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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Director, Orphans & Vulnerable Children
FHI 360 is recruiting an experienced Technical Director for an anticipated USAID/PEPFAR project that will provide support to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) affected by HIV/AIDS in select districts within Zimbabwe. This key project, Getting to ZERO, is a five‐year program aimed to reduce HIV impact, vulnerability and risk, as well as increase high impact HIV services among orphans and vulnerable children and adolescents in targeted communities. The goal for this program is improved health, nutrition, psycho-social well-being and educational outcomes; and reduced abuse of children affected by HIV. The program seeks to advance ownership at the local level of a comprehensive, integrated, community-based AIDS response to mitigate the impact of HIV on orphans and vulnerable children.
The Technical Director will be responsible for the technical oversight of the project and is specifically responsible for the implementation of evidence-based, high quality, multisectoral interventions to strengthen the capacity of families and communities to appropriately care for children affected by HIV/AIDS. The Technical Director will also work to ensure strong linkages and collaboration among health and social service providers, to strengthen the continuum of care for children. S/he will report directly to the Chief of Party (COP) and will advise and support the COP in providing technical direction to project implementation and ensure the project meets stated goals, expected results and reporting requirements. S/he will take a technical leadership role in coordination with GOZ, local community organizations, and other stakeholders. S/he will be knowledgeable about evidence-based and state-of-the-art OVC service delivery approaches. This position is contingent on the issuance of USAID funding and the selection of applicants is subject to USAID approval.
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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