25 julho, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Maputo is seeking one individual for the position of Public Health Specialist (PMTCT –Maternal & Child Health Deputy Branch Chief) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
1. Medical degree is required.
2. Five years of mid-to-senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating HIV services or other relevant public health programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required; including related experience in HIV/AIDS or other medical care, epidemiology, infectious diseases, or similar scientific areas.
3. Level 3 (fluent) of English (writing/speaking). (This will be tested)
4. Level 4 (fluent) of local language (reading/writing/speaking). (This will be tested)
Job holder serves as a deputy and senior public health technical advisor to the Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Branch Chief. Job holder shares oversight responsibilities for the development and implementation of PMTCT, pediatric and MCH-related technical program activities and has direct responsibility for day-to-day coordination of branch administrative management activities that implement the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Duties and responsibilities include program planning and development, supervision of activity/branch staff, and grants, contracts and cooperative agreement oversight. Incumbent works closely with the supervisor to ensure that all branch activities contribute to measurable results that are in accordance with agency regulations, PEPFAR strategic objectives, international ethical guidelines and standards for public health care.
The job holder will additionally provide technical assistance for the intensive acceleration of PMTCT that is required at the central level to meet the Government’s commitment as a signatory of the UNGASS high level commitment to eliminate MTCT. This position will provide primary technical assistance and monitoring for agency support to the MOH for rapid and intensive strengthening of the national PMTCT program; serve as an agency lead for PMTCT policy and guidance collaboration with other international and multinational organizations including other donor agencies, WHO, UNICEF, and UNAIDS; and act as primary focal point for agency government-to-government support for PMTCT activities.
How to Apply
Apply online: goo.gl/9j6C7u