HIV/AIDS Research, Health Systems Strengthening, Advisory Services

  • Posted on 9 August 2018

Job Description

Are you passionate about improving quality of life through disease prevention and health promotion? Then consider ICF. We work at the forefront of today’s global health issues, helping clients understand the specific needs of diverse populations and address complex health challenges through monitoring, evaluation, research, training, technical assistance, and informatics and systems. ICF’s International Health and Development Division is looking for expert consultants with experience working on HIV/AIDS programming in Southern Africa to work on a variety of projects.

Qualifications and Technical Skills

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree, or equivalent accreditation if a non-U.S. institution, in public health, health systems strengthening, health administration, or public policy with a focus on health systems, or closely-related fields or a relevant area.
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in a private or public entity implementing international projects/programs that strengthened health systems, health service delivery or health related public financial management related to HIV/AIDS.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in a private or public entity designing projects/programs to reduce the burden of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa.
  • Knowledge of internationally-accepted concepts, policies, methodologies and practices sufficient to analyze proposals and make sound recommendations and briefings to improve health projects, particularly those related to health system delivery.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the multi-dimensional drivers if HIV and responses, including social, cultural, economic, and governance.
  • Experience working with a wide range of donors including, MCC, USAID, PEPFAR, CDC, World Bank, and UN Agencies

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with analytical software such as STATA, SAS, and SPSS.
  • Familiarity with administering on-line surveys using software such as Qualtrics, Google Forms, Survey Monkey
  • Familiarity with qualitative data analysis software such as ATALS.ti, NVivo, DeDoose, MAXQDA

Professional Skills

  • Proven strong leadership and team work skills and ability to deliver results within specified and often changing timeframes.
  • Proven ability to ensure the team produces credible evidence in support of its conclusions and recommendations from analyses undertaken.
  • Excellent English verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities;
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; and
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel).

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans Status, Disability Status, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity)

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About the Organization

If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF.

Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, helping improve the education of American youth, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.

We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expertise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

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