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FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Technical Director for an anticipated five-year USAID project, Strengthen Resilience and Learning to Counter Violent Extremism in the Northern Border Areas of Côte d’Ivoire, with a budget between $25-$49 million.
Job Summary :
The Technical Director will support and advise the Chief of Party and other project staff on various technical fields related to the program (e.
g. local governance, preventing violent extremism, youth engagement, economic livelihoods, and / or community development and resilience) and help design the strategy and approaches to achieve expected results.
Building on their understanding of ongoing community resilience efforts in the country and their expertise in relevant fields, the Technical Director will provide strategic technical oversight and direction for the development, coordination, and implementation of complex and diverse sets of interventions to produce the project’s expected outcomes.
The Technical Director will ensure that the project provides high-quality and informed analyses of drivers of violent extremism and community-level factors of resilience and vulnerability to develop a thorough and nuanced understanding of the political, economic and social systems to inform project activities and associated management and evaluation processes.
S / he will be report to the Chief of Party and supervise a team of 11 technical advisors and officers providing cross-cutting support to the project’s community-level activities.
S / he will collaborate closely with the M&E, program, grants, and finance and operations teams. It is expected that the Technical Director will be located in Abidjan with anticipated project funded travel to the northern border areas.
Essential Job Functions : Duties and Responsibilities
Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360. Selection of final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
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.
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