Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
PEPFAR DREAMS Deputy Coordinator
Open Period:
11/12/2020 - 11/26/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0540 9
USD $40,525
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:
Neisce Massingue
00258 21355 454


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources For USEFM - FP is 05.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

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 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:


Under the supervision of the PEPFAR DREAMS Coordinator, the job holder supports the expansion, implementation and monitoring of the DREAMS program in Mozambique. Job holder provides technical expertise and coordination for the DREAMS (Determined Resilient Empowered AIDS Free, Mentored, Safe) program within the context of in-country HIV/AIDS programs supported through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  Job holder collaborates with the U.S. team colleagues, host country Ministry of Health and other HIV/AIDS implementing partners in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the DREAMS initiative in Mozambique.  These activities are all geared toward preventing HIV infection in adolescent girls and young women.

Qualifications and Evaluations



 Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in international development and project management in the field of community-based health and/or education programs focused on children and/or adolescents (examples include, but are not limited to education, sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS support, economic empowerment, grassroots development, Gender Based Violence).


·         Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the PEPFAR program is required.

·         Comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention and community-based social welfare initiatives, including program design, implementation and evaluation is required.

·         Knowledge of the HIV epidemic context in Mozambique, particularly in prevention and gender-based violence program areas is required.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (4 years) in social work, sociology, anthropology, public health, or international development is required.


Post may choose to add the phrase “This may be tested” after a language, skill, and/or ability.  Review the VA template for specific information.


English- Fluent- Written/Speaking/Reading is required.

Portuguese- Fluent-Written/Speaking/Reading is required.


·         Strong project management and problem-solving experience

·         Strong builder of relationships; demonstrated strength in working in a collaborative manner

·         Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

·         Outstanding diplomatic skills, works well with others and able to handle conflict with diplomacy and tact. 

·         Self-starter with strong past of demonstrating initiative


·         Strong analytic skills with experience in monitoring and evaluation and data management. 

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 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

  • University Transcript 

  • Passport copy

  • 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.