Senior HIV Prevention Advisor – GS-14, position (Readvertized)

US Agency for International Development

USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Personal Services Contractors (PSC) – Senior HIV Prevention Advisor – GS-14, position (Readvertized)

ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: United States **(**US) Citizen – offshore or resident in Uganda.

Opening date: June 2, 2022

Closing date: July 1, 2022

USAID/Uganda is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Senior HIV Prevention Advisor.

The Senior HIV/AIDS Prevention Advisor “the Prevention Advisor” provides broad-based and in-depth analysis and advice to the USAID Mission on PEPFAR-related issues and program implementation. S/he works closely with all PEPFAR-funded staff to ensure USAID’s programs reflect (1) PEPFAR programmatic priorities, (2) USAID priorities, and (3) state-of-the art prevention approaches. S/he liaises with other USAID/Uganda offices to ensure that their technical expertise is appropriately applied to the development and implementation of PEPFAR prevention activities. S/he provides technical input in the development of strategic documents such as project designs, technical strategies, and evaluation plans. In conjunction with the HIV Team Lead, s/he serves as the USAID representative on the PEPFAR/Uganda Steering Committee which includes representatives of the State Department, CDC, the Department of Defense, the Peace Corps, and the National Institute of Health.

The Prevention Advisor also works closely with international and bilateral organizations and donor agencies to address technical issues in prevention and coordinate HIV/AIDS and TB efforts in relation to program/project implementation. These responsibilities include regular contact and collaboration at technical and policy levels in a complex and rapidly evolving country context, with counterparts in the MOH, other government ministries and agencies, civil society organizations, private companies, other donor, and international organizations and with other USG entities working in furtherance of HIV and AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and mitigation goals in Uganda.

The Prevention Advisor serves as a member of the HIV/AIDS team, under the USAID HIV/AIDS Team Leader. The Prevention Advisor will interact frequently with the Mission Director and the Health Office Director, providing advice and analysis as needed. S/he is expected to use independent professional judgment, experience, and skills to plan and carry out assigned programs, projects, or other assignments.

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

A Master’s degree in social science, public health, or an equivalent advanced degree with significant demonstrated technical experience is required.

B. PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

A minimum of ten (10) years of working experience on HIV with an international development agency or on international development programs is required.

Eight (8) of those years must be in the management of HIV programs in the international context.

How to apply

Access detailed solicitation document SOL-72061722R00005 (0001) at: SAM.gov or send an email to EXO and HR Specialistat:[email protected]