Job Summary :
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Technical Director (TD). This position is based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Haitian migrants and descendants, men who have sex with men (MSM), female sex workers (FSW), transgender women (TG) to accelerate the Dominican Republic’s HIV response to achieve 95-95-95 targets by 2030 while effecting positive change on the health system to remove barriers that prevent the DR from reaching 95- 95-95.
The Technical Director (TD) will provide overall leadership to the HIV Services and System Strengthening Project (HS3) with a focus on Clinical Services.
Under the supervision of the Chief of Party, the TD will be responsible for all aspects of clinical implementation, ensuring completion of the project / program on schedule and within budget constraints.
Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the project.
Leads the operational and tactical activities for HS3 project.
HIV Viral Load test to eligible ART clients; follow-up on ART clients who missed appointments or are lost To Follow Up; transition to dulotegravir and multi-month dosing.
tracing ART clients who are eligible for HIV viral load but haven’t been tested yet; transitioning ART clients who are eligible for dulotegravir and multi-month dispensing
same day HIV testing and ART initiation; community-based ART
provides technical expertise with monitoring and evaluating HSS and serves as primary decision maker for HSS technical issues
as well the development of success stories
support evidence-informed programming focusing on targeted and key populations
ensure responsiveness to PEFAR, USAID and government partners. Prepare strategic summary reports to be discussed and presented on regular basis to the donor and the government.
acts on behalf of the COP as requested and assumes the responsibilities of Interim COP, in the absence of the COP
Develops and implements processes and procedures to achieve strategic technical goals of multiple programs.
Directs and guides managers, and staff with training and developing process improvement initiatives to ensure compliance with company and government standards.
Engages in writing publications and developing proposals for new programs.
Provides technical expertise with monitoring and evaluating programs and serves as primary decision maker for technical issues on project / program.
Oversees the strategic direction, budgetary planning, and technical process of department to ensure business objectives are met.
Identifies and consults with executive management on recommendations to make better business decisions.
Supports performance management and professional development of direct reports, including ongoing feedback, coaching, and career support.
Applied Knowledge & Skills :
Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with program management and technical development.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent and demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills.
Excellent and demonstrated project management and technical skills.
Ability to influence, motivates, negotiate and work well with others.
Problem Solving & Impact :
Supervision Given / Received :
Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent
Medical Doctor Degree highly preferred.
Typically requires 10+ years of project management experience within a relevant area.
Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
Typical Physical Demands :
Typical office environment.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.
Technology to be Used :
Travel Requirements :
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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