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:
U.S. Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health/ Office of HIV/AIDS/Priority Populations, Integration and Rights Division/ Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Branch
Title: Senior OVC Research and Evaluation Advisor
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Senior OVC Research and Evaluation Advisor (Senior Advisor) will work in the Global Health Bureau’s (GH) Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) in the Priority Populations, Integration and Rights (PPIR) Division. The Senior Advisor is expected to work as a key member of the OVC Team. Additionally, s/he will be a member of the MEASURE Evaluation Management Team, which is a cross-Division team focused on health and social information systems, high quality evaluation of HIV/AIDS programs, and data use for decision making. The Senior Advisor will work across multiple constituencies to provide key technical leadership and expertise in the areas of OVC implementation science and evaluation strategies; collection and analysis of routine program data; and dissemination of research and program results. The Senior Advisor will serve as the liaison for the broader PEPFAR Strategic Information (SI) structures including the PEPFAR Interagency Collaborative for Program Improvement (ICPI).
The US Government’s (USG) engagement to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS is a top priority worldwide. The USG response includes coordination among USAID, the Centers for Disease Control, Department of Defense, Peace Corps, and other entities. This initiative is collectively known as the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). USAID has been at the forefront of the USG’s response to provide quality HIV/AIDS services to over one hundred countries to mitigate the health crisis that threatens the prosperity, stability and development of these nations.
The OVC Branch, located in the Office of HIV/AIDS’ (OHA) Priority Populations, Integration and Rights (PIR) Division, in the Bureau for Global Health (GH), provides global technical leadership to USAID Missions, host governments, partners and stakeholders to improve programming for orphans and vulnerable children. The branch works with various USAID operating units, US Government and Civil Society Organization (CSO) partners in the implementation of orphans and vulnerable children’s initiatives that contribute to achieving the goals of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
The Senior OVC Research and Evaluation Advisor will be responsible for:
Oral and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general information is critical. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public is necessary.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work involves intermittent travel to and in developing countries up to 20%. Intermittent air travel usually entails long flights. Travel within developing countries usually entails use of buses or cars over unpaved roads to locations where further physical adjustments must be rapidly made to occasionally severe conditions that require prolonged walking, working in cramped rooms, standing for long periods of time and eating and resting in inadequate facilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
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.