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HOURS:                                              FULL TIME 40 HOURS PER WEEK

FINAL FILING DATE           :                       JUNE 24, 2016

SALARY: FSN-12 (USD 24,926 to USD 44,870) depending on the candidate’s earning history, qualifications and experience.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: The USAID Project Management Specialist (Care and Treatment Cluster Leader) sits on the HIV team within the USAID Health, AIDS, Population, and Nutrition Office. The position will serve as the expert in HIV/AIDS adult care and treatment, providing technical leadership in this field and will lead the Care and Treatment Cluster, one of four programmatic sub-teams of the USAID HIV Team. The USAID Project Management Specialist (Care and Treatment Cluster Leader) will be directly supervised by the HIV Deputy Team Leader for Programs and will supervise one FSN Care and Support Advisor. The USAID Project Management Specialist (Care and Treatment Cluster Leader) will play a key role in working with the GOE and other donors, facilitating communication and maintaining collaborative working relationships with senior-level officials at the Ministry of Health; the HIV/AIDS Planning and Control Offices; and other government and non-governmental agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, the applicant must possess the following:

EDUCATION: A Medical Degree with specialty in internal medicine is required;  an MPH or MSc in related field is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in clinical medicine and/or public health is required. Three of these years should be specifically working in infectious diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS treatment. Also required within these years of experience is 2 years of supervisory experience.

LANGUAGE: English and Amharic Level IV required. This will be tested.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of HIV/AIDS programming including adult treatment is required. Understanding of facility-based clinical services, socio economic and political situations, challenges in the developing country context is required. Demonstrated knowledge of policy, technical and operational aspects of HIV/AIDS adult treatment management. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS issues, best practices and innovations in adult treatment is required. Knowledge of HIV/nutrition linkages and programmatic impact. Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office software (word processing and spread-sheets) required, and database knowledge (ACCESS or web-

based – preferred). Ability to readily understand, analyze and discuss issues around adult treatment and HIV-nutrition linkages. Demonstrated ability to identify priority actions, generate and complete work plans within short time frames. Demonstrated organizational, managerial and decision making abilities. S/he must be able to communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English and participate in discussions and meetings effectively. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of partners in a complex cultural and bureaucratic environment is required. Ability to produce concise well-written reports in English. Ability to work effectively in a team situation, and to negotiate difficult issues and build consensus to achieve results with a wide range of program partners. Ability to work independently with little supervision. The incumbent should have the ability to establish and maintain contacts with a wide-range of government officials, implementing partners, and site-level providers engaged in HIV/AIDS services. The incumbent also should be able to obtain and rapidly analyze information, evaluate data, and prepare reports and related documents. The selected candidate must be capable of producing high-quality work, often under time pressure and in complex situations.

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a completed form {Universal Application for Employment (DS-174)} along with the credential documents to USAID/Ethiopia, Human Resources Office via the email address  Each applicant must fully explain his/her job-related duties and qualifications on the application form in order to provide for an accurate evaluation of his/her education, training, and experience. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, or membership in an employee organization. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please notify the Agency. Applicants who are not contacted within thirty days after the final filing date are to assume that their applications were not accepted.


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