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FHI Opportunities

Family Health International (FHI) is dedicated to improving lives, knowledge, 
and understanding worldwide through a highly diversified program of research, 
education, and services in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, 
reproductive health, and infectious diseases.  We are seeking qualified 
candidates for the following positions:

Technical Advisor, Clinical and Community Care (Arlington, VA)

Provide technical leadership by designing and developing global-level 
innovative technical strategies and tools in HIV/AIDS Clinical and Community 
Care for the Institute of HIV/AIDS.  Main responsibilities include:  Oversees 
and helps to ensure the quality of implemented HIV/AIDS clinical and community 
care activities of the Care and Treatment Division; Stimulates and acts as a 
resource for the development of innovative and expanded responses in clinical 
and community care for HIV, in particular, in areas such as HIV clinical 
management including preventive therapies, TB (tuberculosis)/HIV relationships, 
care for mothers and infants, the introduction of safe and effective use of 
ARVs (antiretroviral treatments), and palliative care; Provides strategic 
development, technical inputs, and technical assistance on clinical and 
community care activities at all levels, including the monitoring and 
evaluation of such activities; Provides overall technical leadership in 
clinical and community care in coordination with relevant officers in regional 
and country offices; Participates in proposal preparation and other resource 
development activities; Remains informed on current programs in the HIV/AIDS 
field by review of current literature and is alert to any implications of such 
experiences and research for department activities; Performs other duties as 
assigned by the Director, Care and Treatment Division.

MD degree with at least seven years experience in the field of HIV/AIDS 
clinical care. MPH degree preferred. Strong ART background and overseas field 
experience required. Fluency in French or Spanish desirable.

Associate Director, Resource Development and External Relations
(Arlington, VA)

As part of FHI's Resource Development and External Relations (RDER) team based 
in Washington DC, supervise internal processes for proposal development across 
the organization and represent FHI in external meetings with donors and 
partners.  Main responsibilities include: Oversee the team of Senior Resource 
Development Officers on a daily basis; Oversee and improve the proposal 
development process; Assist with reviews of draft proposals in order to ensure 
that competitive proposals are submitted and that FHI's external relations are 
maintained and strengthened; and Perform other related duties as assigned. 
MS/MA in public health or related field and a minimum of 7 years relevant 
experience with international development programs; or BS/BA in public health 
or related field and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with 
international development programs.  Experience in resource development related 
to broad public health programs including HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, youth, 
family planning/reproductive health considered a strong plus.

Senior Program Officer, Tanzania

As a member of Tanzania FHI Institute for HIV/AIDS team, the SPO will be 
responsible for establishing and implementing program management systems in 
support of technical assistance programs.  Main responsibilities include:  
Manage FHI Tanzania Technical Assistance programs and develop tools to 
strengthen management systems; Initiate, coordinate and write documents: SAPs, 
workplans, lessons learned docs and proposals; Assist in resource mobilization 
efforts of FHI Tanzania; Manage office and staff in the field, including 
consultants and interns; Edit and assist in developing presentations for senior 
staff and government counterparts. MS/MA in public health or related field, and 
5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs; or BS/BA 
in public health or related field, and 7-9 years relevant experience with 
international development programs.  Overseas field experience required. 
English and Swahili (or willingness to learn Kiswahili) required.

Senior Technical Officer, Care and Treatment, Cambodia

The Senior Technical Officer, Care & Treatment is to function as the primary 
technical support to the FHI/Cambodia Country Program and the government's 
National Program on HIV/AIDS in the area of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and 
treatment including antiretroviral therapy (ART), prevention and treatment of 
opportunistic infections (OIs), PMTCT, VCT, community/home-based care and 
TB/HIV.  The incumbent will work closely with and support the HIV care and 
treatment program of the Cambodia Ministry of Health (MOH), the National Center 
for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology and STDs (NCHADS) and other stakeholders. Medical 
doctor (MD) or nurse (RN), preferably with a Master's degree in public health 
or related field, with a minimum of 5 years experience in providing management 
of HIV/AIDS health services, including ART, within prevention and care 
programs.  Requires experience with treatment and care in the developing world, 
particularly in Cambodia and Asia.  Knowledge and experience in epidemiology 
and/or STI clinical management in resource-poor setting is advantageous, as 
well as fluency in Khmer.  Fluency in English (speaking & writing) required.  
Some knowledge of French is beneficial.  Must be able to travel within Cambodia 
and regionally up to 20% of the time.


FHI has a competitive compensation package.  Interested candidates please 
submit cover letter, resume including salary requirements online at  or e-mail to: Please 
specify source in your application.  

Theresa Zhao

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