Program Officer

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: Program Officer
SPLASH 2 Project 
USAID Zambia project:  Schools Promoting Learning Achievements through Sanitation and Hygiene (SPLASH 2).
SPLASH 2 will implement water, sanitation and hygiene activities in Zambian schools and surrounding communities.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the on-line process:
Cover letter with position you would like to be considered 
CV in reverse chronological format 
List of at least 2 professional references including name, contact information, and statement of relationship to the reference (a complete background check may be performed on final candidates).

These positions are based in Zambia.  Zambian nationals are encouraged to apply.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
Job responsibilities vary with each of the several positions being recruited.

Candidates are being sought with the following expertise:
  • Stakeholder and partnerships liaison
  • Knowledge management and materials production
  • Fieldwork coordination and management
  • SPLASH 2 in schools and surrounding communities
  • Classroom education
  • Capacity building and training
Note: Senior candidates are encouraged to apply bcause multiple program positions will be available, including more senior positions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate major from an accredited institution; Advanced Degree preferred for senior level positions; 
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in area of technical expertise; 5-10 years for senior level positions; 
  • Must be available for field work country-wide;
  • Experience working on international donor funded technical assistance programs required; USAID experience preferred; 
  • Professional experience in Zambia is required, experience in the education or WASH sectors preferred; 
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team. 
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; demonstrated capacity to quickly assess priorities and opportunities and manage a variety of activities with sufficient attention to detail; 
  • Strong leadership, management, supervisory and analytical skills; 
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills in English; 
  • Strong MS Office skills.

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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