CAMRIS 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, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Senior Advisor, Behavioral and Structural Interventions
GS: 14 - Equivalency
Application Deadline: Open until Filled
USAID has been at the forefront of the US Government response in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Agency has programmed over $7 billion since inception of its international HIV/AIDS program in 1986. USAID is a key partner in the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the largest and most comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program in the world.
The Senior Advisor will serve as a member of the Behavioral and Structural Interventions Branch within the Prevention Care and Treatment (PCT) Division of the Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) in the Bureau for Global Health. The Senior Advisor serves as a high-level technical advisor, with a focus on the behavioral aspects of HIV Testing Services (HTS), including demand creation, counselling within testing services, and linkage to treatment. The Senior Advisor provides technical expertise grounded in relevant experience and demonstrated public health practice and behavioral science. The Senior Advisor is expected to provide significant technical assistance across all populations and age ranges (including adults and pediatrics/adolescents, and both general and key populations with HIV/AIDS).
The Senior Advisor will provide guidance on behavioral and structural aspects of HIV testing to the Bureau, Missions, regional field offices, regional bureaus, cooperative agencies (CAs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), host-country governments and NGOs. He/she will work collaboratively with a range of International HIV/AIDS activities, both at the USAID country level and at headquarters. The Senior Advisor participates in the review and evaluation of existing policies on HIV testing, particularly those policies and practices that related to demand creation and counselling services. The Senior Advisor provides technical support toward the design and improvement of programs in line with USAID and PEPFAR strategies and objectives.
The Senior Advisor serves as a focal point for programming and technical guidance related to behavioral and structural aspects of HIV testing services. He/she will be responsible for:
International travel approximately 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.