The Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (STA MNCH) will provide technical leadership and oversight for the upcoming USAID MOMENTUM (Moving Integrated, Quality Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Family Planning and Reproductive Health) APS Round 2B “Targeted MNCH/FP/RH Technical Assistance to Private Providers.” MOMENTUM Round 2B seeks to (1) ensure increased availability of and demand for evidence-based, quality MNCH/FP/RH information, services, and supplies offered by private providers, and (2) expand both public and private partnerships to ensure a total market approach for improved health care coverage.
Under the leadership of the COP, the position will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of all the project’s MNCH activities at the global and country levels. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of all MNCH strategies based on scientific evidence. The Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health will guide the technical staff to develop a unified strategy for achieving the technical goals of the program. The Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health will ensure excellence in reporting results across all technical and cross-cutting areas of the program based on based on sound data analysis and interpretation. The Senior Technical Advisor, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health will represent the Program at high-level meetings and events as needed and develop a strong team-based approach to enhance the delivery of high-impact interventions at the country level. The ideal candidate will be an MNH technical expert first and foremost, with complementary skills in FP/RH, who has significant experience building partnerships with the private sector.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID