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Employer: Abt Associates
Located in: Rockville, Maryland
Degree Required: Masters
The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance—as well as in international evaluation. Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.
Abt is the lead implementer of a five-year, USAID-funded project called Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus. The mandate of SHOPS Plus is to increase the role of the private sector in the sustainable provision and use of quality family planning (FP), HIV/AIDS, child health and other health information, products, and services in low- and middle-income countries.
SHOPS Plus is currently seeking a Senior Private Sector Family Planning Advisor to support the project’s portfolio of private sector FP activities. The position will lead technical assignments to strengthen family planning components across a broad range of private sector approaches including corporate partnerships, provider networks and franchising, quality, health financing and public private engagement. In addition, this position will work with country teams to develop and implement strategies for increasing access to family planning products and services in the private sector through new product introductions, market facilitation and total market approaches.
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Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer commited to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
Posted on 04/29/2019
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