Technical Officer III, Research Utilization
FHI 360 (FHI 360)
Location: Durham (United States)
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Job Description

Job Summary:

This position will support the USAID Collective Action to Reduce Gender-based Violence (CARE-GBV) Activity. CARE-GBV aims to foster effective integration of GBV prevention and response frameworks and tools across the Agency’s program portfolio through tasks that aim to achieve broad uptake of actionable knowledge and learning and create vibrant knowledge networks for the GBV stakeholder community.

Engages with USAID and other GBV stakeholders in the US and in country offices. Conducts landscape assessments and stakeholder interviews; uses evidence to develop GBV theories of change, learning agendas and guidance documents; develops knowledge products and trainings; and provides project management support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and interventions to support GBV programming.
  • Conducts desk reviews and stakeholder mapping and engagement.
  • Develops strategies and tools for the design and implementation of specific technical components.
  • Leads the design, development, planning, and implementation of global level innovative technical strategies.
  • Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate best practices.
  • Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines.
  • Develops presentations for professional meetings and conferences.
  • Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound.
  • Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Provides leadership and team building.
  • Develops and monitors work plans.
  • Serves as company liaison to external organizations at professional meetings and conferences as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for gender-based violence prevention and response programs.
  • Experience working closely with USAID or other donors supporting GBV programming.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent and demonstrated program/project management skills.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent in international development, public health, economics, education, environment, or other relevant field required.
  • Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Typically requires 8+ years of experience managing data collection or technical assistance. Prefer 5+ years experience working on gender-based violence.
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas.
  • Preference to candidates with experience developing innovative methods of training, learning and knowledge sharing.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with partners and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

Work Environment:

  • This position currently requires working remotely while the FHI 360 offices are closed due to COVID.

Travel Requirements:

  • Potential for 10% travel once COVID-related travel restrictions are lifted.

This job posting 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.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world.

We partner with governments, the private sector and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education and opportunities for meaningful economic participation. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver innovative programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. 

Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals work in more than 60 countries. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.