Specific duties and responsibilities:
· In conjunction with the project director, develop and implement project tools, methods, and activities.
· Ensure project tools, methods, and activities are evidence-based and incorporate gender and youth analysis to address PED integration and advocacy capacity strengthening.
· Creatively approach the development of project objectives and outcomes to create cutting-edge solutions.
· Contribute to the creation of a monitoring and evaluation plan, incorporating key USAID sustainability principles.
· Oversee strategic partnerships and communications activities; Engage with key stakeholders including but not limited to government representatives, USAID, implementing partners, and technical experts.
· Contribute to project reporting, documentation, and other deliverables as needed.
· Uphold JGI’s Code of Conduct.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
· Minimum eight (8) years of experience working in population, health or environmental advocacy policy, research or communication or another field that relates to the applicant’s specific technical approach.
· Master’s degree or higher in public health, international relations, environmental science or policy, economics, administration, or related discipline; and
· Demonstrated technical skills and expertise relevant to this project which include - but are not limited to - advocacy, communications, monitoring and evaluation, health policy, youth, gender, private sector engagement, or equity.
· Advanced experience in behavioral design principles.
· Proven ability to effectively forge open and collaborative relationships with partners and stakeholders.
· Extensive understanding of the integration of PED programs and cross-sector approaches to improve health outcomes and ensure sustainability and growth.
· Demonstrated ability in engaging youth and applying gender analysis in implementing cross-sector activities and advocacy efforts related to FP/RH and PED.
· Strong background in strategic communication and strengthening local capacity to lead advocacy and communication efforts.
· Understanding of and commitment to JGI’s advocacy principles and approaches.
· Fluent in written and spoken English.
· Master’s degree in public health, environmental science or policy, global development, or related field with a focus on cross-sector implementation of FP/RH
· Fluency in French
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
· Demonstrated implementation knowledge in USAID priority countries.
· Demonstrated adaptability to shifting priorities and strategic direction.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
· Ability to travel to remote locations
· 4-5 Staff
· Activities advisors and program officers
· Candidates must have demonstrated experience managing projects of over $5 million.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID and will be based in DC