUIRES: Bachelor degree in medicine or science or biology or epidemiology or public health and Master's degree in epidemiology or public health or science or business management. At least 7 years of experience, some of which should have been obtained in an international context, in public health programmes. Closing date: 6/5/16. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: Reference Vacancy no: SE/CO/P/2016/FT16.



FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Senior Private Sector Advisor. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: The position will ensure that project employs cutting edge and evidence based strategies to improve malaria case management in the private sector. The Senior Private Sector Advisor will ensure that the inclusion of the informal private sector in malaria in the malaria response as per the national guidelines and protocols. S/he will work with the Senior M&E and Senior Technical Malaria Advisors to improve the performance (i.e. quality and productivity) of a range of private sector providers; and assist in improving reporting and data collection and management from the private sector. Serves as the main point of contact for private sector engagement on malaria interventions and collaborations for each specific TO; Advises Project Director and other key personnel on public-private partnership strategy and contributes to the strategic direction of the project; Develops overall private sector strategy and plan for the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative for States Project, ensuring its alignment with both PMI and NMEP strategies and identifying opportunities for expansion in the private sector at federal, state, and community level; Supports the development of strategic partnerships in malaria control activities that provide synergy and complement existing strengths; Enhances strategic coordination with NMEP on the public -private sector strategy. Identifies cost effective innovations for expansion in the private sector including marketing strategies, capacity building, demand creation, data collection and supervision; Contributes to market analysis and segmentation for private sector service delivery and commodity management; Works with the Senior M&E Advisor to identify indicators that will communicate success in the private sector; Works with the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor to develop/adapt appropriate tools for quantification of commodity, costing, distribution, capacity building and supportive interventions especially on malaria diagnosis for malaria program. QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Business Administration, or another relevant field; Minimum eight years working in a public-private - mix project, preferably in malaria prevention and treatment and control activities; Demonstrated experience in marketing of health products in Nigeria; Demonstrated progressive field experience in malaria prevention and treatment programs in developing countries; In depth knowledge of the private sector and public-private sector partnerships for health; Demonstrated experience implementing health programs in the private sector, and the community; Demonstrated capacity to mobilize private sector stakeholders at a senior management level. To apply:



FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Chief of Party/Project Director. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: This is a senior position that will lead the USAID - Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) malaria program. The Program Director will serve as the main point of contact of the program and will oversee the development and implementation of all Task Orders (TOs) within the project. S/he will have overall project management including staff, quality and timely submission of all deliverables, external representation of the project and coordination with the USAID IDIQ Contracting Officer's Representative (COR). The successful candidate will have some experience in capacity building and provision of high level technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders. S/he will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker, and will have: excellent communication, analytical, interpersonal and cross- cultural skills; and a proven ability to produce results under limited supervision. H/she will manage and coordinate multiple projects running simultaneously in multiple locations (up to 9 States of Nigeria). Manages the entire program and oversee the implementation of all TOs simultaneously in different locations; Provides oversight, and monitoring of activities for malaria prevention and treatment activities for all TOs; Ensures the timely development and completion of detailed and accurate technical program deliverables and reports to fulfill USAID reporting requirements; Coordinates technical activities with the USAID Nigeria mission, partners, sub-recipients, government agencies, international and local NGOs, and community organizations. Liaises and coordinates with other related projects and activities ongoing in Nigeria including FHI 360's ongoing programs; Leads the development and implementation of annual work plans and contributes to the development of performance monitoring plans, working closely with project technical experts on all project activities; Works closely with the Director of Finance and Administration and monitors project budget, checking for proper burn rates, allowability, allocability, and appropriateness of expenses; Represents FHI 360 in all relevant technical meetings and coordination bodies; ensures that meetings are documented and results circulated to appropriate staff and other relevant actors on a timely basis; Coordinates visits of FHI 360, donor, partners, etc. related to the project. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred qualifications: MD, DVM, or MPH/PhD, with strong background in malaria epidemiology is required; Minimum eight years managing and working in malaria prevention and treatment and control activities; More than 10 years of experience working in international settings, preferably in Africa and preferably in malaria programs; Demonstrated ability in effectively managing large partnerships; and multi-location projects an asset; Demonstrated ability to manage large scale project grants, including project design, budget preparation, expenditure tracking, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting; Ability to mobilize and coordinate partners around selected malaria intervention policies, approaches and indicators; Experience with planning, implementation, data management, and research/study analysis and interpretation preferred; Strong experience in results dissemination and publication is preferred; Demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively with partners and communities as well as transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through workshops, training and meetings using participatory methods; Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Ability to work both independently and in a team; Proficiency in English written and oral communication skills. Note: Nigeria nationals with experience in Nigeria and/or African countries are preferred. To apply:



FHI 360, a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, seeks a Senior Malaria Technical Advisor. Availability of position is contingent upon funding and approval of key personnel. Responsibilities: The Senior Malaria Technical Advisor Specialist will provide overall technical leadership to support quality malaria interventions especially in diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in general and malaria in pregnancy (MIP) in particular. The focus will be on public sector facilities but also at the community level as indicated by the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative program and National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) priorities. S/he will support the formulation of evidence-based national health policies, strategies and systems for public sector service delivery, and coordinate the development of the technical aspects of project implementation. S/he will support program activities focused on the private sector, malaria surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, and operations research in conjunction with the Senior M&E and Senior Private Sector Advisors, the NMEP and other partners. Works collaboratively with senior staff, USAID, the Government of Nigeria and partners to develop and periodically refine program strategies as needed. Provides overall technical leadership on the planning, design implementation, monitoring and reporting of malaria prevention and treatment activities under the U.S President's Malaria Initiative for States program. Develops and maintains systems for assuring quality of all interventions including prevention, diagnosis, malaria in pregnancy, severe malaria among others; capacity building and information, education and communication protocols and SOPS are appropriate for the project. Coordinates the development of all technical aspects of program implementation approaches and ensures appropriate consultations with stakeholders at all levels; and especially with USAID contractors collaborating on this project in the areas of BCC and procurement. Communicates a common vision among diverse partners (i.e. Government of Nigeria USAID, CSOs) and coordinates multi-disciplinary technical assistance teams with the Government. Ensures effective integration and coordination of program implementation among partner organizations through effective leadership. Maintains a strong and wide network with key partners and stakeholders, and ensures that the project is represented in appropriate technical, steering, and advisory groups. Supports maintenance of the program surveillance system. Supports the management, development and monitoring of work plans and budgets and ensures appropriate levels of technical assistance for interventions by all partners. Provides technical input into the program monitoring and evaluation as well as surveillance. Represents the program in malaria technical sub- committees and other meetings as agreed with the COP and FHI 360 country leadership. QUALIFICATIONS: Medical degree - MD or MPH/PhD, postgraduate qualification in international health or related discipline; Minimum of ten (10) years experience in malaria epidemiology and control in Africa, including some at international level; Proven technical skills in malaria case management, integrated community case management and prevention at international level; Experience and understanding of working with Ministries of Health in policy and strategy formulation at national and sub-national level; Experience in training health workers, preferably in both public and private sectors (formal and informal); Ability to build positive local working relationships with local communities, LGA officials, and where appropriate, donor representatives; Previous experience in developing country contexts and ideally, in Nigeria an asset; Prior experience with USAID-funded projects or similar international donor funded programs is preferred; A history of productive involvement with governmental health systems, processes and service delivery models in developing countries; Excellent and demonstrated project management and coordination skills. Background in research desirable. Must be able to read and write in English with professional proficiency as well as possess presentation development send delivery skills. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, including proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners and lead a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to establish and sustain professional relationships and to work collaboratively with host-country government counterparts and civil society organizations. Strong experience in results dissemination and publication is preferred. To apply: malaria-technical-advisor/job.



The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP-II) is a five year cooperative agreement implemented and managed by the Public Health Institute in partnership with Global Health Corps, GlobeMed, Management Systems International and PYXERA Global. GHFP-II is supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). GHFP seeks a Senior Nutrition SBC, Strategic Communications, and Knowledge Management Advisor (Senior Advisor) who will work as part of the Nutrition Team, and will provide leadership in developing the SBC, strategic communications, and knowledge management strategy, in centrally-managed nutrition projects and activities. The Senior Advisor will provide technical assistance to the Nutrition Team and to USAID Missions on topics related to these areas of expertise, and will collaborate with other strategic communications, knowledge management and SBC technical staff in GH, the Bureau for Food Security (BFS), and in the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs on questions. RESPONSIBILITIES : Providing technical leadership for nutrition-related SBC for centrally-managed nutrition projects in GH, and activities managed in BFS and Food for Peace (FFP). Participating on design teams for new projects and providing technical guidance in the implementation and evaluation of SBC activities. Collaborating in the monitoring of SBC activity performance as requested, including field-based visits to country-level projects. Supporting USAID Missions to develop and evaluate initiatives to build in-country capacity addressing nutrition SBC issues, including the ability to carry out longer-term integrated SBC strategies and activities. Facilitating the sharing of nutrition SBC materials and best practices across US Government (USG) programs in different countries, as well as through knowledge management "hub" and communications activities. Participating in developing recommendations for new areas of nutrition SBC research and programming, and promoting innovation in behavioral interventions and communication. Providing USAID country health teams and implementing partners with expert input and technical support to ensure best practices in social and behavioral interventions and communication campaigns. Collaborating with strategic communications experts in GH, BFS, FFP, and the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), to develop and coordinate nutrition-related communications for audiences within the Agency, USAID Field Missions, and external groups. Developing a multi- year communication strategy and dissemination plan related to the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, its accompanying technical briefs and other technical materials, and consistent with GH's strategic vision. In collaboration with BFS and FFP, leading preparations for regional nutrition learning workshops referred to as Nutrition Global Learning and Evidence Exchanges (GLEE). Leading the preparation of technical communication pieces related to nutrition as it relates to public health, gender, poverty, private sector engagement, food security and nutrition policy, and presenting findings to relevant audiences. Preparing reports, concept/position papers, correspondence/briefers/talking points, blogs, social media and other documentation related to nutrition, food security and nutrition policy. Collaborating with knowledge management experts in GH, BFS, FFP, DCHA and elsewhere to develop and "host" a nutrition information resource "hub" for the Agency that connects and shares knowledge with nutrition colleagues throughout the Agency. Developing a multi-year knowledge management and dissemination plan related to the Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, its accompanying technical briefs and other technical materials. Providing technical advice and support to Missions, facilitating cross-country learning related to nutrition social and behavior change communication programming. Creating communications mechanisms for nutrition knowledge sharing with target groups and audiences including an online resource library and interactive platforms catering to, among others, the Agency nutrition "diaspora," the Martin J. Forman Foreign Service National Fellows, and other USG and external groups. International and domestic travel approximately 25%. REQUIRED: Master's degree or higher in communications, nutrition communications, public health communications, social psychology, or other relevant behavioral/social science field. Minimum ten (10) years' experience in nutrition and/or public health programming, policy or research, with at least three (3-5) years' experience in an international or resource-challenged setting. Substantial experience in social and behavior change programming required. Experience managing a comprehensive strategic communication program to advance an organization's mission and goals required. Experience developing various web/print/social media or organizing events required. Knowledge of nutrition and food security issues in developing countries preferred. Formal training in and demonstrated understanding of theories and frameworks relating to individual behavior change and broader social responses, the evidence base for social and behavioral/communications interventions and best practices, and familiarity with the current SBC literature is preferred. Hands-on experience designing, planning, implementing and evaluating behavioral interventions and/or communication campaigns is highly desirable. Experience with development international programming, and evaluation functions and procedures. Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, including cross-cultural teams. Ability to travel internationally, estimated to be about 25%. US citizenship or US permanent residency required. TO APPLY : All applicants are required to apply for this position through GHFP-II's online recruitment system at, which allows you to store your CV, profile and bio data form in our database. A separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by June 3, 2016 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.


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