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SR. TECHNICAL ADVISOR: HIV/AIDS, INFECTIOUS DISEASES PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA PLP-05-138

Population Leadership Program seeks a Senior Technical Advisor: HIV/AISA, Infectious 
Diseases. USAID/Cambodia's Strategic Objective 9 is responsible for improved health 
services in HIV/AIDS and Infectious Diseases as well as Maternal, Child and 
Reproductive Health. This Strategic Objective which commenced in 2002 has three 
components: reducing transmission and impact of HIV/AIDS, preventing and controlling 
infectious diseases (TB, malaria and others), improving Maternal and Child Health and 
Nutrition, and building Health Systems Capacity. BACKGROUND: The primary focus of 
the Sr. Technical Advisor will be HIV/AIDS and Infectious diseases with an emphasis on 
Infectious Diseases. Under the direction of the OPH Office Director, the senior technical 
advisor (STA), will serve as a key member of an eight person team at the USAID mission 
in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and will be responsible for assisting in the full range of 
activities including: consulting, advising, monitoring, collecting and analyzing data, and 
managing and evaluating health programs. The Senior Technical Advisor will collaborate 
with a variety of governmental and non-governmental agencies and will be a liaison to 
USAID/ Washington Global Health and Asia Near East Bureaus. ROLES AND 
RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Design and Implementation: Assist in the design of 
Information, Education and Communication Strategies (IEC) for prevention of HIV/ 
AIDS, Tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases. Develop scopes of work as they relate 
to new project activities. Review and provide input on proposals and work plans related 
to centrally-funded field support activities. Design appropriate tracking systems for 
specific field activities. Provide recommendations on specific details of implementation 
of programs. Provide technical insight, feedback and collaboration on the implementation 
of the Strategic Framework. Activity Management: Conduct routine visit of project sites 
and activities. Respond to requests from MoH, WHO, other agencies and NGOs. 
Articulate HIV/AIDS/ID activities to the MoH, USAID/ Washington, and other donors. 
Assist in the development of sustainability strategies designed to facilitate impact of 
NGO and government activities. Provide direction and capacity-building to MoH, UN, 
and other donors. Organize donor coordination events. Draft official USAID 
documentation such as the Congressional Presentation and Annual Reports, Action 
Memos, Justification, Implementation Letter, Acquisition Documents and others. Work 
with CAs in the areas of MCH/RH/CS with the purpose of seeking avenues for 
collaboration and integration of HIV/AIDS activities. Review financial reports from 
HIV/AIDS/ID program partners with special attention to financial indicators 
(expenditures, burn/pipeline analysis, and congruity of expenditures against activities) 
and advise supervisor of financial amendments to agreements. Build and maintain 
professional relationships with Mission employees, USAID/Mekong regional country 
offices, CAs, local governmental officials at all levels, USAID/Washington's Bureau of 
Global Health and ANE Bureau, and local health workers and consultants. Monitoring 
and Evaluation: Mange project activity review process and provide feedback and 
technical analysis to USAID contractors and grantees. Collect and review quarterly and 
annual programmatic data for analysis and discussion by OPH team. Work closely with 
Program Development Assistance Assistant and the Office of Financial Management to 
review and assess monthly accrual reports. Contribute to the data collection and synthesis 
for USAID/Cambodia OPH's Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) and the President's 
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Research and Development: Research latest 
technologies as they relate to HIV/AIDS/ID prevention. Represent USAID at national and 
regional conferences and workshops related to infectious diseases and other crosscutting 
OPH issues and keep mission staff updated on current research. Assist in design of OPH 
briefing packages and track HIV/AIDS Operations Research activities. REQUIRED 
SKILLS, BACKGROUND, AND EXPERIENCE: Masters degree, Ph D or MD in the 
field of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine or Health Sciences and Administration. 
Minimum of seven years of professional experience in public health with at least three 
years with U S government agency or other international donor organization. Overseas 
working experience in a developing country required. Ability to travel frequently 
throughout the region by car, boat, and plane for extended periods of time. Strong English 
Language proficiency required. (Written and spoken.) Strong teamwork and collaboration 
skills. Ability to establish and maintain contacts at all levels of host government. 
Comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS/ID and strategies most effective in HIV and ID 
prevention required. Practical knowledge of health services and family medicine/nursing, 
Health Sector Reform. Knowledge of Cambodian health system a plus. Ability to analyze 
and evaluate quantitative and qualitative data and to communicate results effectively and 
clearly. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and computer applications. 
US Citizenship required. Applicants selected will be subject to security investigation and 
must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. *This is a one year 
fellowship with a possible one-year extension. SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will 
be based on commensurate experience and earnings history. The Public Health Institute 
offers a comprehensive benefits package including professional development programs. 
TO APPLY: Send a current CV and cover letter that clearly outlines your relevant 
experience, salary history, and how you heard about the posting to: Recruitment Manager, 
Population Leadership Program, 555 12th Street, Suite 1050, Oakland, CA 94607; Email: 
[email protected]; Fax: 510-285-5661. We are proud to be an affirmative action 
employer.
******************************* REPRODUCTIVE & CHILD HEALTH COORDINATOR NUPO, UMPIEM, THAILAND
 
(July Vacancy)The American Refugee Committee seeks a Primary Objective: To improve 
the health status of Karen and Burmese/Tavoyan refugees in ARC-serviced camps in 
Thailand. Responsibilities: Develop, implement, and evaluate maternal health, child 
health, comprehensive family planning and reproductive health services. Comply with 
Sphere minimum standards. Develop, document, and implement written protocols and 
standard operating procedures for health programs. Assist in planning and developing 
community health education. Conduct initial and in-service training. Communicate and 
establish liaison as necessary with Thai Public Health, Camp committee, women's 
committee, and section leaders, Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI), other NGO agencies 
and referral hospitals: district hospital. Collect statistics and complete reports within 
several days of the end of reporting periods. Keep minutes for regular meetings with ARC 
coordinators or major meetings with other agencies. Maintain an inventory of project 
supplies. Train and develop at least two (2) supervisory counterparts in camp. Coordinate 
planning and activities with other ARC staff standard supply lists. Other tasks as assigned 
by the field coordinator. Qualifications: Certified nurse/midwife, with midwifery training 
and experience. Nursing certification (RN). Developing country experience (e.g., 
community development experience; volunteer organization experience; refugee 
experience). Ability to work with low technology health care and public health. Ability to 
work in a team: coordination and communication skills. Ability to work and live in 
uncomfortable conditions. Immunization experience. MPH or public health experience. 
Please apply on line at ARC's job application database: www.archq.org/employment/. For 
more information on ARC programs, please view our website at www.archq.org.
******************************* INTERNATIONAL FORENSIC PROGRAM DIRECTOR CAMBRIDGE, MA
 
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) seeks an International Forensic Program Director. 
Our widely respected and recognized International Forensic Program grew out of the need 
to establish the truth about massive abuses of human rights, especially crimes against 
humanity, war crimes and genocide. PHR's program brings skills of forensic pathology, 
trauma medicine, epidemiology, physical anthropology and archeology, genetics, 
toxicology and odontology and other sciences to this task. We have supported tribunals, 
truth commissions, national courts, families, associations of families, human rights 
organizations, and provided training and capacity-building to forensic scientists 
worldwide. If you are a Physical Anthropologist or a Forensic Pathologist with a passion 
for truth and human rights, please visit our website www.phrusa.org to learn more about 
this opportunity.
******************************* CHILD SURVIVAL SPECIALIST WASHINGTON, DC
 
American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) seeks Child Survival Specialist to manage a 
new program in the Gaza Strip beginning fall 2005. Responsibilities include coordinating 
program implementation and monitoring and evaluating the program per USAID 
guidelines. Candidates should have 3-5 years field experience in child survival with 
technical expertise in nutrition and behavior change strategies. Experience in the Middle 
East and Arabic language skills desirable. Requires MA or MPH. Position based in 
Washington, DC. Email resumes to [email protected] and fax 202-682-1637. 
******************************* SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER COMMUNITY REACH LEADER WITH ASSOCIATES WASHINGTON, DC
 
Pact seeks a Senior Program Officer. Provides senior-level program management and 
administration of the Community REACH Rapid Response HIV/AIDS program to rapidly 
fund NGOs working to achieve USAIDís targets addressing the HIV/AIDS pandemic 
worldwide. Responsibilities include managing a range of duties related to the NGO grants 
competition, award and grant monitoring, associate award country-level program 
development and backstopping and providing technical assistance to country programs 
and grantees. Responsibilities: Program design, development and management: Ensures 
smooth operations for the successful implementation of the program based on approved 
annual work plans for leader and associate awards. Develops the program strategy, 
program descriptions and budgets for leader core buy-in and associate award programs as 
required. Provides start-up technical and administrative assistance to new country and 
regional-level associate award programs as required. Sub-award negotiation, 
modification, and closeout: Prepare timely requests for extension, incremental funding, 
budget realignment sub-award modifications, leader and associate award modifications, 
approvals, clearances and requests for deviation for review and approval of the Grants 
Management Unit. Assist the Grants Management Unit in negotiating changes to award 
terms and conditions. Coordinate closeout activities including final financial and 
programmatic reports, preparation of final inventories, financial reconciliation of sub-
grant funds, and property disposition. (In collaboration with the Grants Management 
Unit). Representation and donor liaison: Manage the communications and outreach 
strategy for marketing the leader global and associate award programs. Perform liaison 
activities with USAID Washington, USAID missions, other donor representatives, 
partners, subgrantees, applicants, and others as required. Attend outside meetings and 
make presentations on Pact s programs. Markets Pact programs as required and 
participate in new business development as necessary. Knowledge management: Provides 
management oversight and monitors the maintenance of the grants/subcontracts and 
M&E database. Supervise the placement of key documents on the intranet and shared 
drives. Supervise maintenance of a complete and up-to-date program website. Provides 
technical and programmatic content for Pact s platforms. Remain current on technical 
developments in the appropriate sector. Manages the program s learning agenda in 
cooperation with the Senior Technical Advisor. Technical assistance: Provide technical 
assistance to associate award programs and subgrant partners on a range of technical and 
grants management issues including program design, work plan and budget development, 
M&E reporting and data aggregation, the solicitation process, sub-recipient monitoring, 
database development, best practice documentation, and general administrative issues. 
Provide guidance and training to grantees on compliance with USAID policies and 
regulations, financial management, audit and closeout in coordination with the Grants 
Management unit. Conducts technical assistance and compliance site visits with sub-
grantees as needed. In collaboration with the Senior Technical Advisor, determines sub-
grant partners and associate award country/regional level programs technical assistance 
needs. Monitoring & evaluation: Ensures compliance with Pact s subgrant management 
and data collection M&ER systems. Reviews results data from sub-grantees and 
aggregate across sub-award to demonstrate programmatic impact according to established 
M&E framework. Advises on technical and programmatic adjustments to M&E 
framework and reporting requirements to ensure quality program reporting of results. 
Reporting: Manages the production and delivery of quality program reports and other 
outputs, including annual work plans, performance monitoring reports, quarterly financial 
reports and periodic ad hoc reports. Supports and monitor timely submission of program 
and financial reports by assigned associate award and leader buy-in programs. Develops 
the annual work plans, budgets and performance reports for leader and buy-in activities. 
Backstops the annual work plans, budgets and reports for assigned associate awards. 
Compiles regular grant program status reports and any donor requested ad hoc reports. 
Financial management and monitoring: Oversees budget development and life of project 
budget monitoring for all assigned awards and the tracking of obligations and spending in 
accordance with the approved work plan(s). Establishes program chart of accounts in 
consultation with Finance to ensure accurate and complete LOP reporting. Reviews field 
expenses and HQ proper coding of expenditures in accordance with the established 
program chart of accounts. Reviews LOP expenses from the Pact accounting system and 
coordinate re-journaling as needed. Ensures that transactions have been properly booked 
in the field office general ledger. Reviews quarterly financial reporting and approve all 
payments including advance requests and reimbursements. Prepares and/or supervise 
preparation of check requests and wire transfers with proper coding and banking 
information. Researches rules and regulations and processes and provide guidance and 
mentoring to field staff and grantees on program compliance issues. (In collaboration 
with the Grants Management Unit). Initiates, reviews and approves invoices and financial 
reports prepared for donors, as necessary. Reports new donor and subgrant obligations to 
the Finance department and coordinates inclusion of this information in Pact HQ systems. 
Reviews and verifies accuracy of sub-obligations and expenditures recorded monthly. 
Manages tracking of approved international travel for leader, associate awards, and sub-
grant programs. Support field staff in queries related to direct costs. Subgrant 
management: Administer a full range of grants management activities, including 
solicitation processes, award, and monitoring of sub-agreements based on donor and 
USAID regulations, policies, and procedures. (In collaboration with the Grants 
Management Unit). When appropriate, develop subgrant award documents including but 
not limited to standard long-form agreement, simplified grant agreement, fixed obligation 
grant, in-kind grant, financial support grant for review and approval of the Grants 
Management unit. Provide constructive review and feedback of sub-award reporting data 
including work plan and M&E plans and grantee data. Review sub-grantee expenditures 
and code accordingly. Verify completeness of supporting documents received from sub-
grantees and field staff and code according to established chart of accounts. Assist Grants 
Management Unit in pre-award activities and subcontract management, including pre-
award assessments, budget and cost analysis, subgrant and subcontract negotiations, 
award and modifications. As required manages the development of technical and cost 
solicitation documents, establishment of technical review and selection criteria, and 
administration of the solicitation process (In collaboration with the Grants Management 
Unit). Manages unsolicited grant awards programs from review, pre-award, award and 
life of the project monitoring. (In collaboration with the Grants Management Unit). 
Supervises the verification of the completeness of applications received and the entry of 
the applications into the program database. Performs technical and financial reviews of 
program applications as required and participate in the selection process, including 
assistance with the development of technical and cost questions for finalist applications, 
as necessary. Procurement: Develops scopes of work, budgets and oversees the quality of 
the activities undertaken by assigned subcontractors and consultants and monitors invoice 
production and payments. Personnel management: Supervise the program officer(s) 
and/or program assistant(s). Qualifications: Ability to analyze and identify eligible 
organizations for grants based on predetermined criteria, and then assess the credibility of 
the organizations and their proposed programs. Ability to perform and prioritize multiple 
tasks. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and database skills. Strong oral and 
written communication skills. Ability and willingness to travel at short notice for short-
term postings. Ability to work in a small team environment. Education and Experience 
Requirements: BA/BS in a related field in international studies or development; master s 
degree strongly preferred. Minimum eight year relevant experience with US government 
(USAID preferred) at least three years experience working with contracts and or grants 
programs with many sites, partners and customers. Strong analytical and budgeting skills. 
At least two years experience working overseas and foreign language skills strongly 
preferred. Supervisory experience required. Experience with health and HIV/AIDS 
projects a plus. Compensation: salary commensurate with experience and excellent 
benefits package. Contact: send cover letter and resume to [email protected] or fax 202-
466-5669. EOE
******************************* EPIQUEST SCIENCES INC.
 
EpiQuest Sciences Inc. seeks candidates for the following positions. For additional 
information, contact: Bill Johnson, PO Box 12700, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; 
Phone: 919-544-8500; or email: [email protected] To apply: Please 
send CV in Word or Acrobat format to Bill Johnson at [email protected]
sciences.com. 
EPIDEMIOLOGIST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC
 
EpiQuest Sciences Inc. is seeking an Epidemiologist.  Under general supervision of the 
Lead Epidemiologist, and Senior Epidemiologist, the Epidemiologist will use 
epidemiological expertise to analyze observational data on HIV/AIDS, HBV/HCV and 
HSV. Infectious disease, specifically HIV/AIDS, Herpes and Hepatitis experience a plus. 
Experience working in a collaborative work environment will be considered a plus. 
Essential Functions: Contributes scientific expertise to multidisciplinary teams 
conducting epidemiologic, health outcomes, clinical trials, market research and other 
public health studies. Development of study design and analysis plans for observational 
studies. Supports the preparation of final reports summarizing study results. Supports the 
preparation of presentations, posters and manuscripts. Performs literature searches. 
Evaluates and resolves data quality issues. Maintains project tracking system and archive. 
Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Lead Epidemiologist. Qualifications: 
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously and 
independently. Demonstrated ability to work with multidisciplinary project teams. 
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. SAS expertise. Education and 
Equivalent Experience: MPH/MS in Epidemiology, Public Health, or related field with 2 
years professional experience. Closing Date: 8/15/2005. Desired Starting Date: 
9/15/2005. 
LEAD EPIDEMIOLOGIST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC
 
EpiQuest Sciences Inc. is seeking a Lead Epidemiologist to head a diverse team of 
epidemiologists, statisticians, and SAS analysts. A solid foundation in clinical 
epidemiology and observational methodology are required. Infectious disease, specifically 
HIV/AIDS, Herpes and Hepatitis experience a plus. Strong personnel and project 
management skills, experience working in a collaborative work environment and 
leadership competencies are essential. This position reports to the C.O.O. of the company. 
Essential Functions: Leads multidisciplinary teams conducting epidemiologic, health 
outcomes, clinical trials, market research and other public health studies. Provides 
significant scientific input on study design. Plans and manages complex clinical and 
observational epidemiological studies. Oversees the development of study design, and 
analysis plans for epidemiologic studies. Monitors project progress and evaluates results; 
makes changes in methods or design where necessary. Preparation of final reports 
summarizing study results. Develops strategies for and supports new business 
development efforts in epidemiology, surveillance and clinical research. Mentors less-
experienced epidemiologists. Communicates with investigators and clients. Prepares 
conference presentations/posters and leads the writing of manuscripts. Organizational 
Relationship: Accountable to the Chief Operating Officer of the company. Qualifications: 
Demonstrated ability to successfully direct and lead multiple tasks simultaneously and 
independently. Demonstrated ability to lead and work with multidisciplinary project 
teams. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding organizational 
skills. Demonstrated supervisory skills. SAS experience. Education and Equivalent 
Experience: Ph.D. in Epidemiology or MD, MPH in Epidemiology, Public Health, or 
related field required. Minimum 5 years professional experience with at least 3 years 
experience in epidemiology, surveillance, public health or related field. Closing Date: 
8/15/2005. Desired Starting Date: 9/15/2005.
SENIOR EPIDEMIOLOGIST RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC
 
EpiQuest Sciences Inc. is seeking a Senior Epidemiologist.  Under general supervision of 
the Lead Epidemiologist, the Senior Epidemiologist will use epidemiological expertise to 
analyze observational data on HIV/AIDS, HBV/HCV and HSV. A solid foundation in 
clinical epidemiology and observational methodology are required. Infectious disease, 
specifically HIV/AIDS, Herpes and Hepatitis experience a plus. Experience working in a 
collaborative work environment and leadership competencies are essential. Essential 
Functions: Contributes scientific expertise to multidisciplinary teams conducting 
epidemiologic, health outcomes, clinical trials, market research and other public health 
studies. Development of study design and analysis plans for observational studies. 
Prepares final reports summarizing study results. Mentors less-experienced 
epidemiologists. Prepares conference presentations/posters and manuscripts. 
Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Lead Epidemiologist. Qualifications: 
Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously and 
independently. Demonstrated ability to work with multidisciplinary project teams. 
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding organizational skills. 
SAS expertise. Education and Equivalent Experience: Ph.D. in Epidemiology with 1 year 
professional experience or MPH/MS in Epidemiology, Public Health, or related field with 
4 years professional experience. Closing Date: 8/15/2005. Desired Starting Date: 
9/15/2005.
******************************* HIV/AIDS ADVISOR FOR EUROPE & EURASIA WASHINGTON, DC
 
Health and Child Survival Fellows Program http://jhuhcsfp.org seeks a HIV/AIDS 
Advisor for Europe and Eurasia. Two years from date of hire. Two year extension 
possible for a total of four years. Application Deadline: August 21, 2005. Location: U.S. 
Agency for International Development, Bureau for Europe & Eurasia, Office of 
Democracy, Governance and Social Transition, (USAID/EE/DGST/ST). Sponsorship: 
USAID/EE/DGST/. Objectives of this Assignment: This TOR is revised from a position 
previously posted. We are seeking candidates with direct experience in providing services 
to populations who engage in high-risk behaviors. International experience is less critical. 
The Fellow will assist the Bureau for Europe & Eurasia in strengthening evidence-based 
responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic throughout the countries of Europe and Eurasia. 
The Fellow will provide scientific technical guidance on the prevention of HIV/AIDS 
particularly among populations who engage in high risk behavior such as injecting drug 
use and the treatment and/or care of those infected and affected. This will include 
assistance in the technical design, development of policies and programs and the 
evaluation and monitoring of HIV/AIDS approaches and programs. It also will include 
mastering and presenting the HIV/AIDS issues and opportunities in the E&E region to a 
range of senior decision makers in USAID, the State Department, Congress, international 
organizations and host country governments. Responsibilities and Tasks: Analyze data on 
the magnitude and reach of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the E&E region including the 
collection and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative data on people with HIV and 
AIDS, by country, age, gender, and etiology of HIV infection. Monitor the extent to 
which the epidemic has expanded from high-risk populations to broader, mainstream 
populations. Develop other concepts, rationale, materials and tools that might influence 
decision-makers in the E&E region to better support programs to control HIV/AIDS in 
the region. Prepare papers and briefings concerning policy, programs, and research on the 
HIV/AIDS for the regional office and missions of the E&E Bureau, State Department, 
Congress and USAID partners throughout the region. Conceptualize, design and manage 
regional HIV/AIDS projects. Provide technical assistance to the Bureau and Missions on 
issues related to the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. In 
conjunction with the regional TB Advisor, analyze data on the HIV/TB co-infection issue 
in the region.  Assist the Bureau by analyzing and mapping the patterns of disease and in 
examining patterns of co-infection with tuberculosis and hepatitis. This will involve close 
collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, USAID's Bureau 
of Global Health and the World Health Organization. Provide technical assistance to 
Missions, PVOs/NGOs, contractors, grantees and host countries in the E&E region 
regarding the design and implementation of drug demand reduction and HIV/AIDS 
prevention, treatment and care programs. Provide technical assistance to Missions, 
PVOs/NGOs, contractors, grantees and host countries in the E&E region regarding the 
monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS programs. Liaise with other donors and 
organizations including CDC, NIH, NIDA NGOs/PVOs and WHO to facilitate 
coordination of policies, approaches, and programs with respect to HIV/AIDS ensuring 
that USAID's concerns regarding building local capacity are appropriately reflected in 
these discussions. As required, articulate the Team and the Agency's policies and 
strategies in meetings and conferences concerning HIV/AIDS prevention, care and 
treatment policies and programs in Europe and Eurasia.  This may include presenting 
papers on programs and substantial issues regarding HIV/AIDS. Keep abreast of 
groundbreaking work in HIV/STI services and oversee dissemination of new knowledge 
to E&E Bureau and mission health staff. International and national travel, up to 30% of 
the time, may be required. Qualifications: Minimum qualifications for all assignments 
with the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program are U.S. citizenship and a masters' 
degree in a health-related field. Desired qualifications for this assignment include: 1) 
professional work experience in providing direct service to populations engaging in high 
risk behavior such as intravenous drug abuse. 2) Knowledge and skill in clinical 
management of HIV/AIDS and STI. 3) HIV/STI program design, implementation and 
evaluation. 4) international experience is NOT a pre-requisite for this position. The 
selection committee will find certain qualities in candidates to be especially attractive: A 
flexible, congenial person with a sense of humor, good judgment, the ability to work in a 
fast-paced, creative environment, and adapt quickly to changing needs and priorities. 
Excellent multicultural, interpersonal, and leadership skills including the ability to 
facilitate relationships and interact effectively with others inside and outside the USAID. 
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, including the ability to 
speak and write for a range of audiences and purposes. Broad based knowledge of 
HIV/AIDS issues and programming. Technical expertise in several of the following as 
related to HIV/AIDS: surveillance and strengthening surveillance systems, prevention, 
counseling and interpersonal communication, program planning and implementation, 
client-provider interaction, gender sensitive programming, working with vulnerable 
populations, training, developing training and education materials, participatory planning 
methodologies, research, and evaluation. Knowledge and experience in clinical 
management of HIV/AIDS and other STIs is highly desirable. Demonstrated strategic 
planning and program implementation experience. Demonstrated leadership working with 
technical advisors and technical experts, as well as collaborating with developing country 
counterparts in the governmental and NGO sectors. Competency in Russian is desirable. 
Application: Individuals who wish to apply for this assignment must submit a current 
resume and a 1-3-page letter that demonstrates their understanding of the assignment and 
stresses their competitiveness. In the letter, candidates: (1) should describe qualifications 
and experience, (2) should demonstrate interest in and familiarity with the issues relating 
to the assignment, and (3) describe how this program and assignment relates to career 
goals. A standard "letter of interest" will be considered non-responsive and will not be 
reviewed. A selection committee will review the letters and resumes presented by the 
candidates and will select candidates for interview. Candidates are asked to submit their 
letters and resumes electronically, via email attachments in a PC-compatible format, on or 
before the deadline, to [email protected]  Letters should be addressed to: Mr. Paul 
Seaton, Director, National Secretariat for the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program, 
Johns Hopkins University, PO Box 2216, Baltimore, MD 21202; Phone: 410 659 4108; 
Fax: 410 659 4118; Email: [email protected] Interested candidates are assured of 
confidentiality. Mr. Seaton will be happy to discuss the assignment and the application 
process with anyone who may have questions. Candidates who have not previously 
applied for assignments with the Health and Child Survival Fellows Program will be 
expected to complete a general application which consists of an application form, three 
letters of reference and proof of academic qualifications (e.g. a transcript documenting the 
award of the highest degree. Foreign graduates from institutions that do not provide a 
transcript should submit certification from an educational consulting firm.) We will mail 
the application package to your mailing address if we do not already have an application 
on file. Supervision: The H&CSF will be employed by Johns Hopkins University (JHU), 
but will work in the environment of USAID's E&E Bureau. The Fellow will work closely 
with a USAID Health Officer in the DGST Office who will serve as mentor and who will 
foster intellectual growth, provide career guidance and give support throughout the period 
of assignment.  The H&CSF and Mentor will negotiate an annual work plan within 90 
days as well as leave and travel plans that are subject to the approval of the H&CSF 
Program. The mentor will provide technical guidance, career advice and operational 
oversight in steering the H&CSF toward the accomplishment of assigned tasks. JHU will 
enter into an employment agreement with the H&CSF that defines the terms and 
conditions of employment and the assignment. JHU supervisory responsibilities include 
negotiation of salary, approval of the assignment, approval of changes in the assignment, 
approval of the work plan, approval of leave, approval of salary increases, approval of 
travel, participation in the annual evaluation, initiation of disciplinary action, and 
termination of the assignment. The salary range for this position is $52,000-88,000. The 
H&CSF is expected to exercise individual initiative, resourcefulness and responsibility. 
Documentation: The Fellow will submit quarterly reports to the Health and Child 
Survival Fellows Program and other documentation as needed by 
USAID/E&E/EEST/HRHA. 
******************************* CTB EPIDEMIOLOGIST CONSULTANT
 
Comforce Technical Services seeks a CTB Epidemiologist Consultant for the Global 
AIDS Program (GAP). The Global AIDS Program, National Center for HIV, STD, & TB 
Prevention (NCHSTP) operates within the policies and guidelines, the Department of 
Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Department of State as it relates to the 
President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the U.S. Federal 
Government. This contract is to fund an HIV-experienced clinician to assist with 
monitoring of PEPFAR ART programs through site visits and written reports. The 
contractor will participate with staff from the GAP/Care & Treatment Branch and HRSA, 
HIV/AIDS Bureau Global Program, and Track 1.0 ART (Anti-Retroviral Treatment) 
grantees (AIDSRelief, Columbia University, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS 
Foundation, and Harvard University) in the monitoring of ART programs using the 
Quarterly, Facility-Based HIV Care/ART Report Form.  The purpose of this form is to 
collect data that will provide information to OGAC, HHS, Track 1.0 ART grantees and 
their implementing partners on the progress of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS 
Relief. The contractor will make regular site visits every 6-8 weeks in order to monitor 
and evaluate ART activities at individual clinic sites. The scope of work shall not include 
patient care or treatment, and shall not involve direct contact with blood, bodily fluids, or 
any patient samples. Duties: Assist with site visits to monitor quality of care and data 
quality. Advise HIV Care and Treatment Team Leader on issues of  quality of care 
observed in the field. Participate in ART-related evaluation activities. REQUIRES: The 
individual contractor should possess an advanced degree from an accredited school of 
nursing or physician assistant program. Possess a minimum of 2 years experience 
providing clinical care to patients with HIV/AIDS. Fluency in English is required and 
fluency in the French language is highly desirable. The contractor should possess the 
ability to travel to developing countries in Africa and the Caribbean and must have all 
required immunizations and the necessary health insurance. Interested applicants should 
submit their CV & Biographical Data Sheet (Salary History) to:  Sylvia Cornejo at 
[email protected] and Erica Plascencia at [email protected] Closing 
Date: August 26, 2005.
******************************* HEALTH / NUTRITION PROGRAM MANAGER IRAQ
 
Save The Children, a leading U.S. and international relief and development Agency seeks 
a Health/Nutrition Program Manager to implements OFDA funded nutrition program in 
Iraq. Manages program, supervises and trains project staff, monitors grant 
implementation, and reports on results. Coordinates health issues with local medical 
providers, including re-construction of clinics. Position is based in Iraq. Requires degree, 
training, and professional certification in public health/nutrition field and 5-7 years 
experience as a nutritionist. Past experience in relief settings with harsh living conditions. 
Must know SPHERE guidelines. Fluency in Arabic preferred. To apply, please go to 
www.savethechildren.org/careers/index.asp and proceed to this position. 
******************************* CHIEF OF PARTY & COMMUNICATION/BEHAVIOR CHANGE EXPERT AFGHANISTAN
 
Under the Global Health IQC/Private Sector Program, University Research Co., LLC , a 
private company with 40 years experience working on federal and USAID contracts, is 
seeking professionals for a one year or more assignment in Afghanistan. The four year 
project is focused on expanding access to private sector health products and services. 
Communication strategies and Behavior Change are key target areas for creating an 
environment for delivery of quality MCH and RH services and products. Results desired 
after needs assessment and market analysis would be a mix of products and strategies for 
priority problems for populations of greatest need. Local health professionals and 
production/packaging/marketing firms will be key partners. URC is seeking development 
professionals who work in the region or have worked there to take on one of the two key 
positions: Chief of Party and Communication/Behavior Change Expert. Candidates need 
to be familiar with USAID field procedures and requirements. Qualified applicants 
should send letter and resume to [email protected] Web site: www.urc-chs.com.    
******************************* ORPHANS & VULNERABLE CHILDREN ADVISOR WASHINGTON, DC
 
Comforce Technical Services seeks an Orphans and Vulnerable Children Advisor for the 
Office of HIV/AIDS (OHA), Global Health Bureau (GH), U.S. Agency for International 
Development. The U.S. government has made the fight against HIV/AIDS a top priority, 
not only for humanitarian reasons, but because the HIV/AIDS crisis threatens the 
prosperity, stability, and development of nations around the world. USAID has been, and 
continues to be, at the forefront of the U.S. government's response in the fight against the 
HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Orphans and Vulnerable Children Advisor will have primary 
responsibility for HIV/AIDS technical leadership for HIV/AIDS prevention and 
mitigation as it relates to orphans and children. The advisor will provide assistance to 
missions, regional field offices, regional bureaus, CAs, PVOs, host country governments 
and NGOs. The advisor will provide management and leadership to OHA contractors and 
CAs regarding technical work plans, activities, and research agendas. Additionally, the 
advisor will interact with other offices, regional bureaus, other US Government agencies, 
and international organizations to further advance the agency's goals. Programmatic 
guidance for this position will be provided by the Implementation Support Division (ISD) 
Chief. Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience: Qualified candidate will hold an 
advanced degree or higher in public health, HIV/AIDS or other relevant field. A 
minimum of five years experience working with HIV/AIDS issues and programs. 
Demonstrated ability in program design. Demonstrated experience with Orphans and 
Vulnerable Children, HIV/AIDS and field implementation. Training and strong 
experience in management and supervision and knowledge of USAID and State budget 
protocols. This position requires security clearance at the secret level and applicants must 
be a U.S. citizen. Other Desired Attributes: Willingness to travel. Fluency in a foreign 
language preferred. Salary Range: $85,210 - $110,775 (based on experience and salary 
history). Closing Date: August 26, 2005. Interested applicants should submit their CV and 
Biographical Data Sheet (Salary History) to: Sylvia Cornejo at [email protected] 
and Erica Plascencia at [email protected] 
******************************* PUBLIC HEALTH CONSULTANT WASHINGTON, DC
 
Comforce Technical Services seeks a Public Health Consultant for the Global AIDS 
Program (GAP). The Global AIDS Program (GAP), National Center for HIV, STD, & TB 
Prevention (NCHSTP) operates within the policies and guidelines and the Department of 
Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Department of State as it relates to the 
President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the U.S. Federal 
Government. This contract is to fund one Public Health Analyst to support activities in 
the Prevention Branch, Voluntary Counseling and Testing Team (VCT) and Sexually 
Transmitted Infections Team (STI). Duties: Provide technical assistance and program 
support to the Prevention Branch, specifically to the Counseling and Testing Team and 
the program activities in Mali. The contractor in this position shall assist the Counseling 
and Testing team in the development of models, protocols, and related materials on 
counseling and testing in developing countries, such as counseling and testing for couples 
and in antenatal, labor and delivery, or TB clinical settings. The contractor shall assist in 
the review of scientific literature and existing HIV counseling materials to support 
evidence-based approaches to counseling and testing. The contractor shall participate in 
conducting formative research, field tests, and evaluation of protocols to assure that they 
are feasible, appropriate, and effective. The contractor shall develop guidelines and tools 
for documenting, implementing, and monitoring quality prevention interventions. The 
contractor shall assist in developing training curriculum and record the process for 
curriculum development. In the field, the contractor shall: 1) provide technical assistance 
to one or more countries on implementation and evaluation of a counseling and HIV 
testing intervention, 2) provide technical assistance in adapting and integrating the 
counseling and testing protocols to the specific country context, 3) provide technical 
assistance in designing and implementing evaluation plans, including process and 
outcome evaluation, 4) deliver presentations on findings and recommendations to 
national HIV/AIDS control program directors and Ministry of Health officials, and other 
public health professionals and stakeholders in the assigned country and elsewhere, and 
5) maintain close communication with the VCT and/or STI team leader on all issues 
related to field assignments. Provide technical support for the Mali Participating Agency 
Services Agreement with USAID. This involves sentinel surveillance for HIV and STIs 
and supporting VCT and STI screening and prevention programs for high-risk 
populations. REQUIRES: MPH or MPA from an accredited university; one year's 
experience in international public health. Salary: Will be determined based on various 
factors such as professional employment background, scope of work, credentials, & 
salary history. Interested applicants should submit their CV & Biographical Data Sheet 
(Salary History) to: Sylvia Cornejo at [email protected] and Erica Plascencia at 
[email protected] Closing Date: August 26, 2005.
******************************* INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks candidates for the following positions. We 
request that all applications be completed on line at www.ircjobs.org. Please note that 
IRC does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications, recruitment is ongoing 
until the position is filled. The IRC reviews all applications and you will be contacted 
directly if you are selected as a candidate.
HIV/AIDS AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH MANAGER NAIROBI, KENYA
 
The International Rescue Committee seeks an HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health 
Manager for its Kenya program, based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the field. Duties: 
Responsible for overseeing all aspects of IRC's HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health 
programs in Kenya; Responsible for representing IRC and for identifying and leading new 
initiatives in HIV/AIDS and reproductive Health programs in Kenya; Provide technical 
oversight to all ongoing programs and where there are new program start-ups lead the 
process; Provide technical guidance to staff on the implementation of HIV/AIDS and RH 
projects in Kenya; Ensure that stated goals and objectives of HIV/AIDS and RH projects 
are met, that projects are appropriately monitored and evaluated and that reports are 
written and submitted in a timely manner; Lead new initiatives to expand IRC's 
HIV/AIDS and RH programs both in their scope and geographically; Preparation of terms 
of reference, review applicants and assist in the recruitment of qualified national and 
international for all HIV/AIDS and RH staff; Conduct assessments on HIV/AIDS and RH 
needs in new project areas; Assist in the development integrated HIV/AIDS programs 
with a focus of expanding services beyond VCT; Ensure strong linkages with Kenyan 
Government ministries and donors; Review and update IRC's PEP policy. REQUIRES: 
Advanced degree in public health (ie MPH); At least 3 years experience working in 
complex, multifaceted, health program; At least 3 years international work experience 
with International NGO or similar organization; Knowledge of international and national 
minimum standards in HIV/AIDS and RH service delivery, including SPHERE, WHO, 
UNHCR, MOH and other Kenyan ministries; Proven capacity in development and 
implementation of HIV/AIDS and RH programs; English fluency; Advanced word 
processing, spreadsheet, and relevant health software skills (i.e. EPINUT; SPSS); 
Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills; Experience in design of 
monitoring and evaluation systems. Length: 4 Months. 
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH MANAGER SOUTH DARFUR, SUDAN
 
The International Rescue Committee currently seeks a Reproductive Health Manager for 
its Sudan program, based in Nyala, South Darfur with frequest visits to the project areas. 
Duties: Act as a focal point for Reproductive Health (RH) services within the IRC South 
Darfur Program providing technical advice to health and gender-based violence projects; 
Identify gaps in services and take the necessary steps to address those gaps; Ensure that 
the MISP is implemented and a comprehensive range of RH services are available to the 
target population and are provided in accordance with accepted national and international 
standards;  Provide technical oversight to field-based health staff in the area of 
reproductive health with an emphasis on coaching staff to build their capacity; Work in 
collaboration with the Gender-based violence project in IDP settlements ensuring that the 
protection, legal, health and psychosocial components of prevention and response are 
available; Conduct needs assessments in new project areas; Identify or develop tools to 
assess quality of care in IRC-supported health services and ensure that these tools are 
implemented; Coach IRC staff in the area of RH; Identify staff training needs and staff 
training opportunities; Review applicants for national reproductive health positions and 
assist in recruitment; Liaise regularly with the Ministry of Health at local level to develop 
and maintain IRC's profile in RH interventions. REQUIRES: Relevant health 
qualification with a Masters in Public Health or similar; At least 3 years experience in 
designing, implementing and managing reproductive health projects preferably among 
conflict-affected populations; Specific experience in implementing HIV/AIDS 
interventions and/or gender-based violence interventions an advantage; Experience in 
conducting health needs assessments, particularly in emergency conflict settings; Full 
understanding of and experience in implementing MISP; Computer literacy; Strong report 
writing skills; Experience of working in insecure and harsh environments. Length: 9 
Months. 
CAMP MANAGERS WEST DARFUR
 
Save the Children, a leading U.S. and international child-focused relief and development 
agency, seeks two Camp Managers that will facilitate the delivery of a broad spectrum of 
IDP Camp Services in West Darfur targeted at building community empowerment and 
beneficiary protection systems, including livelihoods restoration, youth empowerment, 
health and nutrition programs, and surveillance. As lead agency for coordination of camp 
services STC's objective is to ensure protection of communities through coordination of 
humanitarian assistance and community development. This service will be delivered 
through SC, HAC, UN and IDP community inputs to ensure community mobilization and 
ultimate sustainability. All programs will be aligned with SC's principles of Promotion 
and Protection of Human Rights and specifically Child Rights. This position requires a 
minimum of 3 ≠ 5 years of in international field experience with demonstrated success in 
Camp Management and Community Services in an emergency humanitarian setting 
working with displaced populations focused on child and women's protection concerns; 
ability to manage projects, including budget monitoring and narrative reporting for 
donors; participatory approach to building/strengthening partnerships; experience 
conducting assessments, designing and implementing training, and managing staff. A 
background working in conflict areas with a multi-ethnic team in a culturally appropriate 
manner and following restrictive security procedures is essential; bachelors degree. Please 
visit our Career Website at http://www.savethechildren.org/careers/index.asp and apply 
online to position #2616 or 2671.
******************************* REGIONAL PROGRAMME ADVISER, PLANNING & PROGRAMMING PANAMA CITY, PANAMA
 
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS seeks a Regional Programme 
Adviser, Planning and Programming (P-3, P-4, P-5) for the Country and Regional 
Support Department. Duties: support in strengthening UN coordinated advocacy and 
actions through enhancing UNTG efforts; support follow up of the UN Country 
Implementation Support Plans, including accessing technical support, etc.; coordinate and 
facilitate regional-level UNAIDS Cosponsor and other partners' contribution to the 
national HIV/AIDS response; and coordinate information and input in on-going planning 
and programming on HIV/AIDS at regional and country level. REQUIRES: Postgraduate 
university degree in public health, social sciences, epidemiology, development, 
economics, management or other development-related fields; 8 years experience in 
implementing and managing country and/or regional HIV/AIDS and/or development 
support; and fluency in English and Spanish. Closing date: 8/24/05. Net annual salary: 
$74-80K. Please apply online at: 
http://www.unaids.org/en/about+unaids/human+resources.asp. Reference Vacancy Notice 
No.: UNAIDS/05/FT380.
******************************* PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION
 
The Pan American Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. For 
on-line applications use the WHO e-Recruitment site at: 
http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy Notice 
No.
ADVISOR ON FAMILY & COMMUNITY HEALTH PANAMA CITY, PANAMA
 
An Advisor on Family and Community Health (P-4) is sought for the Family and 
Community Health. Duties: work in collaboration with UN Agencies, NGOs, civil 
society, and other national and international organizations to mobilize resources and 
provide technical cooperation to national authorities in the development and 
implementation of strategic plans of actions to improve women, maternal, perinatal, child 
and adolescent health; articulate preventable measures and integral attention of HIV/STI 
with other actions aimed to the integral attention of adolescent health; and advise the 
integration subregional institutions in Central America and advocate the support to 
strengthen national programs on child and adolescent health, women and maternal health, 
nutrition, immunization and the response to HIV/AIDS epidemic within the family and 
community health framework. REQUIRES: University Degree in a health science, with 
postgraduate degree at the Master's level in Public Health, Community Health or 
Epidemiology; seven years of experience in management, negotiation of project plans, 
inter sector health and social programs addressed to the essential attention of health of 
children, adolescents, women, family and community; two years of experience in 
international cooperation together with essential programs or projects that promote, 
within human development, the vital cycle of the quality of health and life; and very good 
knowledge of Spanish or English with working knowledge of the other. Closing date: 
September 5, 2005. Net annual salary: $74-80K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
AMRO/05/FT372. 
REGIONAL ADVISOR IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
 
A Regional Advisor in Local Development (P-4) is sought for the Healthy Settings Unit. 
Duties: advocate and collaborate with Member States in the design, implementation and 
evaluation of policies, strategies and plans for sustainable and integrated local 
development; strengthen information and surveillance systems at local level as the basis 
for needs assessment, analysis of situation and participatory local planning process to 
contribute to local and community development; and support the formulation, 
implementation and evaluation of programs to strengthen institutional capacity and 
human resource development, educational and training activities. REQUIRES: Bachelor's 
degree in social, health or development sciences with a master's degree in public health, 
health planning, health promotion, environmental health, or community health; seven 
years of national technical and managerial experience in developing, implementing and 
evaluating policies, plans and programs for local development, including experience in 
public health and environmental health management, healthy settings, municipal and 
community health promotion, productive projects that generate and increase community 
and family income and resources, and resource mobilization for health and local 
development; two years of experience with international technical cooperation projects 
and activities contributing to local development and healthy settings; and very good 
knowledge of Spanish or English with a working knowledge of the other. Closing date: 
September 5, 2005. Net annual salary: $72-77K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
AMRO/05/FT371.
******************************* TECHNICAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
The World Health Organization seeks a Technical Officer (P-5) for the Department of 
Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases. Duties: lead the efforts in the 
implementation of the FOS workplan for the containment of antimicrobial resistance 
arising from non-human use of antimicrobials; development of guidelines and 
recommendations for the containment of antimicrobial resistance in food borne and 
zoonotic pathogens; assessment of the implementation of WHO Global Principles for 
containment of antimicrobial resistance in animals intended for food; support the 
implementation of the FOS workplan on surveillance and response to foodborne diseases; 
and providing support, assistance and advice to Member States' national authorities in the 
development, implementation and strengthening of systems for control, prevention and 
surveillance of food borne diseases. REQUIRES: PhD degree in Microbiology; ten years 
of experience in performing the range of duties outlined above with at least five years of 
international experience; and good knowledge of French or English. Closing date: 
August 12, 2005. Net annual salary: $111K. For on-line applications use the WHO e-
Recruitment site at: http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference Vacancy 
Notice No.: SDE/05/TA272.
******************************* INTERCOUNTRY ADVISOR IN VETERINARY PUBLIC HEALTH GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA
 
The Pan American Health Organization seeks an Intercountry Advisor in Veterinary 
Public Health (P-4). Duties: provide technical cooperation, to the countries assigned, in 
the development and strengthening of their veterinary public health activities, including 
planning, organizing, staffing, managing and making optimal use of resources; 
collaborate in the implementation of national and subregional initiatives to prevent and 
control zoonosis and FMD; and collaborate in the development, implementation and 
analysis of epidemiological surveillance systems for some diseases. REQUIRES: 
University degree in veterinary medicine and postgraduate degree to the Master's level in 
epidemiology or public health, veterinary public health, and other related fields; nine 
years of combined national and international experience in the area of public health in 
programs involving the control and prevention of zoonotic diseases, epidemiological 
research, food safety, and veterinary public health participation in local development, 
including the participation in technical cooperation programs and activities in veterinary 
public health; and very good knowledge of Spanish or English and a working knowledge 
of the other. Closing date: September 7, 2005. Net annual salary: $76-81K. For on-line 
applications use the WHO e-Recruitment site at: 
http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
AMRO/05/FT378.
******************************* WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
 
The World Health Organization seeks candidates for the following positions. For on-line 
applications use the WHO e-Recruitment site at: 
http://www.who.int/employment/apply/en/. Reference the Appropriate Vacancy Notice 
No.
EXECUTIVE SECRETARY GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
An Executive Secretary (D-2) is sought for the Health Metrics Network (HMN). Duties: 
provides innovative thinking and world class technical advice on matters related to health 
information, including the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of 
country health information systems and their alignment with the HMN framework; liaises 
with key health and non-health stakeholders (countries, agencies, donors) to generate 
commitment to health information systems from country governments and to ensure 
linkages and coordination between health and statistics constituencies; and provides 
leadership to the Health Metrics Network and ensures the application of HMN technical 
and policy guidance through the use of the HMN framework in country efforts to 
strengthen their health systems. REQUIRES: Advanced degree from a recognized 
university in health, statistics, and/or development studies or a closely related field; 10 
years of national experience plus 7 years international experience (including developing 
countries) in senior positions in the health or development fields; and excellent 
knowledge of English and a working knowledge of another UN language. Closing date: 
9/21/05. Net annual salary: NES 141-154K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: 
EIP/05/FT374.
SCIENTIST LYONS, FRANCE
 
A Scientist (P-2) is sought for the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Duties: 
day-to-day management of sequencing, genotyping and mutation screening activities, and 
array services for all of IARC; development and improvement of the methods used by 
Genetic Susceptibility Group for genotyping and mutation screening; advice on the 
purchase of hardware that will upgrade the capability of the genetic services platform; and 
training and supervision of technical staff. REQUIRES: Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, or 
Genetics; two years of professional experience at the national level or one year at the 
international level; and very good knowledge of English with a working knowledge of 
French. Closing date: September 8, 2005. Net annual salary: $58-62K. Reference 
Vacancy Notice No.: IARC/05/FT376.
TECHNICAL OFFICER GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
 
A Technical Officer (P-5) is sought for the Department of Health Action in Crises. 
Duties: establish and maintain relationship with partners inside and around WHO in areas 
related to womenís health; participate in relevant meetings, identify and document critical 
issues and ensure proper follow up; provide support to the development of strategies for 
the provision of healthcare for women in crisis and conflict situations, and support the 
transformation of health systems in crisis and post-crisis recovery situations to ensure that 
women's' needs are properly addressed; and maintain and animate UN Inter-Agency 
collaboration efforts in developing and supporting a programme on HIV in Humanitarian 
Situations. REQUIRES: University degree in health, social sciences, or related field; 
post-graduate degree or other advanced studies in health related subjects; five years' 
experience of which at least three year at the international level; experience in managing 
health activities and programmes in countries or at regional and central levels; and 
excellent knowledge of English or French with a good working knowledge of the other. 
Closing date: August 12, 2005. Net annual salary: $77K. Reference Vacancy Notice 
No.: DGR/05/TA273.
WHO REPRESENTATIVE, BURUNDI BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI
 
A WHO Representative, Burundi (P-6) is sought. Duties: promote an effective health 
dimension to social, economic, environmental and development policy through dialogue 
with senior government officials, bi-lateral and multi-lateral agencies, UN organisations 
and other partners and advocate health as an integral part of national development and aid 
cooperation; catalyse development through informed policy change and technical 
cooperation in ways that stimulate action and help to build sustainable national capacity 
in the health sector; and ensure the optimal use of limited resources to produce maximum 
impact through planning, directing and managing efficiently and effectively, the financial, 
technical, logistic and human resources of the WHO office. REQUIRES: Advanced 
university degree in health-related or social sciences with a post-graduate degree in public 
health, health systems analysis, health financing or health legislation; extensive 
experience at a senior level, in particular in managing complex health programmes and 
health systems at both national and international levels; excellent knowledge of French; 
and good working knowledge of English. Closing date: September 1, 2005. Net annual 
salary: $116-126K. Reference Vacancy Notice No.: AFRO/05/FT368.
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