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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/Strategic Coordination and Communication Division/Communications Branch (GH/OHA/SCC/Comms)
Title: Senior Communications Advisor
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
The Office of HIV/AIDS (GH/OHA) has overarching responsibility for the full range of USAID's HIV/AIDS programs and serves as the Agency's lead office for implementing the interagency President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). GH/OHA's primary functions are to provide strategic direction, technical leadership, and support to field programs, and to effectively manage headquarters programs devoted to ending the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. As a lead partner in the PEPFAR interagency process, GH/OHA makes decisions concerning the strategic allocation of financial and human resources in the sector and provides leadership in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating HIV/AIDS programs. This entails ensuring the technical integrity of USAID's headquarters and mission strategies and programs; providing global technical leadership on the full range of interventions related to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment; leading HIV/AIDS research programs; supporting USAID missions in working with partners and other government agencies; and monitoring, evaluating and reporting on the impact of the Agency's HIV/AIDS programs in support of PEPFAR goals. GH/OHA is composed of eight Divisions and 25 Branches.
The Strategic Coordination and Communication Division (GH/OHA/SCC) serves as the primary liaison between OHA and key global HIV/AIDS implementers and stakeholders. The Division serves as the principal point of contact between USAID headquarters and missions in supporting the planning and implementation of effective HIV/AIDS programs; supports the communication needs of OHA; and nurtures external partnerships with multilateral entities such as UNAIDS, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and other international organizations and partners. GH/OHA/SCC is composed of three branches including the Multilateral Branch, the Regional Advisors Branch, and the Communications Branch.
The Communications Branch (GH/OHA/SCC/COM) promotes consistent and effective messaging on USAID's role in PEPFAR programs and in controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Branch is OHA's focal point for public affairs and communications support, working across USAID, USG agencies, and implementing partners. The Branch provides assistance for OHA events and announcements, manages the OHA web and social media platforms, and coordinates with the USAID's Legislative and Public Affairs Bureau and Development Outreach Coordinators in USAID missions.
The Communications Branch Chief is the USAID point of contact for the Senior Communications Advisor, who will be is responsible for executing internal and external communications for GH/OHA the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) within USAID’s Global Health (GH) Bureau. USAID is one of the key implementing agencies of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a U.S. government initiative coordinated by the Department of State’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC). Through OHA, USAID works closely with OGAC, other implementing agencies and partners, as well as across the entire agency to contribute to PEPFAR’s strategic priorities in response to controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
External Communications and Outreach (80%)
Internal Communications (20%)
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.