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Director, Technical, Africa - Family Health International (FHI) Jobs

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improve lives through a highly diversified program of research.

Since our inception in 1971, FHI has formed partnerships with national governments and local communities in dozens of countries throughout the developing world to support lasting improvements in the health of individuals and the effectiveness of health care systems.

Closing date: 03 May 2010

Location: Kenya - Nairo


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Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improve lives through a highly diversified program of research. Since our inception in 1971, FHI has formed partnerships with national governments and local communities in dozens of countries throughout the developing world to support lasting improvements in the health of individuals and the effectiveness of health care systems. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Director, Technical, Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.

Position Responsibilities:

The Director, Technical, Africa provides coordination, management and support of FHI technical assistance efforts in Africa. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Vice President, Capacity Building & Delivery and closely collaborates and coordinates efforts with other technical staff in other departments within the Capacity Building and Delivery, Health and Development Sciences and Operational Support Divisions.

Main responsibilities include: Assists in planning, coordinating and implementing technical assistance and support and related capacity building within the African region; Provides training and mentoring of technical assistance staff working at the country level and links them to FHI’s global resources for technical assistance; Supervises technical assistance staff working and/or based in the region; Oversees clinical trials support/monitoring team.

Minimum Requirements:

MD/PhD in relevant field and 7-11 years of relevant experience that includes 5 years supervisory experience or Masters of Public Health or related degree with 9-11 years of relevant experience and at least 5 years of supervisory experience.

French or Portuguese language capabilities preferred.

Ability to travel within the region up to 50% of the time.

FHI has a competitive compensation package.

How to apply

Interested candidates may register online through FHI's Career Center here or through the International Employment section athttp://www.fhi.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application. AA/EOE/M/F/V/D

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