Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
FHI 360 is a global development organization with a rigorous, evidence-based approach. Our professional staff includes experts in civil society, health, nutrition, education, economic development, environment and research. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world. Our commitment to partnerships at every level and our multidisciplinary approach enable us to have a lasting impact on the individuals, communities and countries we serve, improving lives for millions. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Officer for Challenge TB Project.
Challenge TB project (CTB) is a USAID-supported five-year program in Myanmar, which will support the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) and partners in providing a comprehensive package of TB interventions. The overarching strategic objectives of CTB globally are to support countries in improving access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party, the Program Officer will be responsible for supporting effective coordination and communication of CTB activities with the Ministry of Health and Sports especially with National TB Program. Moreover, the Program Officer will serve as a representative for communicating with respective stakeholders in Nay Pyi Taw for upcoming projects under FHI 360 in Myanmar. The Program Officer will work together with other stakeholders to plan, develop, implement and evaluate project activities. The Program Officer will work closely with CTB project program and technical staff and those of CTB partner organizations.
Knowledge, Skill, Abilities, Expertise and Complexity:
Type of contract: 1 year fixed term contract with possible extension
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Usual office working conditions. Ability to travel within Myanmar including within non-state and border regions. Additional international travel may be required for training and conferences.