Country Technical Lead
FHI 360, Thailand
Closing Date for Applications:
The Better Health Programme (BHP) Thailand is a 3.5-year programme funded by the UK Government’s Prosperity Fund and aims to reduce non-communicable disease (NCD) burden in Thailand by improving access to safe, quality care using equitable, ethical and sustainable approaches. The programme will accomplish this through the implementation of a set of activities in the following areas: 1) Strategies to Counter NCDs; 2) Health Education and Training; and 3) Provider Performance Improvement. Under the direction of the Associate director/Technical Advisor, Health and Nutrition, the CTL will lead the efficient and effective delivery of BHP Thailand.
- Develop the overall strategy for the programme at a country-level and work with the Regional BHP Team Leader for roll up to the regional strategy
- Oversee and manage delivery of the programme in Thailand from a technical perspective across all focus areas – NCDs, health education and training, and provider performance improvement – ensuring delivery of results and value for money
- Undertake high-level stakeholder engagement with the UK Government, Government of Thailand, service providers, industry associations, and other stakeholders.
- Engage with UK agencies, institutions and companies to support delivery of the programme
- Work closely with the Regional BHP Team Leader to ensure coherence with programme delivery regionally supporting the coherence of the program as a whole
- Provide deep country knowledge, including of political economy and country-specific challenges;
- Manage overall engagement with the client (FCO UK) in-country
- Must have at least 10 years of relevant experience in delivering health systems reform programmes or programmes focused on at least one the identified thematic pillars – NCDs, health education and training, provider performance improvement;
- Master’s degree or its international equivalent in international development, medicine public health, communications or related field;
- Experience in working in Thailand;
- Demonstrated success in working directly with governments, regulatory agencies, donors and other partners in public health and the broader healthcare sectors;
- Experience working with the UK Government (DFID, FCO, DIT etc) on international projects (desirable);
- Demonstrated ability to influence, motivate, and collaborate with others;
- Strong organizational and programme management skills;
- Demonstrated capacity to deliver high-quality, on-time programme results;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; and
- Fluent in written and oral Thai.