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    Organization: CTS Global
    Country: Namibia
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    Service Objective:

    The GHS Technical Advisor for Surveillance and Epidemiology funded by the CDC Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) will support CDC Namibia.

    Support will primarily be focused on improving the accurate and rapid collection, interpretation, identification and dissemination of information of emerging and reemerging diseases in accordance with the overall operational objectives of the CDC Global Health Security Agenda within the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) and in accordance with the International Health Regulations of 2005 (IHR). In addition to supporting DGHP Namibia program activities involving surveillance and epidemiology and providing technical input into the analysis, interpretation, and use of surveillance data for policy making, the contractor will support the CDC Namibia surveillance team in training public health leaders in the use of epidemiological surveillance. Training services will include providing mentorship services to four senior level selectees for the existing CDC funded Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) on related surveillance projects. This service position requires working closely with CDC funded Government partners, including the Namibia Ministry of Health (MOH) and the related public health institutes to implement projects supporting the development of surveillance systems.

    Task Requirements

    The contractor will provide overall expert support to CDC Namibia and the Government of Namibia for surveillance and epidemiologic activities in alignment with the CDC.DGHP Global Health Security activities focused on enhancing and building the epidemiologic and surveillance capacity of the government’s workforce and systems to detect, characterize and transparently report emerging biological threats at the earliest possible moment. In performance of this task order, the contractor shall:

    · Assess the current capacity for surveillance in Namibia in collaboration with the CDC Namibia Surveillance and Lab teams and the government of Namibia.

    · Prepare and submit a Summary Assessment report which includes identifying areas and recommendations for improvements and general steps to move forward on enhancements.

    · Develop a strategic work plan for surveillance capacity strengthening, working in collaboration with CDC Namibia Surveillance and Lab team and corresponding experts at the Namibia MOH.

    · Collaborate with the CDC Namibia in supporting the MOH’s efforts to

    o Develop and expand sentinel surveillance for high-priority disease syndromes,

    o Improve the event detection surveillance system for outbreak detection to, incorporate information streams from laboratories, clinicians, clinical care facilities, the media, communities and other sources,

    o Develop standard operating procedures and reporting mechanisms for the surveillance system,

    o Develop systems for the analysis, interpretation, and use of surveillance data for public health policy making, and

    o Identify specific requirements for an information management system and assist in the recruitment and oversight of information systems advisors.

    · Provide technical guidance to CDC Namibia in monitoring the progress and quality of program activities, providing additional technical support as needed.

    · Assist CDC Namibia in developing and providing teaching workshops for Namibia Government staff and mentoring fellows in the Field Epidemiology Training Program in surveillance related projects.

    · Coordinate and facilitate meetings sponsored by DGHP, Namibia, writing progress reports, and assistance in providing development recommendations for funding applications.

    Task Deliverables:

    · Review of plans, designs and implementation plans, analysis of outputs and outcomes, training needs assessments and training materials.

    Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

    · Doctorate level degree (MD or PhD) with post-graduate training in field epidemiology

    · Master’s level degree in epidemiology

    · Five years post-graduate work in public health, public programs or related area

    · At least three years international experience with progressive responsibility in Surveillance, Epidemiology

    · Ability to effectively communicate in English on a daily basis with various groups (Speaking, Reading and Writing)**.**


    How to apply:

    · Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to TaNisha Harris @ resumes@ctsglobalusa.com


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    Organization: CTS Global
    Country: India
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    To satisfy the overall objectives of CDC India and international collaboration responsibilities, the contractor will provide technical assistance, consultation and support services to the EBOLA response and recovery efforts in India for epidemiologic and laboratory information system/programs and data management methods for clinical and diagnostic data.

    Based in New Delhi and each will be assigned to provide data management support for one of three highly affected areas (New Delhi, Amritsar, Ludhiana); (Lucknow, Patna, Jaipur); (Mumbai Indore, and Bhopal)

    Task Requirements:

    Participate as a member of the international EBOLA response team and assist

    CDC in their efforts to provide overall expert technical support to the host

    country government laboratory and epidemiologic data activities being

    supported through collaborative EBOLA response and recovery efforts by CDC.

    the government and international partners. This may include development of

    strategies to improve the quality of data.

    · Collaborate closely with CDC and the in-country response team, coordinating

    laboratory and epidemiologic data management activities with detection,

    prevention, care and treatment program areas.

    · Analyze data from assessments conducted in priority areas and work with team

    leads to incorporate appropriate activities/strategies into work plans; activities will

    be related to EBOLA surveillance, suspected EBOLA case investigation, care

    and monitoring, EBOLA outbreak investigation and response

    planning/implementation, epidemiological data analysis, and routine

    immunization services.

    · Maintain and manage an up-to-date and accurate database that is used for

    describing the outbreak and doing epidemiological data analysis.

    · Work closely with government and other CDC lab partners and epidemiologists

    to improve data quality.

    · Maintain and run SAS program(s) to clean and merge data. Manage and

    analyze data for risk assessments.

    · Work with team leads to track progress towards implementing specific priority

    country work plans.

    · Conduct periodic analyses of current epidemiologic data related to EBOLA,

    outbreaks, and surveillance and priority areas.

    · Provide technical assistance as needed to CDC India in other areas of data

    management (EQA) programs, studies, etc.

    · Coordinate, facilitating and participate in meetings sponsored by CDC Country

    Office and international Ebola Response partners.

    Task Deliverables:

    · Review of plans, designs and implementation plans, analysis of outputs and outcomes, training needs assessments and training materials.

    Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

    · Master’s Level Degree in Public Health Sciences or related field

    · Minimum 4 years’ experience, with progressive responsibility in working with epidemiology and laboratory information systems and providing data management solutions

    · Three years of experience in coordinating multi-agency public health programs at regional, national, sub national, local levels, international experience preferred

    · Experience in International public health, disease surveillance (active and passive), and Outbreak and case investigations

    · Working knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Excel, Microsoft Access

    · Excellent communication and writing skills. Experience in development of strategic documents, briefing documents, and reports.

    · Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English

    · Language proficiency in Hindi and Marathi preferred ,


    How to apply:

    · Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to TaNisha Harris @ resumes@ctsglobalusa.com


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    Organization: CTS Global
    Country: India
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    Service Objective:

    The contractor will provide assistance to CDC India in their subject matter expert role to the India government emergency/incident management system during the EBOLA EOC activation and emergency response operation. In this role the contractor will work closely with the emergency management development team leaders, the international task force leaders, host government team leaders, and in-country emergency management specialists to coordinate support activities designed to improve emergency management capacity in India.

    Task Requirements

    · Participates in the CDC India Country Team emergency/incident management response as subject matter expert during the EBOLA EOC activation and response operation in India to support the efforts of the USG team in providing support to the India government to address and contain the disease outbreak.

    · Works closely with the Government of India’s emergency management leaders, the international task force leaders, and in-country emergency management specialists to coordinate support activities designed to improve emergency management capacity in India.

    · Assesses India’s public health emergency management programs for compliance with established public health and emergency management standards and provides expert consultation the Government of India and other partners for improving and demonstrating such compliance.

    · Represents the emergency management capacity development function at public health emergency management meetings. Establishes and maintains strong and effective working relationships with the Government of India, and program personnel from international agencies to facilitate awareness and support for emergency planning, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

    · Facilitates, mentors, and/or provides public health emergency management capacity development support directly to the India government and Ministry of Health for activities that include, but are not limited to:

    o Emergency operations management and administration

    o Emergency management system policy development and implementation to support work in-country (e.g., strategic planning for overall country work, transition planning from response to longer term capacity development)

    o Emergency management operational, planning, logistical, and financial functions

    o Public information/emergency risk communications

    o Situational awareness activities

    o Safety and risk management functions

    o Liaison coordination

    o Emergency management system training considerations

    · Collaborate with CDC India in assisting the India government in the coordination of the identification of emergency management support needs across India and potential sources for meeting those needs.

    · Provides input to planning activities such as the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and status reports such as Situation Reports (SITREPs). Reviews IAP’s, recommends emergency management goals and objectives, identifies response capability limitations, and recommends proposed tactics for coordinating response activities.

    · Provides weekly detailed updates on India’s progress towards improving emergency management capacity to the CDC Director and the DGHP India Lead. Updates are compiled and sent to CDC Atlanta to notify CDC leadership of concerns and highlights of India’s progress in emergency management capacity development.

    · Participates in the weekly Emergency Management Coordination Call which allows CDC Atlanta based staff to respond to and support the CDC India office during the emergency.

    · Prepares input for response reports, slides, and other materials as required.

    Task Deliverables:

    · Review of plans, designs and implementation plans, analysis of outputs and outcomes, training needs assessments and training materials.

    Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications

    · Medical Degree

    · Experience in senior advisory positions. Specific skills include the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and succinctly, to work cooperatively in a team environment and support different working styles, to quickly and effectively resolve problems and make recommendations.

    · Knowledge of emergency management principles, response operations, public health practices, and the fundamentals of establishing a national level emergency management system or a Ministry of Health emergency operations center.

    · Skills associated with establishing an organization for response planning, conducting response management, providing logistical support, tracking resources, and coordinating policies and operations in a national level or a Ministry of Health emergency operations center. These skills are used to assist the host government in a response to a public health emergency event.

    o Ability to connect the use of the emergency management physical space, identified as an emergency operations center (EOC), with the management systems used to conduct or coordinate emergency operations through the use of emergency management functional staff.

    · Specific knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience with:

    o EOC and emergency response management, EOC administration, and event/emergency management system policies, protocols, and procedures.

    o Outbreak response planning and operations, gaining situational awareness, and managing outbreak information.

    o Resource management, logistic support, and finance considerations.

    o Evaluating a response environment and the options for dealing with it; experience in developing action plans (engaging in a planning function).

    o Initiating and monitoring a response (engaging in an operational function).

    o Making decisions about how to respond (engaging in a management function).

    o Acquiring resources to respond and an awareness of how to track resources (engaging in a logistical function and an administrative function).

    o Reporting activities to someone with authority either to seek direction or to account for their activities (engaging in a policy function).

    · Familiarity with:

    o Risk communications, environmental infection control communications, and the general flow of communication information.

    o Coordinating international cooperation and liaison support, and mobilizing international support for public health emergencies.

    o Coordinating medical services that include infrastructure, human resources, specimen transport, patient evacuation and care, medical equipment, and medical supplies.

    · Skills/experience in project management, data analysis, organizational development.

    · Experience in developing and maintaining working relationships with a broad range of individuals, public health systems, sectors and agencies.

    · Language proficiency in Hindi preferred

    · Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English


    How to apply:

    · Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to TaNisha Harris @ resumes@ctsglobalusa.com


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    Organization: CTS Global
    Country: India
    Closing date: 14 Feb 2017

    Service Objective:

    The contractor serves as a subject matter expert for public health emergency management capacity development and providing technical expertise, support and training in the implementation of emergency management (EM) activities to the CDC, primarily to the India Government and health care workers at the local levels to continue to rapidly detect and respond to the EBOLA outbreak. The contractor coordinates closely with the CDC EBOLA response team on all activities.

    Task Requirements

    · Provides technical assistance to host government response and health care staff (primarily at the local levels) to meet established public health and emergency management standards to effectively respond and contain the EBOLA epidemic.

    · Host government develops, provides and coordinates emergency management capacity development training for central and local level host country staff to build and improve health emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation at the central and local levels. Activities include, but are not limited to:

    o Emergency operations management, planning, logistics, administration tasks

    o Public information/emergency risk communications

    o Preparedness, Response and Situational awareness activities

    o Safety and risk management functions

    o Liaison coordination

    · Assists CDC in the identification, tracking of progress, and provision of ongoing recommendations to enhance country’s incident management structure.

    · Provides technical expertise on development of emergency management capacity at public health emergency management meetings.

    · Provides input to the Incident Action Plan (IAP) and status reports (e.g. the Situation Reports- SITREPs. Reviews IAP’s, identifies response capability limitations, and recommends proposed tactics for coordinating response activities.

    · Prepares input for response reports, slides, and other materials as required.

    Task Deliverables:

    · Review of plans, designs and implementation plans, analysis of outputs and outcomes, training needs assessments and training materials

    Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

    · Master degree, plus 2 years of experience in emergency management or related area; or Bachelor degree, plus 3 years of experience in emergency management or related area;

    · Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and past experience with:

    o Emergency management principles, response operations, and the fundamentals of establishing and implementing an emergency management and response effort, or developing, providing TA to a foreign government /Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Center.

    o EOC and emergency response management, EOC administration, and event/emergency management system policies, protocols, and procedures. ‘Outbreak response planning and operations, gaining situational awareness, and managing outbreak information.

    o Resource management, logistic support, and finance considerations.

    o Evaluating a response environment and experience in engaging in planning and developing action plans; and in initiating and monitoring a response.

    o Acquiring resources to respond and an awareness of how to track resources

    o Reporting activities to someone with authority either to seek direction or to account for their activities.

    · Familiarity with:

    o Risk communications, environmental infection control communications, and the general flow of communication information.

    o Coordinating medical services that include infrastructure, human resources, specimen transport, patient evacuation and care, medical equipment, and medical supplies.

    · Demonstrated experience in developing and providing effective training

    · Excellent writing skills and experience in development of strategic documents, briefing documents, protocols, survey tools, and reports.

    · Language proficiency in Hindi preferred

    · Level IV speaking and writing proficiency in English


    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to TaNisha Harris @ resumes@ctsglobalusa.com


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Closing date: 08 Mar 2017

    Job title:Operational Security Adviser (Stabilisation Unit)

    Location: London, with overseas travel

    Type of contract: Permanent

    Security clearance requirement: Current UK Security Check (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) desirable

    Salary: £53,950 per year

    Application deadline: 08 March 2017

    Our business:

    Crown Agents provides security advice, deployments, administrative, and other support services to the UK Stabilisation Unit (SU). The SU is a cross-government unit supporting UK government efforts to tackle instability overseas. It is physically located in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, King Charles Street, London SW1, which would be the principal place of work for this role. See www.stabilisationunit.gov.uk for more information on the SU.

    This role:

    We are looking for an Operational Security Adviser to join our security team. The team currently consists of two other Operational Security Advisers and a Security Desk Officer. A projected increase in workload means that we need to expand the team.

    The role involves advising the SU on security arrangements for its overseas deployees, as it serves the rest of Government (particularly DFID, MOD and FCO) in its efforts to tackle instability overseas. Tasks include:

    • Provide specialist security advice and support to SU activities and deployments to fragile and conflict affected environments, from planning and development through to operational delivery

    • Produce risk assessments and draft submissions that can be used to inform both risk owners and deploying staff on the risks and mitigations associated with deployments to specific, often high-threat, locations

    • Self-deploy, as necessary, to conduct security assessments and fact-finding in fragile and hostile environments

    • Complete comprehensive written reports with clear recommendations for the mitigation of assessed threats and risks

    • Deliver pre-deployment and post-deployment briefs for Stabilisation Unit deployees

    • Provide security support as necessary to deployed staff, including the provision of additional advice and the staffing (where appropriate) of approvals for high risk travel in mission

    • Initiate and manage information and threat warnings to deployed Stabilisation Unit staff, potentially within compressed timelines

    • Provide out of hours security advice and support to the Senior Leadership Team

    • Be prepared to deploy at short notice in a crisis response deployment that requires integrated security advice / management

    • Assess security threats and trends affecting SU deployees

    • Undertake any other advisory duties as directed by the Senior Operational Security Advisor

      Qualifications, skills and experience:

    • Extensive experience of operating in hostile environments overseas

    • Track record of providing security and safety advice for personnel and infrastructure against a spectrum of threats

    • Experience in producing written risk assessments under time pressure that reflect the realities faced by deployed staff

    • A broad understanding of international security issues, current affairs

    • A proven track record of support to deployed staff in a dynamic, operationally-focused environment

    • High quality written and verbal communication skills; unambiguous and succinct when dealing with complex ideas

    • The intellectual rigour and proven ability to synthesise information from multiple sources to provide effective security advice and assessments

    • Comfortable working to tight deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, and able to respond effectively to short notice assignments under pressure

    • Able to anticipate operational safety requirements based on imperfect information and indicators – happy to embrace uncertainty and work with ambiguity

    • Able to work both independently and as a team member

    • A proven track record in briefing policy and operational requirements to senior management, staff and other parties concisely and effectively

    • Able to be authoritative when necessary; withstanding challenge whilst sustaining effective working relationships across Whitehall and the security community

    • Previous Whitehall / HMG experience would be an advantage

    • A working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation would be an advantage

    • Experience in the preparation and delivery of security & safety training would be an advantage


    How to apply:

    Please go to the below link for the Job Description and application instructions:http://www.crownagents.com/jobs/permanent-vacancies/detail/operational-security-adviser-su


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    Organization: CTS Global
    Country: Bahamas
    Closing date: 10 Mar 2017

    Scope of Work:

    The contractor shall provide technical assistance, conduct program evaluations and advise CDC CRO, regional partners, and MoH officials regarding methods of improving and expanding intervention activities, capacity building activities and health systems strengthening activities, such that:

    • Ministries of Health and regional partners are able to plan, effectively manage, and evaluate HIV programs.
    • Assigned partner government capacity to lead the HIV response is strengthened.
    • Regional health systems, their capacity, and their impact are strengthened.

    Responsibilities/Duties:

    1. Provides program officer oversight and technical assistance to the Caribbean Health Leadership Institute (CHLI) at the University of the West Indies and to the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM) Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP).
    2. Provides technical assistance to Caribbean partner agencies on administrative matters to ensure that PEPFAR funded grants and cooperative agreements are making progress towards successful achievement of goals, objectives and targets.
    3. Provides technical assistance in preparing documents for management oversight visits, partnership meetings, and strategic planning exercises, as well as Funding Opportunity Announcements, Annual Program Statements, and other CRO needs.
    4. Provides technical assistance to Caribbean PEPFAR funded grants and Cooperative Agreements recipients; reviews cooperative agreement applications from partner agencies for technical soundness and appropriateness of budget requests.
    5. Provides technical assistance to implementing partners in the development of work plans; identifies and reports any problem areas to the CDC CRO Director and Deputy Director; recommends strategies and actions for solutions.

    Task Deliverables:

    · Review of plans, designs and implementation plans, analysis of outputs and outcomes, training needs assessments and training materials.

    Minimum Qualifications and/or Certifications:

    · Master’s degree or higher in public health, international development, or related field. With five (5) years post graduate work in public health

    · Experience working on in global health/development programs with at least 3-5 years’ experience in an international or resource challenged setting, preferably with an emphasis on HIV. Demonstrated broad technical knowledge and experience in program analysis and planning.

    · Minimum three (3) years’ progressively responsible experience that includes project management. With federal grants and budget processes and cycles.

    · Ability to travel

    · Superior technical skills and experience, knowledge and understanding of CDC and Ministry of Health business practices, PEPFAR guidance and directives, development principles and approaches, as well as situational assessment and interpretation skills.

    · At least three (3) years of experience working within the Caribbean region’s political and healthy systems; knowledge of regions health priorities.


    How to apply:

    Interested candidates should email their cover letter and CV to TaNisha Harris @ resumes@ctsglobalusa.com f


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    Organization: Department for International Development
    Country: South Sudan
    Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

    Summary of the role

    Who is The Department for International Development?

    The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s fight against global poverty, delivering aid to those in need all over the world. Since 1997, our passionate team has helped more than 250 million people lift themselves from poverty and 40 million more children to attend primary school. But there is still much to do.

    We work with national and international partners from two UK headquarters in London and Glasgow (East Kilbride) and a network of offices around the world. Wherever they’re based, all DFID staff is united by a single goal: to tackle poverty and improve the lives of people in developing countries.

    We offer a diverse range of challenging roles, and each provides an exciting career path and the chance to work at the heart of international development both in the UK and overseas.

    Do you want to change people’s lives? To know, when you go to work each day that you are making a difference? Then read on to see how….

    This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual to work across DFID South Sudan teams to support our programme and operational delivery. DFID South Sudan has an allocated budget of £156m in 2018/19, making it one of the largest programmes in East and Central Africa, but in a high risk environment and with some of the greatest delivery challenges of any DFID programme You will be a member of the Business Support Unit and working closely with colleagues in the Operational Excellence and Policy teams as well as the programme teams (Essential Services team and Humanitarian and Livelihoods team). This is a cross-cutting role and you will be expected to support teams on inducting new staff, organising programme field visits, supporting the programme leads on the programme forum and capacity building work, as well as supporting teams on fraud case management.

    We are looking for an experienced individual with a wide range of experience including operational and programme management support, and an excellent knowledge of DFID's systems and processes.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    The Operational and Programme Support Officer will:

    (i) Support to programme teams on fraud cases management and help track trends;

    (ii) Support to programme teams on travel risk assessment production, co-ordinating DFID’s field visit planning and maintaining the field visit tracker;

    (iii) Support to teams on the induction of new staff and provide admin and logistics support to DFID South Sudan visitors;

    (iv) Support on DFID pipeline issues and liaise with FCO corporate services team on estate and corporate issues;

    (v) Support in maintaining the status of our programme management trackers on business cases, annual reviews, project completion reviews and contracts;

    (vi) Support on DFID South Sudan Communications;

    (vii) Provide Head of Office secretariat support for the Heads of Cooperations (HoCs) and manage the mailing list

    Successful candidates will have:

    Essential criteria:

    The Operational and Programme Support Officer will be self-motivated with the ability to take a proactive approach to work, exercising sound decision making. Strong experience of operational and programme management support, ideally in a fragile and conflict-affected environment. The ability to work well with others and build good working relationships with staff of all levels of the organisation. They will be adaptable and capable of dealing with a varied workload, managing prioritisation and working to tight deadlines. They should also have excellent written and communications skills.

    Core UK civil service competences

    Candidates should be able to clearly demonstrate in their application examples of the following competencies:

    1. Collaborating and partnering

    2. Managing a quality survive

    3. Delivering at Pace

    Details of the above UK Civil service competencies are available at http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Civil-Service-Competency-Framework-July-2012.pdf


    How to apply:

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