Mozambique

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
MAPUTO-2020-030R
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
HIV Prevention Advisor
Open Period:
01/12/2021 - 02/23/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE - 0550 11
Salary:
USD $56,795
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-11
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
N Zandamela
000-000-0000
zandamelane@state.gov

Overview

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.
Only one Open-to category should remain:

All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
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.

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:



  • Full Time (40 number of 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:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

The incumbent provides implementation guidance and technical support to staff (e.g., medical doctors, technicians, nurses, district- and provincial-level health authorities) and will organize, implement, and coordinate activities to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Mozambique. The incumbent works in context of close coordination with the HIV national program leadership at the Ministry of Health, including full participation in technical meetings and planning activities. The incumbent will be a member of the CDC Mozambique Prevention team. Position directly supervised by the Prevention Branch Chief.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV prevention programs or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Comprehensive knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues, HIV counselling and testing, key populations, pre exposure prophylaxis community engagement and HIV treatment is required. An in-depth knowledge of the range of HIV prevention programs, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to development and administration of national/international public health program is required. Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required

Education Requirements:

Master degree in Public Health Science , Medicine, Nursing, or host country equivalent degree is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Fluency - ( speaking/reading/writing) in Portuguese is required. This may be tested.


                  Fluency - ( speaking, writing) in English is required. This may be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners. Strong leadership skills are required to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups. Ability to analyze, understand and discuss new program design, management and implementation approaches is required. This includes the development of surveys, evaluation designs, use of reliable and valid instruments, and methods for data collection, analysis and reports.


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.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
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.


HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:



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

  2. AEFM / USEFM

  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.


Proof of Citizenship or Work Permit
Degree with transcript
Curriculum Vitae
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.