Technical Director, Anticipated Primary Health Care Activity, Ethiopia

Global Communities

About the organization

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Duties

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Anticipated Start Date: June 2022 (Please note that this position is contingent upon award)

Global Communities is seeking an experienced Technical Director for an anticipated Primary Health Care (PHC) Activity in Ethiopia. The purpose of this award is to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, family planning, and reproductive health (MNCAH/FP/RH) outcomes by strengthening PHC. The activity will build local capacity and closely work with the MOH and the respective RHBs to improve Primary Health Care (PHC). It supports implementation of the Health Extension Program (HEP) Roadmap and the Government of Ethiopia’s overall effort to achieve the Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP).

Responsibilities
The Technical Director is responsible for technical leadership of the MNCH/FP/RH and HIV program and for managing a team of senior staff and sub-partners and ensuring quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the project.

Qualifications

A Master’s degree or higher in management, public health, social/behavioral sciences, or in a closely related field is required;
At least eight years of progressively increasing technical leadership/management responsibility, including experience with direct supervision of professional staff, preferably with a program of an equivalent size and scope is highly desired;
Experience interacting with local governments, international organizations, other bilateral donor and civil society representatives, and senior level government officials is desired;
Experience managing and coordinating USAID-funded complex multi-sectoral development programs, in Ethiopia is desired;

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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