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: Key Populations Senior Technical Advisor
Location: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Salary Range: GS-14
The Priority Populations, Integration and Rights Division (GH/OHA/PPIR) provides technical leadership and support to missions in effectively planning, implementing, and monitoring population-specific technical approaches to the HIV and PEPFAR response. The Division’s Key Populations and Rights Branch (GH/OHA/PPIR/KPR) drives KP programming and performance in the field, ensures timely and accurate data reporting and course corrections; recruitment and supervision of local KP partners; and completion of strategic procurement actions in accordance with USAID, PEPFAR, and U.S Government (USG) strategies and guidance.
The Senior Technical Advisor (“Senior Advisor”) will provide a technical expert role across the HIV clinical cascade with a focus on key populations. The Senior Advisor will provide technical expertise grounded in previous, relevant experience and demonstrated public health understanding. The Senior Advisor will also provide significant technical assistance for HIV programming for key populations, their partners and children across the clinical cascade. The Senior Advisor will assist the Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID/Missions, PEPFAR teams, regional field offices, regional bureaus, cooperative agencies (CAs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), host country governments and NGOs in the design, integration and implementation of HIV/AIDS programming for KPs. The Senior Advisor will provide technical support toward the design and improvement of programs in line with USAID and PEPFAR strategies and objectives.
The Senior Advisor is a member of the Key Populations and Rights (KPR) Branch in the Priority Populations, Integration and Rights (PPIR) Division. The Senior Advisor will work closely with and receive technical guidance from the KPR Branch and clinical colleagues across OHA. The KPR Branch Chief/Team Lead will be the USAID Point of Contact (POC) for the Senior Advisor.
The Senior Advisor will serve as an HIV subject matter expert within USAID for programming focused on the HIV clinical continuum with emphasis on the implementation of KP programming. Specifically, the Senior Advisor will:
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.
Required Knowledge, Skills 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.