Technical Advisor- Health
The Salvation Army - Alexandria, VA

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This position provides technical leadership in the specific sector of Health focusing primarily on community-based approaches to improving the health of vulnerable women and children. Provides a range of strategic advisory, capacity-building and resource development assistance to The Salvation Army territories; designs and implements programs, strategies, systems, processes, training workshops and curricula; conducts territorial training in organizational and program development (including strategic self-assessments and faith-based facilitation), program management and technical subjects; provides general assistance to Salvation Army field offices; develops cooperative relationships with counterparts; participates in home office activities; provides grant writing assistance; serves as SAWSO’s technical leader and representative in the Health Sector; national and international travel required two – three months per year.

Required Experience:
Five years of professional experience, including international health and development AND five years of senior program management experience AND three years of experience living in developing countries and working with international health programs, preferably in a management role OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field AND a Master’s degree in international public health OR related discipline.

Benefits after 90 days. Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Additional Comments:
Please contact the Human Resources office at 703-647-4797 at National Headquarters for further information. Resumes may be sent to

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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