Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor Job at FHI 361 – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

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Vacancy title:
Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

FHI 361

Deadline of this Job:
10 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor for the anticipated USAID Inclusive Nutrition and Early Childhood Development (INECD) activity in Rwanda. The Inclusive Nutrition and Early Childhood Development (INECD) activity will promote nurturing and responsive care practices, especially in the areas of health, functioning, nutrition, and early childhood development (ECD) for caregivers and children. Specifically, the activity aims to improve health and nutrition outcomes among women of reproductive age and adolescents and improve infant and young child feeding practices. It also aims to address child development gaps and significant unmet physical rehabilitation and assistive technology (rehab/AT) and social inclusion needs for infants and children. The activity will focus on community-level service delivery, community-health facility linkages and district level capacity development, as well as address issues of inclusion and participation, including access to programs and services for children and adults with disabilities, in line with Government of Rwanda priorities. .

Specifically:
: • Provide strategic leadership to the project’s ECD portfolio;
• Ensure the technical quality and integrity of the project’s ECD investments;
• Oversee development of tools, guidelines, and standards where necessary to improve program integration and implementation;
• Ensure ECD programming is fully aligned with Government of Rwanda nutrition, health and ECD policies and USAID’s policy priorities;
• Contribute to project design, learning, monitoring and evaluation;
• Design and oversee ECD-related research;
• Represent the project in national ECD networks and key coordination forums;
• Build capacity of government and CBO counterparts in ECD and ensure coordination across stakeholders;
• Represent the project’s ECD portfolio to the donor and high-level government officials; and
• Undertake other activities upon request.


Job Skills: Not Specified


Minimum Requirements:
: • A Master’s degree or higher in early childhood development, Social Sciences, Education or in a closely related field is required;
• At least 8+ years of experience designing, implementing, or supporting ECD and positive parenting programming, preferably in Rwanda is highly desired;
• Excellent knowledge of holistic child development and understanding of global evidence, best practices, and gaps around early childhood development interventions;
• Experience integrating ECD interventions into nutrition, health and other service delivery platforms is preferred;
• Demonstrated experience working with children experiencing deprivation, exclusion


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
To apply please click here https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Rwanda-Any/Early-Childhood-Development-Technical-Advisor---Rwanda_Requisition-2021200057  

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