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. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Director for an anticipated USAID Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD), Sub-element 2A-Asia.
This individual will be responsible for providing technical leadership of the program and supporting the Program Director with his/her responsibilities.
The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.
The Technical Director must have the following experience and qualifications:
- A degree in medicine or PhD, preferably with a specialization in NTDs;
- Minimum of 15 years’ experience working on international projects related to NTDs,
preferably with one or more of the following: LF, trachoma, onchocerciasis,
schistosomiasis and/or soil-transmitted helminths;
- At least five years of senior level experience providing technical support to developing
countries on NTDs;
- Demonstrated experience working in global or regional consensus building or normative
guidance setting initiatives or working groups on one or more NTD;
- A least five years in management of public health programming involved in the
introduction and scale up of technical interventions;
- Proven skill in working with senior‐level representatives of developing country
governments, international organizations, other bilateral donor and civil society
organizations, and private sector organizations;
- Demonstrated management, leadership, decision‐making, and interpersonal skills; and
- Full professional proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communications
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at https://www.fhi360.org/careers or send the resume (max. of 3 pages) to APROProposal@fhi360.org.
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.