USAID/GUINEA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:
CCN PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (PUBLIC HEALTH)
Position is open to all Guinean nationals and those eligible for permanent residence and authorization to work in Guinea
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: SOL-72067522R10005
BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent in this position works within the USAID/Guinea Health Office Team. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure continuing momentum of the Mission’s health portfolio in maternal and child health (MCH), reproductive health (RH) and health systems strengthening (HSS) activities. S/he will have the primary responsibility for the design, planning, management, implementation, and monitoring of USAID’s MCH, RH and HSS activities in Guinea. The incumbent may also be expected to provide technical advice and guidance on gender and youth in the health sector. In this capacity, s/he will work jointly with and coordinate with other donors. The person in this position will be expected to exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in carrying out his/her duties under the general supervision of the Health Office Director or the Deputy Health Office Director.
Education: A Master’s degree in Public Health or an equivalent social science advanced degree such as in sociology, anthropology, public administration, or policy with an emphasis on Maternal and Child health and Reproductive health and health systems issues is required.
Work experience: The incumbent is required to have at least 5 years of experience in managing health development assistance programs in a developing country, preferably in Africa; Work experience must include the technical areas of maternal and child health, reproductive health, and/or health systems strengthening.
Language Proficiency: Fluency in English and French, both oral and written, is required
DEADLINE TO RECEIVE APPLICATIONS: June 01, 2022, midnight local time
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants MUST submit a complete application package which includes:
o A cover letter
o An AID 309-2 form
o A detailed resume
o 3 to 5 References, and
o Responses to Factors 2 & 3
To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, please reference the solicitation number on your application, and as the subject line in the cover letter, as well as using the address/delivery point specified in this solicitation
All the above-mentioned documents are REQUIRED, must be SIGNED, prepared PER LANGUAGE INDICATED in the SOL, and should be addressed to the Human Resources Office, USAID Guinea/Sierra Leone via this email address – firstname.lastname@example.org
▪ A copy of the Solicitation listing all duties and responsibilities can be found at USAID https://www.usaid.gov/guinea/work-with-us/careers or on the US Embassy website https://gn.usembassy.gov/jobs/
▪ Form AID 309-2 can be found at: https://www.usaid.gov/forms/aid-309-2
▪ Due to the number of applications, we receive, only applicants who have been short-listed will be contacted by USAID/Guinea