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Provincial Technical Assistance Lead

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Jhpiego is recruiting for Provincial Technical Assistance Lead

Central Province

Position Overview

The Technical Assistance (TA) Lead is MCGL’s primary point of contact with MOH Provincial Health Office (PHO) and responsible for coordinating MCGL’s TA activities across the province, organizing MCGL’s contribution to annual midterm expenditure framework (MTEF) and RMNCAH&N program planning. This position reports to the Program Lead.


  • Plan, execute, monitor, and report on MCGL provincial activities to deliver TA in line with FHN technical strategies.
  • Establish and maintain productive working relationships with MOH counterparts in PHO and District Health Offices, USAID implementing partners, and RMNCAH program management team.
  • Lead MCGL’s TA contribution to (MTEF) annual planning cycle including performance reviews, community structures, selecting of interventions, and budgeting.
  • Engage provincial planners to ensure activities supporting HII are prioritized in quarterly planning.
  • Coordinate MCGL technical support by District Capacity Strengthening Officers in delivery of TA at district level.
  • Prepare MCGL provincial technical and program reports.
  • Manage provincial team travel plans in compliance with Jhpiego policies and procedures.
  • Work with finance officer to prepare monthly cash forecasting.
  • Support MOH in preparation of Sida grant technical and programmatic reporting.
  • support MOH in change management as needed for RMNCAH program.
  • Provincial team compliance with Jhpiego policies and procedures.


  • Masters in public health or related field (health administration, public administration, business administration) with 7 to 8 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead efficient management processes and systems across a province-wide, decentralized program.
  • Proven leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building, and representational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Zambian health system.
  • Previous experience working in Central Province.

Method of Application

Please send your application letter and curriculum vitae only in a single document to the Human Resources Director:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application deadline
18 Jun 11:00