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Job Title: HIV Strategic Program Consultant
Job Number: 1702-ITOPSS3-SPC-02A
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 2/15/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Namibia,      Namibia
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Description:

JOB TITLE: HIV Strategic Program Consultant

Position Number: 1702-ITOPSS3-SPC- 02A


ANTICIPATED START DATE:  Two weeks after candidate identification


TRAVEL: As required to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management and administrative program support to various Centers, Institutes and Offices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under several contracts.  The successful candidate will be assigned work in Namibia to provide support for the CDC, Center for Global Health. 


The HIV Strategic Program Consultant 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 HIV Strategic Program Consultant 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.


  • In collaboration with the Country Director and CDC staff, review overall goals and objectives for the HIV/AIDS program in Namibia and integration of programs/staffing to address PEPFAR requirements, adjust and align with data driven needs in light of decreasing PEPFAR resources.
  • In collaboration with CDC programmatic staff, apply a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods to analyzing data for the purpose of providing recommendations for HIV care and treatment, prevention, laboratory, and strategic information programs to improve program effectiveness, efficiency and/or work products in accordance with PEPFAR data driven requirements and guidelines.
  • Prepare reports and coordinate the preparation, and presentation of analysis information to CDC Senior Management staff for review and approval.
  • Collaborate with the CDC Branch Chiefs and staff to create internal CDC work plans and work with the government to design implementation plans that will address Senior Management approved program recommendations affecting partners. In preparation create related reports, slides, etc., to share and discuss with government partners.
  • Assist CDC Namibia in collaborating and facilitating the integration and assumption of existing operating HIV health programs and activities across a broader public health arena in order to refocus CDC funding and programs to targeted areas and populations per PEPFAR guidance and data.
  • Provide scientific and technical guidance to host governments, implementing partners, in the development of public health programs, strategies, studies, and services as needed.



Education and Experience:

  • Master’s level degree or higher, preferably in a health related field.
  • Five (5) years of post-graduate international experience in strategic planning, development of public health programs and project management.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with PEPFAR programs.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Language Skills: 

  • Ability to effectively communicate fluently in English on a daily basis with various groups (speaking, reading, and writing).

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and veteran or disability status and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IHRC is a minority woman-owned small business and participates in the 8(a) business development program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 5/15/2017
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  HIV Strategic Program Consultant
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Drive
Suite 1200
Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Drive
  Suite 1200
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
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