US Agency for International Development Global Health Security Agenda Advisor, GS-15 Jobs in Uganda

US Agency for International Development Global Health Security Agenda Advisor, GS-15 Jobs in Uganda

Closing date: 14 Aug 2019

USAID/Uganda seeks to hire a full-time U.S. Personal Services Contractor (PSC) Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Advisor to serve as the Global Health Security Advisor, and will be responsible for ensuring the well‐coordinated and effective program implementation of the USG Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) portfolio in Uganda, as well as providing executive‐level representation of the USAID portfolio on behalf of the USG.

The GHSA Advisor will be responsible to lead and coordinate a complex multi‐sectoral, portfolio, providing administrative, technical and representational support to the portfolio as required.

This position will be the senior ranking position in the Uganda Office for Health and HIV for GHSA, under the supervision of the Deputy Office Director of USAID/Uganda or his/her designee.


  • Master’s degree or higher is required with a preference for candidates with a Medical Degree, or Ph.D. in public health, infectious diseases, epidemiology, ecology, veterinary medicine or related field.


  • At least eight years of progressively responsible experience planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating, or implementing development programs at middle management or higher level is required;
  • Experience related to infectious disease prevention, detection and control in public health sector is required;
  • Working experience of technical and programmatic principles underlying emerging infectious diseases and/or GHSA is required;
  • Previous experience with an international agency, organization, academic institution or NGO is also required.

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