FHI360 Technical Advisor-PWID, Burma’s Support to AIDS Relief (STAR) Activity in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

TITLE: Technical Advisor - PWID

REPORTS TO: Chief of Party, USAID/Burma’s Support to AIDS Relief (STAR) Activity

LOCATION : Yangon, Burma

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Advisor-PWID for the anticipated USAID Burma: Support to AIDS Relief (STAR) based in Yangon, Burma.

Position Description:

The People who Inject Drugs (PWID) Technical Advisor will ensure the technical accuracy and quality of the PWID component of the HIV activity, identifying and adapting state-of-the-art and innovative approaches to HIV interventions among this population.

The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.

The Applicant must meet or exceed the qualifications listed below:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Public Health, Social Sciences, or a relevant field

  • At least eight to ten years’ experience in designing, implementing and managing donor-funded public health programs in HIV/AIDS and PWID

  • Experience in assessments against accepted national and international standards and regulations

  • Proven capability and direct experience in PWID issues with preferred Burma experience.

  • Proven and excellent knowledge on different aspects of PWID HIV and harm reduction programming;

  • Extensive experience in NGO management and liaison and coordination with Governments;

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of quality assurance including pertinent national and international regulations and guidance on PWID HIV and harm reduction programming.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and strong report writing skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at https://www.fhi360.org/careers or send the resume (max. of 3 pages) to APROProposal@fhi360.org.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

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