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Programme Overview:

Chemonics International Inc. seeks experienced professionals to undertake the role of Regional Team Leaders for Punjab (based in Lahore), KPK (based in Peshawar), and Sindh (based in Karachi), for an anticipated DFID-funded, Pakistan Delivering Accelerated Family Planning Service Delivery (DAFPAK SD) programme. The £17m UK Government Department for International Development (DFID) Programme seeks to deliver effective family planning throughout Pakistan which currently has high numbers of unintended pregnancies and maternal deaths. The main objective of this program will be to strengthen the quality of public service provision through: training government health and family planning facility staff on integration of services, improving clinical quality, expanding the range of contraceptives offered, finding ways to offer client centred counselling, and establish new procedures in health facilities to better integrate family planning services with current services offered.

Job Description:

The Regional Team Leader will work closely with the Team Leader and Family Planning Service Delivery Specialist, as well as the overall DAFPAK SD team. The position will work closely with regional and district representatives, Ministry of Population and Ministry of Health representatives, other DAFPAK Component Teams, and other key stakeholders across the health and family planning sector to facilitate and guide program implementation. This position is contingent upon funding.  

Job Specifications:

  • At least eight (8) years of relevant experience in improving quality of care in public health facilities, family planning, and service delivery
  • Extensive experience working in and with the public sector in health in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, understands its challenges and opportunities, and how to deliver desired and lasting improvements in public service delivery
  • Extensive experience implementing family-planning programmes with the public sector
  • Ability to build strong and effective partnerships with regional representatives and district representatives, as well as with stakeholders working in public service delivery, health clinics, and family planning
  • Ability to work on socially sensitive challenges within the Pakistani context
  • Ability to foster successful partnership approaches and relationships among a range of stakeholders, including programme partners, donors, private sector organisations, NGOs and government departments
  • Ability to supervise and manage a team effectively

Anticipated Duration of Project: Up to 3.5 years with a possibility of extension.

Note: Applications will only be accepted that are received through the link provided below:

Chemonics International Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; only individuals who are shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.