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:
Strategic Information Technical Advisor
United States Agency for International Development/Bureau for Global Health/Office of HIV/AIDS/Strategic Information, Evaluation and Informatics Division (USAID/GH/OHA/SIEI)
Salary Range: $96,970 – $126,062 (GS-13 equivalent)
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Bureau for Global Health’s Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA) is the center of HIV/AIDS technical leadership for USAID and has primary responsibility for the Agency’s HIV/AIDS program. OHA provides strategic direction, technical leadership, and support to field programs in HIV and AIDS. It provides input to decisions concerning the strategic allocation of financial and human resources in the sector and assists in designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs.
The Strategic Information (SI) Technical Advisor (Advisor) will serve as a member of the SI Branch within SIEI and will work under the direction of the SI Branch Leader. The Advisor will work closely with OHA, USAID Missions, and the Interagency Collaborative for Program Improvement (ICPI) providing support in the areas of HIV-epidemic and PEPFAR-specific data analyses. SI work will include the interpretation of HIV-related data, report generation for interagency Epidemic Control Teams (ECTs), agency-specific requests, as well as providing technical assistance and capacity building for data analysis for use at Headquarters and in the field.
The purpose of the SI Branch in SIEI is to:
The Advisor will conduct integrated analysis, interpretation and dissemination of HIV-related data to facilitate decision making for PEPFAR and USAID stakeholders. S/he will work closely with the subject matter experts at USAID Headquarters and Missions to engage stakeholders in the development and prioritization of data analyses, and receive day-to-day guidance from the Division Chief, Strategic Information, Evaluation and Informatics as his/her USAID point of contact.
The Advisor will bring knowledge of PEPFAR data and data sources, analytics, and display in order to collaborate with technical and program stakeholders to develop relevant single and multi-data stream analytics to be used to assess PEPFAR’s program efficiency, effectiveness, and impact. Analyses will include reports that are global, by country and by program area. Data sources to be analyzed include annual and quarterly-reported programmatic data, quality of service, budget, expenditure, epidemiologic, and other data sources.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Serve as an Advisor to Country Teams (40%):
Operational Plan [COP], Annual Performance Report [APR], Semi-Annual Performance Report [SAPR] Reprogramming) and required quarterly reporting with the Country Team and USAID Headquarters to ensure that the teams understand the implications of any changes.
Provide Support to OHA (30%):
Serve as Advisor for Inter-Agency Work (30%):
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The position also requires international air travel to and in developing nations. International air travel usually entails long flights. Travel within developing countries usually entails use of bus or cars over unpaved roads to locations where further physical adjustments must be rapidly made to occasionally severe conditions that require prolonged walking, working in cramped rooms, standing for long periods of time, and eating and resting in inadequate facilities. The work environment in developing countries entails uncontrollable risks of infection due to poor sanitation and the prevalence of communicable diseases, for some of which there are not effective immunizations or preventative measures.
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.