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    Summary

    You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not receive full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined.  

    This position is located at 2100 Crystal City Drive, Crystal City, VA, in the Bureau for Global Health, Office of Center for Accelerating Innovation and Impact (GH/AA/CII).

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    Responsibilities

    As a Public Health Advisor, you will:

    • Evaluate and manage centrally administered programs/projects that affect broad mission areas, performing the full range of program/project management functions for public health programs and projects. 
    • Direct or participate in geographic and central bureau reviews of proposed public health projects and programs, policy, and technical input. Assist developing countries and Missions in carrying out analyses, feasibility studies, and project design proposals through preparation of terms of reference, making study teams available to Missions, and participating on Mission project design teams.
    • Direct field support to Missions and to other Bureaus through Mission “buy-in” funding to centralized public health projects in developing countries, and through indefinite-quantity or other centrally administered contracts and cooperative agreements.
    • Prioritize or oversee the preparation of project papers, project agreements, project authorizations, Congressional notifications, and other implementation documents.
    • Review or oversee the review of contractor selection and approval documents, RFPs, RFAs, and specifications for professional services and serve as COR/AOR as needed.
    • Develop policies, strategies, and plans for innovation and market access programs/projects for Agency-wide application. Provide specialized innovation and health expertise to regional and other central bureaus and to Missions in designing and monitoring policies, strategies, and programs in innovation and market access.
    • Maintain knowledge of current literature and state of practice to advise USAID in its efforts to spur innovation, address market access issues, and facilitate scale-up of key products and approaches. Attend conferences/technical meetings for the purpose of professional/scientific interchange, and establishes and maintains effective working relationships with professional colleagues and institutions.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Up to 15% intermittent travel to and in developing countries.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512703700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.