Social Solutions International, Inc. is a Small Disadvantaged Business. Hispanic and woman-owned, Social Solutions emphasizes quality research and evaluation, training and technical assistance, and institutional support services. We are a mission-driven organization that believes that superior science can improve the world. Social Solutions is dedicated to the creation of social and health solutions to improve the welfare of underserved populations worldwide.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Senior Implementation Science Advisor
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health/Office ofMaternal and Child Health and Nutrition/Research and Policy Division (USAID/GH/MCHN/RP)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Senior Implementation Science Advisor (Senior Advisor) is a member of a multidisciplinary team (Health Research Program) focused on the accelerated development, uptake and use of research and research translation activities supporting achievement of the Agency’s development objectives. The Senior Advisor will join a team responsible for technical oversight and coordination of applied, evaluative and implementation research, technology development and research translation/introduction activities, undertaken through a cooperative agreement, supportive services contract, and a grant to WHO. While historically the portfolio has focused on maternal, newborn and child health, research-to-use efforts related to malaria and other infectious diseases, nutrition, family planning, HIV, and health systems strengthening are also germane to this portfolio.
As part of the Health Research Program in the Research and Policy Division within the Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, the Senior Advisor is responsible for providing expert guidance and technical support to USAID, at its headquarters and in the field, with missions and country teams, technical counterparts, Ministries of Health, and USAID cooperating agencies providing technical leadership in support of Agency objectives.
Specific responsibilities include:
Training and professional development
International travel up to 25% time.
Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned based on (a) organizational and programming need and/or (b) the Technical Advisor’s expertise and interests.
Social Solutions International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.social solutions.biz
Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.