The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.
Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV / AIDS solutions.
A Technical Specialist (TS) at this level has direct project management responsibility for a project (or one or several component(s) of a large project) that is large, highly complex, highly visible, and well-funded.
The TS has an expert role and the technical input is crucial to the project. This is a supervisory position.
Provide technical oversight for designing, development, planning, implementation; and capacity-building of monitoring and evaluation of assigned unit level programs.
Provide quality technical assistance to assigned country programs
Provide desk and on-site monitoring and evaluation oversight to assigned unit program, as appropriate.
Participate in resource development and other writing on assigned area activities.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge and experience in specific technical area related to, public health, HIV / AIDS / RH / FP, health and or development and / or social science research health programs in developing countries.
Informed on current program developments in area of expertise by review of current literature and alert to implications of such for project activities.
Sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political and ethical issues in assigned areas, e.g. reproductive health, family planning, HIV infection, health and development
Ability to interpret data and draw appropriate conclusions of their significance and relevance to public health.
Familiarity with donor funded programs and communication styles.
Writen and verbal communication skills.
Portuguese and English language skills.
Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
Computer software skills in MS Office applications and data analysis software (eg : SPSS, STATA, EPIINFO, CHASS)
Ability to create and adapt manual and electronic instruments to improve quality of reported data
Masters Degree (PhD preferable) and 10 years experience