MSH seeks a Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning to provide technical vision for an anticipated regional planning and reproductive health program aimed at increasing the access and use of family planning services: Amplify-FP. The program will be the flagship family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) project of the USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office. Amplify-FP will emphasize key high impact practices (HIPs) to help achieve the goals of the Ouagadougou Partnership of achieving 2.2 million additional FP users by 2020. Amplify-FP aims to strategically and deliberately support replication and scale up of key HIPs in large urban and peri-urban centers, in order to sustainably build and scale these approaches within four target countries (Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger) and model this for the region.
The Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning works in close collaboration with the Chief of Party and Technical Director and serves as a member of the project management team. S/he assists the Chief of Party with monitoring project progress against benchmarks. S/he will be responsible for the successful implementation of Family Planning HIPs at integrated learning centers and ensuring replication and scale up by other partners.
This position is contingent upon award. The successful candidate will be asked to include a statement about his/her innovative vision to teach/train others to understand and better implement the key HIPs proposed in this application, and how s/he will use her background to implement it.