CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor
United States Agency for International Development, Bureau for Global Health,Office of HIV/AIDS, Priority Populations, Integration, and Rights (PPIR) Division (USAID/GH/OHA/PPIR)
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
USAID remains at the forefront of the US Government (USG) response in the fight against HIV/AIDS, funding over $6 billion since inception of its international HIV/AIDS program in 1986, and providing HIV/AIDS assistance in nearly 100 countries worldwide. The Agency is a key partner in the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest commitment ever by any nation for an international health initiative dedicated to a single disease – a ten-year, $37 billion multifaceted approach to combating the disease in more than 120 countries around the world.
The Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor will work within the Bureau for Global Health’s Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA). The Advisor serves as a technical expert, providing leadership and guidance in the design, implementation and evaluation of technically sound, cost-effective and practical approaches to the implementation of HIV/AIDS prevention programs, particularly those involving populations engaging in very high risk behavior. These key populations, include sex workers, injecting drug users, and men who have sex with men, as well as other vulnerable populations such as transport workers, uniformed services personnel, and other individuals in mobile and other occupations that increase vulnerability to HIV infection.
The Advisor will serve as an HIV/AIDS subject matter expert in the area of prevention, care and treatment playing a critical role in USAID key populations team in the Priority Populations, Integration and Rights Division. The Advisor will lead OHA’s collaboration with OGAC in the area of key populations, work closely with other OHA co-chairs and the key populations team, act as a lead technical advisor on the key populations team acting as the agency lead for sex workers, programmatic monitoring, acceleration of program delivery across 20 countries, PrEP and key populations and a co-technical lead in the LINKAGES management team and/or provide technical assistance in other technical areas relevant to key populations programming, and the PEPFAR interagency Technical Working Group providing leadership on programming for key populations.
The Advisor will receive day-to-day guidance and technical and programmatic input from the Branch Chief for Key Populations and Rights.
The primary duties of the Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor include:
Training and professional development
International travel required up to 30% to developing countries.
Ability to travel frequently to developing countries and resource challenged settings.
US Citizenship with ability to obtain a Secret Security clearance.
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com
Social Solutions and CAMRIS are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.