Solicitation for U.S. Personal Service Contractor (USPSC) Global Health Intermittent Health Development Officer (Multiple Positions)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)


This position calls for experienced health professionals with the presence, knowledge and the leadership skills to serve in senior leadership positions at select USAID missions abroad. The Health Development Officer will support USAID missions overseas in the management of mission health programs, overseeing and supporting a wide range of health development programs in various locations, and providing technical assistance. The incumbent must also have the flexibility and experience to oversee program design and development, as well as manage local and/or international technical experts. The Health Development Officer may be called upon to develop strategies, analytical models and/or methodologies to contribute to mission planning. He/she may also lead evaluations of existing or completed programs, develop new projects, and oversee project modifications, design, or closeout. The Health Development Officer performs under the assigned mission’s authority with latitude to exercise independent judgment and decision-making in health program areas, under that authority.



This position requires a thorough knowledge of management, programming, policies, regulations,
procedures, and documentation and the objectives, methodology and status of the projects assigned and/or similar practices in USG or international development organizations based on internationally recognized best practices. Experience should include working overseas in a health technical area(s) and knowledge of the objectives and operations of the US government and/or similar program activities of other international donor organizations. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

Minimum requirements include:
- U.S. Citizenship
- English fluency (speaking/reading/writing)
- Ability to obtain the Secret level security clearance provided by USAID
- Ability to obtain a Department of State Class 1 worldwide medical clearance
- Availability to travel for up to 5 months per year to a range of countries including but not
limited to Non-Permissive Environments (NPEs)

Education & Experience Requirements:
Minimum Education: Master’s degree with significant study pertinent to the health fields,
including, but not limited to Public Health or other relevant field, including public policy, health
sciences, health administration. Applicants must provide satisfactory verification of academic
- Minimum Experience: Minimum of seven (7) years of recent public health, including program
management experience.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please refer to details submission instructions in Solicitation attachment on

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