Senior Family Planning Technical Advisor, Fragile Settings

Public Health Institute/Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract

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The Senior Family Planning Technical Advisor, Fragile Settings will primarily support the Service Delivery Improvement Division of Office of Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) as a PHI Institutional Support Contractor (ISC). In this role, the selected candidate will provide family planning expertise and technical assistance for SDI on best practices for implementing and advancing family planning and reproductive health programs in fragile settings and in leveraging FP/RH programs to support resilience activities in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus. They will also support adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) programming and cross-sectoral collaboration and synergies, as well as collaborate with other U.S. government agencies, donors, and multilateral agencies.


*Master’s degree with 10 years of relevant experience, Bachelor’s with 12 years relevant experience, Associate’s degree with 14 years of relevant experience, or High School graduate & 16 years of relevant experience.
*US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency with the ability to obtain & maintain a Facility Access clearance is required. For Permanent Residents, this means having resided in the US for at least 3 of the past 5 years.
*Minimum 5 years’ experience in international/resource-poor setting(s), in areas such as designing, implementing, monitoring, & evaluating family planning or reproductive health programs.
*Technical expertise in public health, with experience in family planning, reproductive health and AYSRH.
*Demonstrated understanding of public health and family planning and reproductive health issues in low- and middle-income countries and specifically in fragile or conflict settings.
*Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and team building skills, and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.
*Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation experience to high-level audiences (policymakers, program managers, donors, corporations/business enterprises), as well as experience in facilitation and small group processes.
*Excellent writing skills;
*Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 25-30% of the time.


Full salary range for this position is $133,380 to $200,720 per year, with the starting salary determined based on candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.

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