Social Solutions International, Inc. is a woman and minority-owned company. 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 under-served 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:
Title: Senior Strategic Information Advisor
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe
Classification: GS-15 equivalent
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
In this position, the incumbent serves as the Senior Strategic Information (SI) Advisor in the Health Office of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to Zimbabwe based in Harare, Zimbabwe. The primary objectives of the position are to:
The incumbent is expected to quickly demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of USG policy, the USAID Mission Country Development Cooperation Strategy, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEFPAR) Country Operational Plan, and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Country Strategy. S/he will operate within the context of the U.S. Country Team by actively promoting collaboration and coordination with the Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the PEPFAR Coordination Office, and others. In addition, the incumbent must possess sufficient experience to provide senior-level advice and expertise in formal consultations with the wide range of USAID/Zimbabwe partners, including the Ministry of Health and Child Care, other line Ministries, National AIDS Council (NAC), various local, U.S. and international non-governmental organizations present in Zimbabwe, as well as representatives of the private sector and civil society.
The Senior SI Advisor is a member of the Program Support team within the Health Office that includes sector-wide monitoring, evaluation, supply chain, and management systems activities for the health program portfolio. The Team Leader of the Program Support Team reports directly to the Health Office Director, and will be the USAID point of contact for the Senior SI Advisor.
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