At least 10
years of 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.
A Masterís Degree or
higher in public health, social sciences, health systems, nursing
administration, management, or a related advanced degree.
international credibility as a leader in health and health service delivery
strengthening in developing countries.
experience in successfully fulfilling performance objectives, including the
timely implementation and reporting of donor-funded program activities.
operations and financial management experience in developing countries.
experience in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating
development and intervention activities, preferably with USAID, WHO, or
other donor organizations working in the health sector.
staff supervision experience required.
knowledge of public and/or private health systems, decentralization of
services, and the latest professional developments in FP/RH.
skills working with complex programs involving short deadlines, multiple
tasks, intense pressure to perform, and coordination with multiple partners.
understanding of and ability to analyze finanical documents, projections,
expenditures and accruals.
diplomatic, interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
capabilities in institutional capacity building, and high-level strategic
visioning and leadership.
to create and maintain effective working relations with senior Government
personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country
governments, and U. S. Government Agencies.
ability to manage, motivate, mentor and direct all levels of staff while
creating a positive team environment.
with community-based approaches for service delivery and procedures in the
implementation of donor assisted projects.
knowledge of the political, social, economic, and cultural context of
working globally and thorough understanding of applicable US Government
regulations and administrative procedures.
presentation skills including the ability to present results and products to
USAID and other key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Health.
skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Outlook.
Must be fluent
requires up to 25% travel depending upon program needs.