Social Solutions International, Inc. (Social Solutions) is a Hispanic and woman-owned business emphasizing 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 Social Solutions to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:
Title: Family Planning Policy Advisor
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: GS-13
The Family Planning Policy Advisor (Advisor) will serve as a technical advisor to the Office, and will work across the policy, advocacy, finance and governance (PAFG) portfolio of the Office. Serving as a member of project teams, the Advisor will contribute substantively to the oversight, implementation and management projects, including technical review of project work plans, budgets, monitoring and evaluation plans, project products and annual management reviews.
In addition, the Advisor will focus on a family planning/reproductive health agenda and work may include family planning/reproductive health integration with HIV/AIDS and maternal and child health. They will also contribute to the overall goals of the Office and the Division through participation in strategic technical discussions within and outside the Agency, including with technical partner institutions. The Advisor will also participate in PEC Division and PRH projects and activities as assigned and work closely with technical, programmatic, and administrative colleagues on the Division’s policy team.
Providing advanced technical assistance to USAID on program introduction, implementation and/or policy.
Provide advanced guidance and expertise, including assisting with the preparation and/or review of strategies and program plans to address policy and implementation issues at the global level.
Serving as subject matter expert to USAID and its partners.
Reviewing and synthesizing information about USAID programs and recommending adjustments in program direction as needed.
Assessing current health literature and international guidelines, and providing recommendations to USAID.
Contributing to the routine work, including providing technical updates, briefers and other documents that describe USAID’s activities, research and progress; preparing portfolio reviews and reports; reviewing documents such as annual reports and operational plans; and preparing responses to Q&As and other requests for information.
Assisting countries in developing their capacity to plan management activities.
Assisting international and local partners at the country level.
Providing technical advice to ensure that country programs are consistent with current practice, international standards and recommendations.
Contributing public health expertise and participating in working groups and task forces.
In order to fully evaluate your eligibility, your resume must include relevant paid and non-paid experience showing dates held with month, year and hours worked per week for each position.
Master's degree and 7+ years’ relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Social Solutions offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.socialsolutions.biz.
Social Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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.