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Country Director - Family Health International

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  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    FHI is a global health and development organization whose science-based programs bring lasting change to the world’s most vulnerable people. Our approach is rigorous and evidence-driven. Among our worldwide staff of 2,500 are leading physicians, scientists, and technical experts in health, development, and management. Our work is global in scale yet country-focused, with international offices staffed by local professionals. Since 1971, we have worked with 1,400 partners in 125 countries, forging strong relationships with governments, diverse organizations, the private sector and communities. By applying science to programs, FHI is helping countries make measurable progress against disease, poverty, and inequity—improving lives for millions. We seek qualified candidates for the position of Country Director in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

    Position Responsibilities:

    The Country Director will provide leadership and management oversight for all FHI’s portfolio of projects and activities in Tanzania. S/he oversees operations and, as the primary FHI country representative, ensures strong collaboration between FHI and local Government and sponsors. The Country Director represents FHI to external sponsors and leads FHI business and resource development efforts in country. S/he also may serve as project director or chief of party (COP) on designated FHI project/s.

    Minimum Requirements:


    BS/BA in public health or related field, and 11-13 years relevant experience in international development programs with 5-7 years supervisory experience; Or MS/MA/MPH in public health or related field, and 9 - 11 years relevant experience in international development programs, with 5-7 years supervisory experience; Or PhD, MD or equivalent degree with 7 - 9 years relevant experience in international development programs and 5-7 years of supervisory experience. Overseas field experience required. English language skills required; Swahili language skills desirable.

    How to apply

    FHI has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI's Career Center at FHI - Employment. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application. AA/EOE/M/F/V/D

    Deadline of Applications: Wednesday, 15 September 2010

    Reference Code: RW_87DVQD-4