Technical Advisor

FHI 360, Congo

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st January, 2021

Job Description

The Technical Advisor – Sanitation and Market-Based will be a dynamic force in the increase of market-based sanitation in DRC. The Technical Advisor will be responsible for technical leadership of the project. S/he will bring innovation and best practices in scaling up improved sanitation in peri-urban and rural communities to the project activities. S/he will also provide mentorship and oversight to project staff and project partners.


  • Provide technical leadership and oversight for the planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Manage and support technical staff and local and international STTAs to achieve goals and ensure completion of programs on schedule and within budget.
  • Maintain a constructive dialogue and technical exchange with field counterparts, implementing partners’ technical staff, and other FHI 360 departments and projects.
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentorship to project team on different aspects related to their professional development and to achieve project goals.
  • Work in collaboration with the rest of the project leadership team to ensure that activities are implemented on schedule and within budget.
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports; and other reports as required by FHI 360 and the donor.


  • Master’s degree in business, finance, economics, public health, engineering, or other relevant field.
  • At least eight years of experience, with increasing technical and management responsibilities in related field, such as WASH, private sector engagement, financing, local governance, including experience with sanitation marketing and market-based sanitation.
  • Extensive experience in Sub-Saharan Africa, preferably in DRC.
  • Demonstrated ability to advise host country officials at the ministerial level as well as businesses, and create and maintain effective working relationships with international and local stakeholders, businesses, NGOs, sub-contractors, and U.S. Government agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse technical team for activities of similar scale.
  • Demonstrated excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, with fluency in English and French.


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