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:
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)
Title: Youth HIV/AIDS Technical Advisor
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) provides the leadership to ensure that the US Government’s (USG) overall response to AIDS and contribution to PEPFAR harness USAID’s extensive health and development expertise to maximize the reach of technically sound, cost-effective and sustainable HIV/AIDS interventions. The Priority Populations, Integration, & and Rights (PPIR) Division within the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) provides programmatic expertise to help the Agency and its missions develop programs tailored to reach priority populations and integrate program areas beyond HIV/AIDS in support of USG and PEPFAR goals to achieve epidemic control.
The incumbent serves as a Youth Advisor in the OHA/PPIR/Youth Branch. The Youth Branch leads coordination across the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) and regional bureaus and maintains a central hub of evidence based approaches to support a youth responsive continuum of HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support services. The Branch advises, advocates, and provides technical assistance to the field and OHA on youth issues and policies, engagement, and linkages across USAID with a focus on positive youth development. The Youth Advisor is responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programming for youth. The incumbent has three primary areas of responsibility:
1) Serves as a Technical Advisor for the Youth Branch specifically supporting the management of the large YouthPower Learning contract, which has buy-ins from multiple GH offices;
2) Leads and collaborates with colleagues from across USAID and the USG (including State/Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator) to consider technical opportunities for cross-sectoral, positive youth development approaches aimed at supporting the holistic needs of youth in PEPFAR programming; and
3) Provides expert advice and technical assistance in designing, implementing, and monitoring USAID and PEPFAR policies, programs, and guidelines to USAID missions, Washington staff, and other USG agencies.
The Youth Branch Chief is the USAID point of contact for this position
The primary duties of the Youth HIV/AIDS Technical Advisor include:
Centralized Project Management Support Activities (45%)
Technical Resource to USAID Missions and Bureaus (25%)
Collaboration across USAID and other USG agencies and development partners (25%)
Performs other related duties as assigned (5%)
International travel required up to 25% to developing countries.
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.