The Technical Advisor will provide technical leadership and project oversight in the area of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for a United States government (USG) PEPFAR funded project. The Technical Advisor will provide technical assistance to Ethiopia National Defense Force VMMC Sites and the Health Main Department and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Department leadership. The program aims to reduce the number of new HIV infections and other sexually transmitted infections among members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF), their families, and the civilian communities served by the ENDF to increase the scale VMMC targeting 15 – 29 year olds. The project will operate over a four-year period.
The position will operate under the leadership of the Program Director and Jhpiego’s senior management team, and will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of all project activities. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence
This position is contingent upon award from USG/PEPFAR. Ethiopian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.