Maternal and Newborn Health Technical Lead

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 23 August 2019
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 22 September 2019
  • Proposal

Job Description

Serve as the lead technical expert on USAID’s flagship MOVING INTEGRATED, QUALITY MATERNAL, NEWBORN, AND CHILD HEALTH AND FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES TO SCALE (MOMENTUM) project with responsibilities for providing overall strategic direction and technical leadership. Work collaboratively with USAID technical teams and relevant global, regional, and country actors to advance and inform policy dialogue and facilitate the uptake of state of the art technical approaches within country programs. Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

Master’s degree required in Clinical or Public Health areas. Doctoral level preferred). Minimum of 10 years of International programming work experience, related professional experience, or research institution experience in Maternal and Newborn Health required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Must be able to establish strong relationships cross culturally. Proficiency in a language other than English preferred. Proven senior expertise in developing and implementing effective partnerships with partners, government entities, and donors. Knowledge and proven experience in technical leadership, strategy development, and staff oversight. Demonstrated leadership, management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with proven ability to liaise effectively with and collaborate with diverse stakeholders, including global (WHO, UNICEF, FP2020, Gavi, etc), regional (WAHO, ADB, etc), national, local, public and private partners. Strong interpersonal and capacity building skills including training, mentoring, and coaching skills. Standard office environment. Domestic and international travel, up to 40% of the time.

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About the Organization

We are a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice.

Working in nearly 100 countries around the world, we serve all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

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