Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Lead – Human Resources for Health (HRH), Burma’s HIV-AIDS Program Planning Activity

Yangon, Myanmar
Apply by 30 June 2018
Posted on 31 May 2018

Job Description

The HSS Lead -will be responsible for overall strategic direction for mainstreaming HSS program, with a particular emphasis on human resources for health (HRH) to support the national goals.

The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.

The Applicant must meet or exceed the qualifications listed below:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in public health, international development, public policy,

or related field;

  • A minimum of ten years’ global and in-country experience in implementation of health

systems strengthening programs and/or policy reform preferably addressing human resources (HRH)for health interventions

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing robust HSS programs in a developing country context, with technical expertise in national/provincial human resources for health (HRH) interventions (e.g. human resource development, human resource planning, human resource information systems);
  • Demonstrated capacity to operate within the HSS community and function as a leader on diverse matters related to HSS in developing countries;
  • Demonstrated experience implementing HSS programs that incorporate non-health sector and/or multi-health sector programs;
  • Demonstrated management, leadership, decision making, and interpersonal skills;
  • Full professional proficiency in English with excellent oral and written communications
  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country governments, and U.S. Government Agencies.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at or send the resume (max. of 3 pages) to

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. 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.

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About the Organization

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

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