Jhpiego’s Maternal and Newborn Health team sits within the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent (RMNCAH)division within TLI. The MNH team is a diverse group of clinical and program experts with deep experience in technical leadership and collaborative health system support in low-, middle-, and high-income countries across five continents, including fragile and conflict areas. Our team values and prioritizes collaboration with our field-based colleagues and local stakeholders, recognizing the critical importance of health system factors and quality of care in the success of interventions and sustained improvements. We are actively engaged in a wide range of global technical leadership and implementation research activities across the continuum of care.
Jhpiego is seeking a Senior Maternal Newborn Health (MNH) Advisor to provide leadership, expertise, and high level technical and program support in the areas of maternal and newborn health, with a wide range of potential activities, including support for MNH service delivery continuity; translation of global guidance into recommended health system actions; and critical review of current evidence and corresponding gaps in policy, guidelines, and action at country level.
The Senior MNH Advisor will ensure excellence across a portfolio of projects, mentor, and/or supervise technical staff, execute activities, and oversee progress of MNH priorities. This position will provide leadership to grow Jhpiego’s MNH portfolio, develop strategic partnerships and provide expert guidance and support in the development and implementation of global and country programs, ensuring opportunities to address health system strengthening, performance and quality improvement, and in-service training/pre-service education needs are considered. The Senior MNH Advisor will work in close collaboration with other teams and advisors including family planning, quality improvement, innovations, health systems strengthening, gender, and adolescent and youth health. This position will ensure the technical and methodological soundness of Jhpiego’s MNH programs at the country level and in collaboration with partners, lead the design of clinical service delivery strategies, based on sound and current scientific evidence. he Senior Advisor will also review incoming aggregate program data and work with country program staff to revise technical and programmatic approaches as needed, based on review of data, to meet program and organizational goals.