Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development
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"Since its founding in 1961, the US Agency for International Development has invested in innovative, cost-effective solutions that save millions of lives..."
USAID is an independent Federal Government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational development around the world to support economic growth and trade; agriculture and the environment; education and training; democracy and governance; global health; global partnerships and humanitarian assistance. The Agency operates in four regions of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa; Asia and the Near East; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Europe and Eurasia. USAID employees in the Civil Service and Foreign Service, as well as individuals employed through Personal Service Contracts, must adhere to our Counter Trafficking in Persons Code of Conduct. For more information on USAID please click on the following link: http://www.usaid.gov/
The US Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Global Health (GH), Office of Health Systems (GH OHS) is seeking a Supervisory Health Science Specialist (Office Director) to lead a team of professionals committed to international public health. As the Director you will report directly to the Deputy Assistant Administrator and you will be responsible for defining USAID's strategic priorities in Health Systems Strengthening. You will communicate and advocate for USAID's HSS agenda with other stakeholders from within and outside of the Agency. You will lead a 20 member staff and strengthen the Agency's overall expertise in HSS. For more information on the job duties, please see the "Duties" section of this vacancy announcement. For more information on the Bureau for Global Health, please click on the following link: http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/.
Vacancy announcement AID-13-0006-DM is concurrently posted with an area of consideration of "US Citizens".
If you are interested in this position you are encouraged to read the entire vacancy announcement, and apply following the instructions listed under "How To Apply".
- Must meet time in grade by the closing date of this announcement.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance
- Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service
- Position requires travel to developing countries; up to 15%
- May be required to serve a 1-year supervisory probationary period