FHI360 Technical Advisor I in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Provides technical and scientific leadership to those designing, and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in specific technical areas.
Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence based methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design.
Builds capacity in country-level, regional or global program staff.
Assesses current technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies at the program, regional, or global levels as appropriate.
Provides guidance to ensure that program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines and that programs are technically sound.
May evaluate proposal design and protocol development to ensure design is sound and based upon evidence based practice.
Provides global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of expertise.
Responsible for sharing best practices in their field of expertise and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in scientific forums and technical networks.
Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices through collaboration with relevant departments and personnel.
Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
Typically requires 5-8 years of relevant experience in management of large projects and/or programs.
Has ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
Proficient writing and verbal communication skills.
Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office).
Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study.
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