The Economic Strengthening Advisor (ESA) will be the lead technical expert on private sector engagement and strengthening market and job linkages of AGYW to accessible, growth-oriented segments of the local market. The Technical Lead will oversee the implementation of labor market and value chain assessments in each district, provide expert guidance in the development of benchmarks to track ES activity progress, and advise on ES strategy and appropriate programming models to achieve DREAMS programming goals. The ESA will work in close collaboration with the rest of the technical team in-country and Home Office technical advisors to ensure integration and coordination of all elements of DREAMS programming to maximize program benefits to AGYW. Availability of position is contingent upon award to FHI 360.
Qualifications and experience
A Master’s degree in economics, business, behavioural science, political science, or other relevant fields; At least 8 progressive years of professional experience related to increasing employment and other economic opportunities for youth and vulnerable populations; Demonstrated knowledge of the business and labor market landscape in Zimbabwe; Strong interpersonal and coordination skills; At least five years’ experience in managing and supervising a team; Proven leadership and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams; Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance; Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; Familiarity with PEPFAR and USAID policies, procedures, rules, regulations and reporting requirements for DREAMS programming is strongly desired.
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