Madagascar: USAID/Madagascar – Senior Community Services, Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health (CS/FP – MCH) Advisor, Fluent in English and French

Organization: US Agency for International Development
Country: Madagascar
Closing date: 03 Nov 2017

The Senior CS/FP-MCH Advisor will have primary responsibility for the work of the Ending Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths team, providing technical leadership and coordination of the Office’s integrated health portfolio which includes family planning, maternal, newborn and child health, malaria, water, sanitation and hygiene, nutrition activities. In fulfilling this role, the Senior CS/FP-MCH Advisor will be required to provide Health Population and Nutrition office teams with overall technical direction and support in strategic planning and activity design, development of program descriptions, work plan development and implementation, periodic review of programmatic and financial performance, as well as monitoring and evaluation of activities. The Senior CS/FP-MCH Advisor will also be expected to work closely with various sub-sectoral teams across the Mission to jointly plan and ensure coordinated implementation of a range of activities related to community services, with a focus on best practices.

Required minimum qualifications include:

  • Masters’ Degree in public health, social or behavioral science, public policy/administration with a concentration in public health, communication, international development, or other related field of study.

  • 5 years progressively responsible management experience in public health programming, of which at least 2 years are in a developing country context supporting health and development programs. Extensive experience with health communications/community mobilization activities

  • Excellent English and French language communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral presentations and briefings, written reporting and analysis, and information technology tools.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain USG Facility Access Certification.

  • Ability to obtain a Department of State medical clearance for Madagascar.

How to apply:

Interested offerors are required to read the solicitation in full with the detailed statement of duties and the requirements for the offer package, available at https://www.usaid.gov/madagascar/work-with-us/careers ; or https://mg.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.

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