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"MAPUTO-2018-19-R" Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
HIV Treatment Lead.
Open Period:
09/21/2018 - 03/28/2019


Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0550 12
USD $65,020 - USD $65,020
Work Schedule:
Full-time - .
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
About the Agency

The U.S. Mission in Maputo/Mozambique is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of HIV Treatment Lead.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


The incumbent of this position is a senior HIV/AIDS clinician and a key advisor on HIV treatment issues to the Care & Treatment Branch Chief.  Job holder provides comprehensive public health technical, administrative and managerial advice and assistance in support of HIV treatment activities provided under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Responsibilities include day-to-day program management, development of new activities/strategies, monitoring, reporting and close collaboration with PEPFAR partners to ensure implementation is carried out in accordance with program strategic objectives and internationally recognized best practices in treatment.  Partners include other U.S. government agencies receiving PEPFAR funds, as well as Mozambican Ministry of Health, , Global Fund, International Organizations (IO) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) involved in treatment of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique.  Jobholder represents CDC Mozambique on HIV treatment issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies.      


Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Five-years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS treatment programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required. One additional year of experience at the supervisory level with multiple staff is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS treatment is required. Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required. Strong skills in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS. Comprehensive knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required. Good working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs is required. Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.

Education Requirements:

Doctoral level (DrPH, MD or PhD) degree or host country equivalent in medicine, nursing, public health, epidemiology, behavioral or social sciences field is required.


LANGUAGE:  Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of Portuguese is required. Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.  (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITY: Strong oral and written communications skills are required. Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches is required. This includes the development of evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports. Ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required. The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex. Considerable innovation will be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities. Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required. Strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.  

Benefits and Other Info

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office. 
Other Information:

How to Apply

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.  Applicants must apply through
Required Documents:

Degree with transcript

Residency and/or Work Permit

Next Steps:
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.