The Technical Director/Deputy Chief of Party (TD/DCOP) will provide technical leadership and project oversight for an upcoming USAID-funded multi-country family planning (FP) project in francophone West Africa. The project goal is to increase the national percentage of public and private facilities implementing high impact practices (HIPs) for FP in four selected West African countries by: institutionalizing a system for adaptation, and replication of key FP high impact practices; leveraging and engaging domestic resources, donor support, and local communities to build sustainability and scale of selected HIPs; and institutionalizing a sustainable and self-regulating system of service quality assurance and monitoring. The project will work closely with local and national governments to prioritize this in their national plans; leveraging partnerships with regional and international organizations; and building the capacity of nongovernmental and civil society organizations. The project will operate over a five-year period. This position will operate under the leadership of the Chief of Party and Jhpiego’s senior management team, and will be responsible for technical oversight of FP/RH activities to ensure they are high quality and meet project targets. The TD/DCOP will be responsible for the replication of the project’s HIPs, including development of a sustainable certification system for quality assurance the HIPs. S/he should have extensive experience with a wide range of pedagogic methods. S/he should have strong project management skills, staff supervision skills, and prior experience working with staff and stakeholders across multiple countries. S/he will serve as acting Chief of Party when necessary. Additional position responsibilities include planning and implementing assessments, site strengthening, follow up and supervision, advocacy, demand creation, policy support, capacity building and monitoring and evaluation, in close coordination and collaboration with USAID, relevant ministries of health, WAHO, and other international, regional, and local NGOs and CSOs working in FP/RH in the West Africa region.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. West African nationals, especially native French speakers, are strongly encouraged to apply.