Supervisory Public Health Advisor

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 14 September 2020
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Job Description

Summary

This position is located at 500 D Street, SW, Washington DC, in the Bureau for Global Health, Office of Infectious Diseases Tuberculosis Division (GH/ID/TB). GH/ID/TB serves as the lead for global TB programming for the U.S. Government.

NOTE: The incumbent report to the Division Chief, GH/ID/TB.

Responsibilities

As a Supervisory Public Health Advisor, you will:

  • Provide senior level tuberculosis diagnostic network expertise on all aspects of the WHO END TB Strategy interventions at large with an emphasis on TB and MDR-TB diagnostic network programming and policies, including new tools and technologies.
  • Provide overall global technical leadership on international diagnostic network working groups to ensure alignment and strategic engagement between major stakeholders including Stop TB Partnership, Global Fund and WHO.
  • Serve as a TB/NTD supervisory project manager on the TB/NTD team within the Infectious Diseases division. The incumbent is responsible for supervision, management and oversight of at least one or more large contracts and grants in the Infectious Diseases division.
  • Provide technical support to missions and country teams, for engaging effectively with other USG partners, as well as engaging with other donors and partners, and representing USAID in a variety of external fora.
  • Provide programmatic backstopping and management on high visibility projects, consulting with professionals in various sectors; advise senior Bureau management on key issues/constraints to program/project development.
  • Manage and evaluate major centrally managed grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts in the area of public health; prepare concept papers and background analyses for new activities and drafts Project Identification documents, Project Papers, PIO/Ts, project evaluation summaries, and other project documentation.
Requirements Conditions of Employment
  • United States Citizenship is required.
  • You may have to serve a one year Supervisory Probationary period.
  • Must be able to maintain a security clearance.
  • Time in grade must be met by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • Most recent USAID SF-50 showing tenure code “1” or “2”.

Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date. This means that you must have served at least 52 weeks at the next grade level (or equivalent) below the grade advertised on this vacancy announcement.

Qualifications

GS-14: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. Examples of qualifying specialized experience at the next lower level for this position includes: a) developing program policies procedures, guidelines, and standards; b) advising program managers on the effectiveness of program methods and procedures; c) performing analyses of the efficiency and effectiveness of Tuberculosis development programs; and d) leading analysis and improvements in financial management of programs and projects. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, relevant to the duties of the position to be filled, including volunteer experience.

CTAP candidates will be referred to the selecting official if they are found well qualified. Well-qualified means an eligible employee who possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities which clearly exceed the minimum requirements of the position. A well-qualified employee must meet the qualification and eligibility requirements of the position, including any medical qualifications, suitability, and minimum education and experience requirements, meet all selective factors (where applicable); meet quality ranking factors and are assigned a score of 85 or higher; be physically qualified with reasonable accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position; meet any special qualifying U.S. OPM-approved conditions; AND be able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position upon entry without additional training. A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations.

A well-qualified candidate will not necessarily meet the definition of highly or best qualified when evaluated against other candidates who apply for a particular position. In the absence of selective and quality ranking factors, selecting officials will document the job-related reason(s) for qualification determinations. Education

This position does not have a positive education requirement. Therefore, ​ no Transcripts are required.

How to Apply

The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. If applying on-line poses an extreme hardship, you must contact the human resources office no later than two business days prior to the closing date of this vacancy announcement. An alternative application method will provided upon approval of the hardship notification. After this time, requests to apply via alternative methods will not be granted.

Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date, via online or alternative methods, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date.

Deadline: September 24, 2020

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