Senior Management & Technical Positions
Location: Washington DC, USA
Last Date: April 8, 2011
works to improve the health and well-being of people in the poorest communities
of the world. We do this by sharing our expertise in sexual and reproductive
health and transforming the quality of health care. We promote gender equity,
advocate for sound practices and policies, and inspire people to assert their
rights to better, healthier lives. Working in partnership with local
organizations, we adapt our work in response to local needs.
is seeking for qualified applicants to staff the below mentioned anticipated
USAID-funded FP/RH project aiming at strengthening quality FP/RH service
delivery through the use and scale-up of FP/RH practices. The positions will be
based in Washington DC. Please be informed that one of the senior Advisor’s
positions will also serve as Project’s Deputy.
The Project Director will provide overall leadership of the program. Working
closely with the Senior Advisor for Strengthening facility Based Services and
the Senior Advisors for FP best Practices and Community Based services , he/ she
will ensure that the goal of the project are met.
Advanced degree(s) in public health, social sciences, health systems,
nursing administration, management, or a related advanced degree; at least 10
years of work experience in designing and implementing health service delivery
strengthening projects, with five of these years spent managing large, complex
family planning projects while living in developing countries; experience
interacting with government agencies, host country governments and counterparts
and international donor agencies; demonstrated international credibility as a
leader in health and health service delivery strengthening in developing
countries; Proficiency in second language is desirable.
for strengthening facility-Based Services–
The Senior Advisor for strengthening facility-based services will strengthen
quality FP/ RH service delivery by addressing gaps in effective, sustainable,
quality service delivery. He/she will also collaborate with in-country public,
private and NGO sector that are focused on service delivery and other areas of
the health system in order to achieve the goal of the project.
An Advanced degree in public health or a clinical discipline; at least 8 years
of experience in implementing or managing projects related to strengthening FP/RH
facility-based services, with three-five years spent managing facility-based
programs in developing countries; demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based FP/RH
interventions to strengthen clinical services; experience with FP integration
with MNCH, nutrition and / or HIV/AIDS is highly desirable; Demonstrated
experience with broader health systems strengthening; demonstrated knowledge of
evidence-based FP/RH interventions to strengthen clinical services; Proficiency
in a second language is desirable.
for FP Best Practices and Community-Based Services–
The Senior Technical Advisor for FP Best Practices and Community-Based Services
will focus on expanding awareness and use of existing FP/RH best practices;
generate new knowledge about service delivery strengthening through the use and
scale-up of existing best practices and identify and document new FP/ RH best
practices and innovations.
An advanced degree in Public Health, nursing, midwifery, a clinical discipline,
social sciences or a related advanced degree; at least 8 years of experience in
implementing or managing community-based service delivery projects, with three
to five years spent managing community-based service delivery projects in
developing countries; demonstrated knowledge of evidence-based FP/RH
interventions to strengthen community-based FP/RH services; Demonstrated
leadership qualities, broad technical and management expertise and experience;
Experience with integration of FP with MNCH, and HIV/AIDS is highly desirable;
Proficiency in a second language is highly desirable.
and Youth Advisor
– The Senior Gender and Youth Advisor will work to promote gender-equlity
approaches and tools for development of service delivery models, focusing on
male engagement, spousal communication and gender based violence.
Advanced Degree in public health, international development, social sciences,
gender/ women studies, adolescent health, anthropology, or a related field. At
least 8 years of experience in designing, managing and implementing programs in
developing countries that seek to increase gender-equality, empower women and
girls, and strengthen FP/RH service delivery; at least 2-3 years of experience
managing gender-related/ and/or youth programs while living in developing
countries and experience in youth coaching and mentoring, including gender
training/ capacity building; experience in conducting gender analysis, planning
& implementing youth studies, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative
data; a demonstrated familiarity with gender integration tools and
methodologies, and knowledge of internationally recognized evidence-based
interventions to promote gender-equity in FP/RH; proficiency in one or more
foreign languages is desirable.
The M&E Advisor will play a leadership role in monitoring, validating,
documenting and sharing approaches for strengthening service delivery through
the use and scale-up of evidence-based FP/RH interventions.
Advanced degree in public health, demography, sociology, psychology, biostatics
or a related field; at least 5 years of experience supervising monitoring &
evaluating efforts for multi-country, multi-faceted health programs in
developing countries; demonstrated analytical skills and experiences to identify
and evaluate the evidence-based FP/RH interventions and state-of-the-art
approaches to be used by the project. Demonstrated ability to undertake and
supervise operations research, including designing research protocols,
conducting research, analyzing and synthetizing data, and disseminating
findings; strong writing and organizational skills in English for reporting on
program study results.
Administration & Grants Manager
The Finance, Administration & Grants Manager is responsible for program finance
and administration, as well as for providing technical support to partners in
financial management and logistics, to build their capacity. S/he works closely
with the Project Director to establish and manage the project’s essential
finance and administration systems for budgeting and financial monitoring and
reporting; human resources; sub-contracting, consultant, and sub-award
procedures; and program and field office management in accordance with the
established USG regulations and procedures.
Degree in finance, business administration or related field with at least 7
years professional experience. Advanced degree preferred (e.g. MBA).
Demonstrated experience in the operations management of a program of
international scope, preferably USAID, CDC or other USG donor-funded;
experience in development and implementation of systems for subcontracts;
experience with finance and administration functions of international
organizations; knowledge of US government funding rules and regulations,
financial reporting and disclosure requirements.
Advisors in a range of technical areas, including policy & advocacy, FP/ RH
training and service capacity development, and quality improvement
the careers page at
www.engenderhealth.org for a detailed JD
and to submit your details online by April 8, 2011. Please include
details of your salary requirements and salary history.
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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