Senior Orphans and Vulnerable Children Technical Advisor

Credence Managment Solutions LLC

About the organization

Credence Management Solutions employs hard-working, passionate individuals who bring innovation, accountability, and a growth mindset to the many missions we support across the US Federal Government. Employee empowerment is part of the fabric of our corporate culture through which we emphasize opportunity, recognition, reward, and retention. At Credence, we follow the principles of servant leadership and believe that serving and supporting others is critical to both our individual and collective achievements. We have only one measure of success. Yours.

We are hiring for positions under the Global Health Training, Advisory, Support Contract (GHTASC) in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health (GH). These roles deliver institutional support services in a wide range of technical areas at the junior, mid-, senior, and expert levels.


The Senior Advisor will serve as an OVC subject matter expert within USAID for programming focused on the children, adolescents and families affected by HIV, with emphasis on the implementation of socio-economic support for OVC including, children, adolescents and OVC caregivers living with HIV. Specifically, the Senior Advisor will:
*Provide technical assistance to USAID’s GH Bureau and the Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID Missions, and the Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy (GHSD)/PEPFAR on OVC within HIV program implementation.
*Review and support the technical quality of activities in the field by conducting site visits, meeting with implementing partners and USAID Mission teams, and reviewing work plans as well as program results.
*Search for and address emerging issues in need of PEPFAR and/or USAID support and guidance in OVC programming.
--Analyze, synthesize, and interpret program data and promote data-driven best practices.
--Develop and deliver relevant presentations, reference materials, reports, peer-reviewed literature, and other documents.
*Lead inclusively to promote USG interagency collaboration and strengthen coordination with other PEPFAR agencies and multinational partners (e.g., HHS, Peace Corps, DoD, WHO, UNICEF, Global Fund, etc.)
*May be requested to provide on-site short-term technical assistance for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief at the Bureau for Global Health Security & Diplomacy at the Department of State.


*MA degree with 10 years of relevant experience, BA degree with 12 years of relevant experience, AA degree & 14 years of relevant experience, or High School graduate & 16 years of relevant experience in social work, child welfare, or related social science or public health field, with experience in international child welfare service delivery.
*At least three years of experience working on OVC programming in an international or resource challenged setting.
*Experience in multiple countries in sub-Saharan Africa &/or Asia preferred.
*Experience with OVC programming at the international level is preferred.
*Experience with PEPFAR preferred.
*Ability to develop & monitor components of OVC strategic plans.
Knowledge of & familiarity with socio-economic programming for HIV-affected children & adolescents, including current programming context, OVC caregiver support, economic strengthening, child protection, violence against children, case management, OVC policy & advocacy in the PEPFAR context, ongoing HIV prevention & treatment initiatives, & relevant organizations working to respond to the needs of HIV-affected children, adolescents & families.
*Demonstrated ability to interact successfully with senior level representatives & high-level government officials of international & host country governmental & nongovernmental agencies, multilateral & bilateral organizations.
*US citizen or US permanent resident with the ability to obtain and maintain a FAC


$133,380 to $200,720

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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