Fleming Fund, DAI Pakistan
Surveillance & Epidemiology Advisor
Fleming Fund, DAI Pakistan
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Posted date 22nd June, 2022 Last date to apply 22nd July, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Category Healthcare
Type Full Time Positions 1

DAI is a global development company with corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, EU, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Palestine and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Transforming ideas into action—action into impact. We are committed to shaping a more livable world.

DAI and its employees are committed to confronting racism and holding ourselves accountable for positive change within the company and in the communities, cultures, and countries in which we live and work.  DAI is committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all races and backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner.

DAI upholds the highest ethical standards. We are committed to the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment as well as other ethical breaches. All of our positions are therefore subject to stringent vetting and reference checks.

DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Description

DAI is currently seeking a Surveillance & Epidemiology health security Advisor for an anticipated five-year FCDO funded Evidence for Health project in Pakistan. This position will lead strategies to address responses to health crises, including Covid-19 through supporting Govt of Pakistan to have robust disease detection and surveillance mechanisms, and to be better prepared to respond to health emergencies in the future. This role will work closely with the other workstream leads to strengthen the system’s ability to respond to health crises through effective support and influencing of policy, data, and financing to address communicable disease prevention, and improved detection and response for existing and emerging infections.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in health-related discipline; MD preferred.
  • Experience working on donor-funded health programmes; experience with DFID/FCDO health programmes strongly preferred. P
  • Prior experience and technical expertise in health systems strengthening and health security in Pakistan or a similar context.
  • Proven skills in working collaboratively with govt to influence and advise on policy or strategies – specific to health security, preferred.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with senior government counterparts at national and provincial levels and other stakeholders externally and internally (including programme delivery partners)
  • Strong familiarity with donor-funded programme requirements; knowledge and experience working on FCDO programming will be highly desirable.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver under tight deadlines on a continual basis.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. DAI does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, veteran status, or other non-merit factor.

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