Jhpiego seeks a Technical Director to provide technical leadership and innovative programming for a Global Affairs Canada (GAC) adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (ASRH-R) project in the Mara region of Tanzania. The project aims to increase the agency of female and male adolescents (ages 10–19) over their SRH and well-being by 1) increasing knowledge, skills, and abilities of adolescent girls and boys, individually and as partners, to make, full, free, and informed decisions; and 2) Improving the capacity of health system to deliver high quality services to adolescent girls and boys; and 3) improving skills of adolescent girls and boys to advocate and participate in health accountability mechanisms.
The position will operate under the leadership of the Project Director and Jhpiego’s senior management team. S/he will oversee and ensure the technical and methodological soundness of project activities, develop and lead the team on application of innovations and human centered design principals, and ensure gender transformative approaches are utilized throughout the project. In collaboration with project team and partners, the position will also support the design and implementation of project approaches, operational research, gender analysis and required assessments.
This position is contingent upon award from GAC. Tanzanian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Female candidates strongly encouraged to apply.