Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
PEPFAR Multilateral Advisor
Open Period:
05/24/2021 - 06/08/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0550 11
USD $56,795
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full Time (40 hours per week)
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 04.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:

•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The U.S. Mission in Maputo/Mozambique is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of PEPFAR Multilateral Advisor.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


Placed within the PEPFAR Coordination Office (PCO), the Multilateral Advisor will receive day-to-day guidance from the PEPFAR Mozambique Country Coordinator and work closely with the PEPFAR Agency leadership and technical staff of the following Agencies: United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Centers for Disease Control (HHS/CDC); Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS/HRSA); Department of Defense (DOD); Peace Corps (PC) and Department of State/PEPFAR (DoS).  This position will lead the USG team to complete activities for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Global Fund) as indicated by the partnership between the USG and the Global Fund as well as provide strategic inputs into other multilateral relationships, especially with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN agencies. 

Qualifications and Evaluations



5 years’ progressively responsible management experience in public health programming, with at least 3 years in a resource-poor or international setting.

Demonstrated experience working with large teams across organizational structures and managing complex processes.

Experience with PEPFAR programming, especially related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment, and an understanding of the importance of a comprehensive program that includes both clinical and community interventions.


·        JOB KNOWLEDGE: 

        knowledge of or experience working with the Global Fund, PEPFAR, and the President’s Malaria Initiative preferred.

        Knowledge of Global Fund program development, management, implementation, and monitoring. 

        Demonstrated experience working with HIV/AIDS PEPFAR programming, especially related to HIV prevention, care, and treatment.

        Strong working competency in computer applications to carry out management and statistical analysis. 

        Ability to apply policy directives to activity design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.

 Ability to analyze problems/situations and to plan, design, and carry out project studies and conceptualize, develop, and implement new strategies/initiatives.

Education Requirements:

A master’s-level degree in public health, health administration, public policy, social science, or related field is required.



English Level - Fluent -(reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.

Portuguese Level -Fluent- (reading/writing/speaking) This may be tested.


-Demonstrated experience navigating situations requiring transparency and high-level diplomacy with the highest national level officials of the host Government (Ministers, National Directors)

-Ability to exercise independent judgment regarding transparent communications processes across multiple stakeholders from government, civil society, development partners, and private sector.

-Ability to provide leadership and make decisions regarding public policy and professional, technical, administrative, and fiscal lines.

-Excellent interpersonal, facilitation, and teambuilding skills/experience.

-Ability to adapt to programming and technological changes and establish new concepts or programs accordingly.

-Demonstrated technical leadership at conferences, meetings, and through presentations to resolve controversial issues and influence decision makers.

-Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with senior government officials, international organizations, multilateral and bilateral agencies, implementing partner chiefs of mission, and the local partner community.

-Ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and nontechnical colleagues.

-Demonstrated judgment, maturity, and ingenuity to interpret technical and political opportunities and constraints.

-Experience operating effectively in a multicultural environment and working within a complex organizational setting.

-Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and maintain liaison activities with various stakeholders at international, national, and local level.

-Excellent interpersonal communication ability, including oral presentation and writing skills.

-High level of judgment, maturity, and ingenuity to develop strategies and to analyze, develop, monitor, and evaluate program implementation.

-Demonstrated ability to take initiative.

-Proven leadership skills, including experience with negotiation and problem-solving.

-Strong computer and writing skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


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

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Maputo/Mozambique 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:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • Degree with transcript

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Maputo/Mozambique