Clinical Care and Treatment Advisor

Employer: FHi360
Location: Ghana
Job ID :  16223

About FHI 360:

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 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Clinical Care and Treatment Advisor

Job Summary / Responsibilities:
Provides technical and scientific leadership to those designing, and implementing technical strategies, programs or tools in specific technical areas.
Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of evidence- based methods and strategies, current practice, and established operational and research standards to ensure quality and rigorous design.
Builds capacity in country-level, regional or global program staff. Assesses current technical, scientific, managerial and operational efficiencies at the program, regional, or global levels as appropriate.
Provides guidance to ensure that program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines and that programs are technically sound.
May evaluate proposal design and protocol development to en sure design is sound and based upon evidence- based practice.
Provides global scientific leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of expertise.
Responsible for sharing best practices in their field of expertise and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in scientific forums and technical networks.
Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices through collaboration with relevant departments and personnel.
May be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as; the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), district health staff, several international and national development partner organizations, and the USAID mission in order to complete work.

Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent - Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
8-11 Years of experience in education, health, behavioral, or social sciences or related field.
Knowledge and experience in specific technical area.
Informed of current program developments in division/unit/technical area.
Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues.
Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
Experience in specialized technical/medical field of study.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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