Technical Director

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About FHI 360

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


The Technical Director shall report to the Chief of Party and will be responsible for the technical direction and technical outcomes of ECHO. The Technical Director and Specialist Advisors will have a two-way relationship and will share in the implementation of the technical principles guiding the program. 

Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Provides technical expertise and leadership for the design and implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment and support programs.
  • Works in close coordination with the Chief of Party to support program implementation
  • Provides leadership and supervision to Technical Directors (M&E, Clinical, Lab etc.)
  • Ensures that high quality and state of the art HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions are implemented in a timely manner and in coordination and collaboration with USG partners and government.
  • Oversees quality assurance program for all technical aspects of the Project.
  • Lead the response to the specified goals and deliverables of the project whilst ensuring all project targets are reached in compliance with FHI 360 and USAID requirements.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the project technical strategies, adapting global and regional technical resources and tools as needed for the Mozambican context.
  • Oversee technical outputs of all partner organizations through regular field visits and facilitate work planning and regular technical meetings for all consortium partners.
  • Identify technical assistance needs and training resources among project staff, partners, government counterparts and beneficiaries and coordinate technical assistance provision.
  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, coordination and linkages to other programs, partners and counterparts, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.
  • Represent the project in technical meetings, conferences, and coordination platform.


  • A medical degree or a doctoral level degree in public health or related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in clinical service delivery of HIV related interventions.
  • Strong skills in data use and interpretation.
  • Ability to perform at a senior policy level.
  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level participating or advising in high level MOH meetings/discussions/boards.
  • Demonstrated ability in monitoring similar programs and interpreting and utilizing national level data.
  • Strong oral and written skills in Portuguese and English.

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.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.


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