Senior Strategic Information Advisor – Epidemiologist – GS-14

US Agency for International Development

USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the Personal Services Contractors (PSC) – Senior Strategic Information Advisor – Epidemiologist – GS-14, position

ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: United States **(**US) citizen or Resident Alien – 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 Strategic Information Advisor – Epidemiologist.

The Office of Health and HIV (OHH) is USAID/Uganda’s largest technical office with more than 70 staff positions and over $310 million in program funding. Currently, OHH is divided into six technical units: Health Systems Strengthening, HIV & Tuberculosis, U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, Family Health, Global Health Security and Emerging Pandemic Threats, and Strategic Information. OHH manages a wide array of programs, many of which are integrated in design. Each element of the portfolio contributes to country-led health program approaches that focus on integration of services; leveraging host country and other donor investments; strengthening health systems; a focus on women and girls; improved evaluation and innovation to promote adapting and learning; and science and technology.

The Strategic Information Unit collects and analyzes data and information related to each of the technical units; advises OHH on program monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and learning (MERL); guides and coordinates the MERL work of over 50 implementing partners (IPs); supports the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) with strategic information for planning and implementation; and advises and supports the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Uganda’s health management information system.

The Senior Advisor serves as a technical subject matter expert on MERL and strategic information and plays a key role in supporting cross-cutting activities with Strategic Information Unit staff, other OHH team members, IPs, and host country and other stakeholders. S/he advises the Mission and other stakeholders, including the MOH and health development partners, on best practices and participates in relevant sector-wide technical working groups. The Senior Advisor plays a critical role in mentoring and guiding Strategic Information and other OHH staff, USG interagency colleagues, IPs, and host country and other stakeholders to build their capacity to use strategic information for evidence-based decision making.

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 in epidemiology, public health, demography, statistics, or other field related to strategic information in international development and/or public health.

B. PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE

–At least seven years of progressively responsible experience gathering, synthesizing, analyzing, and managing strategic information to facilitate evidence-based program planning and management.

–At least three of those years must include progressively responsible experience providing effective strategic information and/or monitoring and evaluation oversight and senior-level advisory services to international development activities, including those involving proactive decision making on financial and human resources by cooperating partners and contractors.

How to apply

Access detailed solicitation document SOL-72061722R00009 at: SAM.gov or send an email to EXO and HR Specialistat:[email protected]