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 – Zimbabwe Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family planning
FHI 360 is seeking applications for an Technical Director for an anticipated Integrated Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family planning project in Zimbabwe. This project aims to improve maternal, newborn and child health and reproductive health services in targeted areas through a combined maternal, newborn and child health and family planning activity. The project will operate over a five-year period. The OBGYN/Technical Director will be responsible for the technical leadership and oversight of the project and is specifically responsible for the implementation of evidence-based, high quality, multi-sectoral interventions to strengthen the access to and utilization and delivery of integrated, quality MNCH and family planning services by improving quality and youth friendliness of MNCH and FP services throughout the continuum of care, while strengthening community systems and linkages. The Technical Director will manage the design and implementation of key components of the program description and ensure adherence to global standards of excellence in health service delivery programming. Extensive experience in working with governments to identify needs, set priorities, and provide technical assistance based on the identified needs is required. Technical assistance will take the form of working with the government to implement high impact RMNCH practices and building health systems both at the facility and the community levels.
The position will be based in Harare and will report to the Chief of Party. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project and selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
Qualified Zimbabwean OB/GYNs are highly encouraged to apply.
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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