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Global Health Senior Advisor, West Africa Middle East and North Africa (WAMENA) Region

Company: Abt Associates Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Global Health Senior Advisor, West Africa Middle East and North Africa (WAMENA) Region -"Job Details" Job Identification 102640 Job Category Program Delivery Locations Posting Date 11/09/2022, 08:12 PM Apply Before 12/09/2022, 08:12 PM Job Schedule Full time Job Description Abt Associates seeks a global health expert to grow and implement Abt's global health practice within our West Africa, Middle East, and North Africa (WAMENA) regional portfolio in the International Development Division (IDD). The WAMENA region includes 35 potential client countries. The Senior Advisor will work with the WAMENA Regional Vice President (RVP) and Business Development Executive to convert capture efforts into new contracts and will provide technical oversight to WAMENA health sector projects. This role is envisioned to focus primarily on business development for the first 18 months of employment while working in close collaboration with other Abt health sector experts, thought leaders, and business development teams. Beyond 18 months, this role will integrate project management activities. - Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the WAMENA RVP to select a priority list of health sector business opportunities with USAID and, over time, other clients, and to develop an associated client engagement plan.
  • Lead health sector client engagement and new business capture efforts in selected countries.
  • Serve as a solution architect and lead technical writer for proposals.
  • Collaborate with Abt leadership and other health sector subject matter experts to formulate innovative strategic approaches to achieve transformative impact and sustainability in program delivery.
  • Provide technical assistance on health programs within and beyond WAMENA countries.
  • Initiate collaboration with bilateral and multi-lateral organizations, international initiatives, government agencies, financial institutions and private sector partners.
  • Lead the scoping of technical assignments, work planning, and budgeting to be responsive to donor clients and host-country counterparts.
  • Support Abt's health sector priority new business efforts beyond the WAMENA region.
  • Contribute to generating demand for Abt services and expertise within the WAMENA region.
  • Identify technical assistance expertise required to achieve the best results and exercise quality assurance over the work and products of less senior staff.
  • Contribute to maintaining Abt's industry presence as a subject-matter expert. Preferred Qualifications
    • Master's or PhD in Public Health, Health Economics, or similar degree.
    • 12+ years of relevant experience in international development health programs, including experience working and/or living in Low or Middle-Income Countries.
    • In-depth expertise in one or more core technical areas such as health systems strengthening, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Adolescent, and Child Health, health care delivery technical assistance, health finance and private sector engagement, and social and behavior change.
    • Proven track record of leading USAID opportunity proposals and winning new projects.
    • Demonstrated involvement in industry organizations.
    • An in-depth understanding of USAID health sector strategies and policies.
    • Experience leading and ensuring quality control of large, complex health projects in Africa or the Middle East.
    • Preferred candidates will have demonstrable experience addressing critical cross-cutting themes such as climate resilience and adaptation, gender equity and social inclusion and digital solutions within the health sector.
    • French or Arabic language skills preferred.
    • A broad base of experience and understanding of WAMENA countries.
    • Willingness to travel internationally up to 30% time or as needed. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree + Fifteen years of relevant experience, or Master's Degree + Twelve years of relevant experience, or PhD + Ten years of relevant experience This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of approximately $91,000 USD -to $146,000 -USD and may vary by ten percent depending on candidate geographic location. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis. Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.#LI-SH1About Us The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance-as well as in international evaluation. Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.

      At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.
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