Development Food Security Activity (DFSA), Kenya
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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges.
FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Associate Director, Systems Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead.
FHI 360 is seeking applicants for the Systems Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead of an anticipated USAID Title II Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) program in Kenya.
The program will use an integrated, multi-sectoral approach to sustainably reduce acute malnutrition levels among vulnerable groups in northern Kenya.
Program implementation will utilize a phased approach with the first 18 to 24 months focused on a research and collaborative design phase, followed by a second phase of systems-driven implementation and institutional strengthening.
The Systems Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead will be based in Nairobi and reports to the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party.
The Systems Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead (SSIL) will be responsible for building effective working relationships with government ministries, county-level organizations and officials, and local institutions to support the USAID Title II Food for Peace funded Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) program.
The role will additionally provide technical leadership and management in the development and execution of systems strengthening and capacity building efforts; and ensuring close consultation and incorporation of ongoing feedback from relevant officials over the life of the DFSA.
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