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: Zika Health Advisor
Office/Bureau: Regional Sustainable Development Office, Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Office of Regional Sustainable Development in the Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC/RSD) is responsible for providing technical leadership, regional expertise and advice to the Bureau and Agency in the areas of democracy and participation, economic growth, the environment, population/health, and education. The Zika Technical Advisor will join the Health Team in LAC/RSD. The Health Team is responsible for carrying out a regional health program whose primary functions are to: collaborate with the Global Health (GH) Bureau to advance Agency health priorities; provide technical support for USAID’s field-based health programs; manage regional health activities in maternal and child health and nutrition, family planning and reproductive health, infectious diseases, and health systems strengthening; facilitate productive communication among LAC field missions, the LAC/Front Office, desk officers, and other AID/Washington operating units; engage in cross-sectoral programming; and support the growth of regional health partnerships and institutions.
The Zika Health Advisor will be based in the LAC/RSD Health Team in Washington, DC. S/he will provide technical and strategic direction to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and support evidence-based Zika prevention and control interventions. S/he will coordinate within and outside of USAID on technical and programmatic Zika issues, to ensure quality technical programs. The Zika Health Advisor will work closely with the Global Health /Infectious Disease (GH/ID) Zika Team that manages the Zika program.
A. Zika Program Coordination:
B. Budgetary and Financial Support:
C. Liaison Activities:
Period of Performance:
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.