Technical Officer I at FHI 360

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Full Time
United States of America, Washington, DC
Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Technical Officer I

Job Location : Washington, DC

Time type : Full time

About The Company

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.


The FHI 360 Global Connections department engages with a diversity of institutions and individuals in the United States and around the world to strengthen professional, cultural, youth and academic exchanges, civil engagement, and educational/training linkages. A growing area of work includes virtual trainings that focus on professional and institutional development in a broad range of technical areas.

The Civic Engagement projects, which currently focus primarily on persons with disabilities and labor rights for nurses, provide trainings and civil society capacity building activities for stakeholders in the MENA and/or SCA regions. The current funder is the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; however, these projects may also receive funding from other funders/sources. We are seeking applications for a Technical Officer I to lead participant communication and engagement for the programs’ virtual trainings and workshops and provide technical support for the programs’ capacity building work.

This position is contingent upon funder vetting approval.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Lead Virtual Training Participant Communication and Engagement: Lead communication with participants of the programs’ virtual trainings and workshops; and implement outreach strategies to ensure continued engagement with program participants and beneficiaries.
  • Support the Programs’ Capacity Building Work: Provide a wide range of technical support for the programs’ virtual trainings and workshops as well as advocacy campaigns.
  • General Program Support: Ensure all recorded/tracked data is accurate and meets programs’ monitoring and reporting needs; write client report sections, as requested; and provide monthly or quarterly social media analytics report for planning and ongoing goal analysis/monitoring.
  • Collaboration/Communication: Maintain professional standard of communication with
    colleagues, consultants, and beneficiaries; and ensure work style contributes to teambuilding
    and a professional environment where colleagues can work together productively; and
  • Business Development: Participate in business development opportunities, as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in International Relations, Communication, Education, Social Sciences, International Development or related filed;
  • Typically requires 2-5 years of relevant experience;
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English;
  • Reading and writing functionality in Persian, Tajik or Dari; and
  • Prior experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated understanding of MENA and/or SCA regions’ cultures preferred; and
  • Knowledge of and experience working on PWD rights/issues and/or labor rights.

Application Components:

  • Resume;
  • Cover Letter; and
  • Language exam (to be administered by FHI 360).

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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