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15 Nov, 2009
15 Nov, 2009
Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, education, and services. FHI is recruiting for a Project Director.
The Project Director will be responsible for the strategic direction and technical leadership to produce program results, including overall management of the operational, financial and administrative aspects of the project.
The successful candidate will work with key partners to promote awareness and provide support for rapid scale-up of proven malaria control efforts.
Demonstrated leadership in the malaria field, to include development and implementation of malaria prevention and treatment programs
Technical and management skills
Experience in developing a project vision, aligning key stakeholders around the vision
Demonstrated ability to develop and foster effective working relationships with USAID, other donors, ministry officials, state and local governments, and donor-funded implementers
Knowledge in overall supervision of training and capacity building programs
Ability to lead and motivate multidisciplinary, multicultural teams
Analytical, writing, communication, and presentation skills
BS/BA in public health, epidemiology, health administration, or related field and 13 – 15 years relevant experience
MS/MA in public health, epidemiology, health administration, or related field and 11 – 13 years relevant experience
PhD/MD and 9 – 11 years relevant experience.
Experience with international development programs, including 5 – 7 years supervisory experience
At least ten years experience working in public health in developing countries in Africa, experience in Nigeria preferred
Remuneration: FHI has a competitive compensation package.
Method of Application: Interested candidates should register online through – FHI’s global career center. All offers are contingent upon awarded proposal.
Deadline: 26th November, 2009.