HIV Advisor

at US Agency for International Development
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 28, 2023
Category Healthcare Jobs in Uganda
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Closing date26 May 2023
USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Personal Services Contractor (PSC) – HIV Advisor**(Resident Hire – USPSC)** - GS-14**.**

ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: United States **(**US) citizens – resident in Uganda.

Opening date: April 27, 2023

Closing date: May 26, 2023

USAID/Uganda is seeking for a qualified candidate to serve as HIV Advisor to serve under a Resident Hire Personal Services Contract as HIV Advisor for a period of two years. This position is particularly critical for providing leadership to the HIV Unit during the intensive COP planning process, which spans the period from November through April of each year. The HIV Advisor serves as Acting Unit Leader for the HIV & TB Unit, advising and supporting the Office of Health & HIV (OHH) Office Director and Deputy Director in the development, day-to-day coordination, and overall management of the USAID HIV portfolio and staff in Uganda. This includes guiding USAID/Uganda through the Country Operational Plan (COP), President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Oversight and Accountability Response Team reviews, and PEPFAR activities in general.

The HIV Advisor will report to the OHH Deputy Director who has oversight responsibility for the HIV & TB and SI units.

Required professional qualifications include the following and offerors must address all the elements as part of their offer in response to this PSC solicitation.

A. EDUCATION

Master’s Degree level, or higher, in public health, medicine, health care development, or a closely related field.

B. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (all required)

--At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in designing, implementing, managing, and monitoring public health programs, including programs related to HIV epidemic control. This work experience must include managing large (in excess of $10 million annually), integrated, and complex public health programs.

--At least seven years of demonstrated supervisory experience in leading and managing large, diverse teams of professional staff.

--Experience working with USG agencies, other donors, international organizations, and/or other relevant development stakeholders.

--Demonstrated experience working with high-level host country counterparts, in-country program managers, policy makers, and a broad array of international health service providers and community leaders.

How to apply
The detailed solicitation document Number: 72061723R00007 which provides the full position description, selection criteria, and specific instructions on how to submit an offer is found at: https://ug.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/ or send an email to EXO and HR Specialist at: kampalausaidjobs@usaid.gov

Job details
Country
Uganda
City
Kampala
Source
US Agency for International Development
Type
Job
Career category
Program/Project Management
Years of experience
10+ years
Themes
CoordinationHealthHIV/Aids
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