- The incumbent of this position is the key public health advisor on prevention to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Country Director. Position is responsible for the design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of a broad range of agency-funded HIV prevention program activities and studies required to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) in Ukraine. Job holder is the U.S. Government HIV/AIDS prevention program public health advisor to the host country Ministry of Health, partners, including those funded by the host government or the Global Fund and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the implementation of prevention and HIV Treatment program activities and studies. The incumbent represents CDC Ukraine on HIV prevention issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. Job holder serves as the activity manager for HIV prevention grants, contracts and cooperative agreements and coordinates funding, reporting, and administration with the extramural team to assure projects are conducted and USG funds are appropriately utilized.
- Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV/AIDS prevention or other public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required.
- One additional year of managerial experience with multiple staff is required.
- Doctoral level (DrPH, MD, MBBS, or PhD) degree or host country equivalent in medicine, public health, nursing, epidemiology, behavioral or social sciences field is required.
- Fluent (writing/speaking/reading) English* is required.
- Fluent Russian or Ukrainian are required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention is required.
- Thorough public health knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues is required.
- Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
- Detailed working knowledge of USG HIV/AIDS public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of treatment programs is required.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with national and international health partners are required.
- Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts, cooperative agreements and contracts is required.
- The ability to lead results-driven project teams and work groups is required.
- Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required.
- Numerical skills for data analysis are required.
- Comprehensive knowledge and experience in HIV/AIDS prevention counselling and interventions, behavior change, care, treatment and testing is required.
- Detailed knowledge of U.S. government public health programs and strategies is required.
- A detailed knowledge of the range of prevention programs, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to development and administration of national/international public health prevention program is required.
- Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisitions is required.
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Only eligible candidates who are also qualified will be contacted for testing and interview.
Applications deadline is August 24, 2020.