EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement : Bujumbura-2022-024
Open To : All Interested CCN (Cooperating Country National) Candidates
Position : USAID Project Management Specialist (Nutrition). –FSN-10
Opening Date : December 19, 2022
Closing Date : January 9, 2023 at 12.00 pm (CAT)
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
The Project Management Specialist – Nutrition (the” Specialist”) will provide programmatic and technical guidance in nutrition. The jobholder will serve as an Agreement Officer’s Representative/Contract Officer’s Representative (AOR/COR), Alternate AOR/COR or Activity Manager and provide oversight and direction to programs conducted by Implementing Partners (IPs) under Contract, Cooperative Agreement, and/or Grant. The jobholder will work collaboratively with other staff in the health Office, other offices in the Mission, cooperating country officials in the Ministry of Health and/or other relevant Ministries, and other development partners and donor agencies to support a coordinated, strategic approach to nutrition programming.
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
EDUCATION : Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Public Health, Health, Nutrition, Social Work, International Development, Social or Behavioral Sciences, Epidemiology, Pharmacy, Biology, Infectious Diseases, or related field..
EXPERIENCE : •At least three (3) years of progressively responsible, professional experience in nutrition. Of that experience, at least one (1) year with the USG, other multi-lateral or bi-lateral organizations, and/or NGOs.
•Increasingly responsible experience in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of nutrition initiatives in developing countries and/or in generalized epidemics.
•Experience in analyzing nutrition data and translating data into practice.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
Interested applicants in this position must review the USAID/Burundi solicitation posted on the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura Website and follow the instructions in Section IV. The application package must include a cover letter, the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), a current résumé or curriculum vitae, and any other documentation that addresses qualification requirements. The solicitation and application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.