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The United States Government, represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission to West Africa based in Accra, Ghana, seeks applications from qualified Resident U.S. citizens interested in Personal Services Contract (PSC) services as Infectious Disease Advisor for USAID/West Africa

The position will be located in the US Embassy Accra. Ghana: or US Embassy, Cotonou, Benin or US Embassy Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire based on candidate's country of residence

In order to be considered for the position. a candidate must meet the minimum qualifications listed in the solicitation at the time of submisson, and must submit all required documentation

Education

Minimum of a Master's degree or higher in public health, public policy. epidemiology, infectious disease. or other alliéd fields related to public health and/or animal health is required. Additional studies/certificates or training may be an advantage

Prior Work Experience

Minimum of 7 years' of progressively responsible experience working in public health (programme management, programme coordinator, project implementation) with US Government funded programmes, with at least 2 years of experience in an international setting (preferably in Africa), supporting health, infectious diseases or development programmes.

Demonstrated experience with internationally focused organisation(s) working on animal and/or human public health (e.g. World Health Organisation (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and/or USG or other donor programmes may be an
advantage.

Familiarity with these organisations. Experience coordinating complex programmes with multiple partners across sectors is required and must be demonstrated.

Experience working on One Health/Avian Flu/IZoonotic Disease/lnfectious Disease or smilar cross-sectoral programmes related to biosecurity.

Fluency in English (level V) required; for applicants who are resident in Benin and Cote d'Ivoire, French (level Ill: working knowledge) is also required.

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How To Apply For This Job

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Salary Range: $75,687- $99,691 p.a. (depending on qualification and experience)

Application packages are to be submitted via email to:

accrapsc@usaid.gov 

When submitting your application. start the subject line with the position title. Failure to state this and submit letter With relevant documents will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. Only shortlisted wil be contacted.

US. CITIZENS, WHO ARE NOT FAMILY MEMBERS OF USG EMPLOYEES OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED TO POST AND UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY, MUST ATTACH COPIES OF THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO THEIR APPLICATIONS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

CLOSING DATE: July 5, 2019

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