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    Summary

    The position is located in the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (S/GAC) and leads the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); an initiative launched in 2003 to address the global HIV/AIDS epidemic and help save the lives of those suffering from the disease.  PEPFAR has provided funding for HIV/AIDS care, prevention, and treatment since its inception, making it the largest global health program focused on a single disease in history and implemented in over 50 countries. 

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as the chief action officer and is the initial point of contact for all incoming actions regarding assignment from Departmental Offices, U.S. embassies/posts, other U.S. government (USG) or other sources.
    • Monitors developing political situations or issues of administrative management as reported or identified in the various notifications received.
    • Advocates and defends policy interests in dealing with specific Foreign Assistance program proposals and other USG's stance and reactions.
    • Monitors political, economic, social, health and other significant developments and trends in order to gauge the effectiveness of, and facilitate, efforts to achieve US. foreign policy objectives in the assigned area(s).
    • Advises on issues and problems; develops and proposes resolutions of policy and procedural issues and coordinates implementation of policy decisions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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