Namibia: HIV Strategic Program Consultant

Organization: RTI International
Country: Namibia
Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 4,150 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our headquarters is located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions.

RTI is seeking a contractor who will provide overall programmatic planning, technical consultation and assistance to the CDC Namibia Senior Management Team in aligning program services and portfolios to address 2015 Namibia Country Operational Plan for PEPFAR data driven requirements. The task focuses on care and treatment, prevention, laboratory, and strategic information programs funded by CDC PEPFAR. Additionally the contractor will support the CDC Namibia’s Senior Science Officer to ensure the integrity and soundness of science based studies and interventions related to CDC funded HIV/AIDS programs.

Qualifications:

· Master’s level degree or higher, preferably in a health related field

· Five years of post-graduate international experience in strategic planning, development of public health programs and project management.

· Demonstrated experience in use and analysis of a broad scope of qualitative and quantitative methods and data sources, including primary data collection and secondary data analysis At least three years’ experience with PEPFAR programs

· Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with professional, technical staff and Ministries of Health in developing countries; and experience in providing technical assistance for international public health programs

How to apply:

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to globalhealthresearch@rti.org. Please use HIV Strategic Program Consultant (Namibia) in the subject line.**

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