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Senior Technical Advisor

Fhi 360
Nairobi, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Temporary

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Job Summary

The Senior Technical Advisor will utilize his/her technical capabilities in public health program management, infectious disease epidemiology and/or surveillance to help the project to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate AMR/AMU resistance surveillance, identify gaps in capacity for AMR, and to improve policies, strategies, plans and systems for infection prevention and control. The position is expected to develop collaborative relationships with other project staff, interact with internal and external clients and partners, and bring innovative ideas, methodologies and approaches to problems associated with AMR and infectious disease surveillance and response in the global setting. Specific responsibilities will include:

Responsibilities

  • Serve as technical lead on implementation of activities to strengthen and improve management and quality of services, which includes coordinating for high level coordination and representation of the with key stakeholders, donor and other partners
  • Serve as the Team Leader for developing and implementing the project activities as per timeline, donor and the management agent requirements
  • Serve as contact person for FHI 360 Kenya management, national leaders, the Fund Management and other government and non-governmental stakeholders
  • Program design during inception phase, working closely with national leaders, human and animal laboratories, and human and animal health representatives of the National Government
  • Oversight and accountability of the program activities, budget, and finances and administration
  • Lead development of periodic work plans, monitoring plans and progress report for timely submission to and approval
  • Provide technical assistance to make functional national oversight AMR committee and to establish and make functional One Health and AMR/AMU TWG. Provide support to conduct and participate in TWG meetings and share finding and recommendations from the surveillance.
  • Lead the process to prepare and submit AMR/AMU-related data and report as per the national, regional and global standard and requirements
  • Provide technical assistance to provide evidence-based recommendations for further AMR/AMU surveillance and for AMU-related policies, strategies and plan
  • Lead, manage and coordinate for planning, implementing, monitoring activities for strengthening AMR/AMU surveillance in humans and animals
  • Lead, manage and supervise the project team: Senior Technical Specialist-Human Health, Senior Technical-Animal Health and Senior Specialist-Surveillance and M&E

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project management; Stakeholder communication; Project monitoring and evaluation (M&E); Partnerships; Fund management; Public health
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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