Child Health Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Grade: FSN-11 (Basic Salary of ZMW 329,372.00 – ZMW 526,988.00 per year) ZMW / Year
  • Applications have closed

As the lead Technical Advisor for Child Health (CH), the incumbent will provide guidance, monitoring and senior technical assistance to the USAID/Zambia Health Team, Interagency USG Team, and the Government of Zambia. S/he will assist the GRZ to strengthen technical and programmatic expertise by sharing evidence based best practices, including integration of child health with maternal, newborn, child health, HIV, nutrition, and malaria activities during design, implementation, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation efforts. S/he will emphasize Government of the Republic Zambia (GRZ) led activities that strengthen the quality and effectiveness of Child Health services; support task shifting efforts to reach underserved populations; contribute to addressing the need for universal immunization; participate and lead when appropriate in national technical working groups to assure the integration of Child Health priorities in national programming, including linkages to nutrition and the first 1,000 days of life; support effective and culturally appropriate behavior change communications strategies during program design, implementation, coordination and monitoring; work with the Health Team, USG, and implementing and donor partners to ensure maximum program synergies and targeted results are achieved; use community based networks to connect beneficiaries to services; and raise awareness of Child Health issues.

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