Africa Regional Advisor for Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS

Public Health Institute/Global Health Training, Advisory and Support Contract

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The Africa Regional Advisor for Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS will primarily support the Africa Bureau as a PHI Institutional Support Contractor (ISC). In this role, the selected candidate will employ public health programming experience in the African context and will gain an understanding and appreciation for the central functions of a decentralized donor agency in program planning, implementation, and evaluation. In collaboration with other team members, the Advisor will provide technical support and oversight on strategies, activities, and other areas related to USAID’s TB and HIV/AIDS programs in Africa. The position will serve in a liaison capacity with counterparts in the Bureau for Global Health (GH) and other USG agencies to ensure coordinated support for countries and sub-regions within Africa. The Advisor will also serve as a member of the GH-AFR country team support system, identifying and/or providing direct support to certain African countries in the region. The Advisor will receive day-to-day guidance from the Chief of the Africa Health Team, their onsite manager.


*Master’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience, bachelor’s degree with 8 years of relevant experience, Associate’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience, or High School graduate and 12 years of relevant experience.
*US citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Secret Security clearance.
*Experience with TB and HIV/AIDS programs, with at least two years in an international or resource-challenged setting.
*Experience in conducting analysis and evaluation of technical and programmatic aspects of proposals and programs.
*Understanding of programs and organizational aspects of major international donors, multilateral agencies, and nongovernmental/private voluntary organizations supporting the social sector, with a focus that includes TB and HIV/AIDS or other infectious diseases.
*Demonstrated maturity, strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, including cross-cultural teams.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise sound professional judgment to problem solve, and to make strategic decisions.
*Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills.
*Experience with USG programming, budgeting, and evaluation functions and procedures is desirable.
*Ability to speak French and/or Portuguese is desirable.
*Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 25% of the time.


Full salary range for this position is $94,900 to $147,940 per year, with the starting salary determined based on candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, as well as budget availability.

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