Global Health Corps (GHC) with its partners is inviting self-driven, passionate, young professionals with diverse skill set and experiences to apply for global health positions for our 2017-2018 fellowship class. These include a diverse range of high-impact roles with organizations on the front lines of health equity in Zambia and the United states. Unless otherwise stated, the Component Manager, Capacity Development is a Lusaka based position but may require extensive traveling.
GIZ provides services worldwide in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. GIZ has over 50 years of experience in a wide variety of areas, including economic development and employment, energy and the environment, and peace and security. The diverse expertise of our federal enterprise is in demand around the globe, with the German Government, European Union institutions, the United Nations, and governments of other countries all benefiting from our services. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is our main commissioning party, but we also work with the private sector, fostering successful interaction between development policy and foreign trade.
On behalf of the German Government, the Zambian-German Multi-Sectoral HIV Programme (ZGMHP) is implemented by GIZ and works with the Zambian Government through the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council as the political partner. The project aims to protect school-going adolescents in two districts of Southern Province—Livingstone and Choma—from teenage pregnancies and new HIV infections. The experiences from the two districts are aimed to contribute to the policy dialogue at the national level and used to advise Zambia’s policymaking process. The project works closely with the wide range of state and non-state actors such as the Ministry of General Education, Ministry of Health, National HIV coordinating structures, NGOs, and CBOs.
Capacity development is the key to developing sustainable solutions – as such, the Component Manager, Capacity Development will play a central role on the ZGMHP team. The Component Manager, Capacity Development will work at various levels to enable ZGMHP partners to confidently take over and manage key processes once the program comes to an end, which will help to secure long lasting results. The fellow will work with ZGMHP staff to develop concrete goals, deliverables, and expectations for this position based on the fellow’s background and professional interests, as well as priorities of the program.
Through this position, the Component Manager, Capacity Development will learn and understand how to build effective strategies to manage programs that will yield longer lasting effects than the life-span of the program. The fellow will learn how to work in a multicultural setting and gain a deeper understanding on how to steer complex programs that involve a variety of stakeholders from government and non-government toward agreed goals.
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
During the fellowship year, all fellows are provided with:
*Note: The living stipend and the completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the placement organization.
Living and Working in Zambia: Fellows are provided with basic housing and a utilities stipend during the fellowship year. GHC coordinates housing for fellows in shared apartments or houses that meet GHC’s safety standards. Fellows at GIZ will be housed in Lusaka, an urban city and capital of Zambia. National fellows have the option to remain in their own housing and receive a supplemental housing stipend.
To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/