EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years public health experience in the management of HIV treatment programs at local, state or international levels that entails responsibility for evaluation of program activities. Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner. Additional one (1) year experience at the managerial level 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. - In-depth 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.
This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
LANGUAGE: Fluency in speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 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 work groups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required. Strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluation of data are required. The incumbent will be expected to exercise considerable ingenuity and tact in applying guidelines to unique and different settings.
The incumbent will also be expected to exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities.
Incumbent should possess standard computer skills with experience/training for word processing and spreadsheets, and databases and ability to produce documents with graphical representation. Position requires good keyboard skills with speed and accuracy.
Strong skills with interpretation of program monitoring and evaluations of data are required. Experience with conducting research including study design, implementation, data analysis and report writing is required evidenced by at least two publications related to HIV Care and Treatment in peer review journals.
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.