Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Lead -FHI 360
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 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Lead for an anticipated USAID Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (CEP-NTD), Sub-element 2A Asia.
The HSS Lead is considered “key personnel” responsible for overall strategic direction for mainstreaming NTDs into national health and planning country systems and ensuring that programs are designed towards achieving national NTD goals.
The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.
The Applicant must meet or exceed the qualifications listed below:
- Minimum of a master’s degree in public health, international development, public policy,or related field;
- A minimum of ten years’ global and in-country experience in implementation of health systems strengthening programs and/or policy reform preferably addressing cross-sector issues;
- Demonstrated experience in implementing robust HSS programs in a developing country context, with technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: policy reform, service coverage, workforce alignment and/or related areas of health system strengthening.
- Demonstrated capacity to operate within the HSS community and function as a leader on diverse matters related to HSS in developing countries;
- Demonstrated experience implementing HSS programs that incorporate non-health sector and/or multi-health sector programs;
- Demonstrated management, leadership, decision making, and interpersonal skills;
- Full professional proficiency in English with excellent oral and written communications skills; and
- Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior
- Government personnel, international organizations, NGO partners, host country governments, and U.S. Government Agencies.
REPORTS TO: Program Director