Senior Health Advisor

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
ID
2022-6589
Category
Global Health/Public Health
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Summary Statement

Credence Management Solutions employs hard-working, passionate individuals who bring innovation, accountability, and a growth mindset to the many missions we support across the US Federal Government. Employee empowerment is part of the fabric of our corporate culture through which we emphasize opportunity, recognition, reward, and retention. At Credence, we follow the principles of servant leadership and believe that serving and supporting others is critical to both our individual and collective achievements. We have only one measure of success. Yours.

 

We are hiring for positions under the Global Health Training, Advisory, Support Contract (GHTASC) in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health (GH). These roles deliver institutional support services in a wide range of technical areas at the junior, mid-, senior, and expert levels.

 

We are a diverse, enthusiastic family of subject matter experts, business professionals, and practitioners who all share a common goal of providing excellent services to our government customers. If you want to work in a dynamic and fast-growing environment with highly motivated colleagues, then Credence is the right place for you!

 

Credence Management Solutions is seeking a Senior Health Advisor. See below for more information on this exciting opportunity and apply to join Credence today!

 

Position Summary

The Senior Health Advisor will primarily support the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) as a Credence Institutional Support Contractor (ISC). The Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) within USAID is responsible for facilitating and coordinating US Government (USG) humanitarian assistance overseas. BHA provides humanitarian assistance to save lives, alleviate human suffering, and reduce the social and economic impact of humanitarian emergencies worldwide. Within BHA, the Office of Technical and Program Quality (TPQ) provides technical assistance and support for a variety of humanitarian sectors.

 

Note: This is a one-year term limited position with the possibility of extension to another year.

Responsibilities

The Senior Health Advisor will serve as part of the TPQ Health Team, which consists of advisors in humanitarian health and pharmaceuticals and medical commodities. S/he may also work with other teams of the Public Health and Nutrition (PHN) Division , including advisors in nutrition, and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), and in TPQ including in agriculture, protection and vulnerable populations, and shelter and settlements, to provide a multidisciplinary approach to disaster response and risk reduction. The Senior Advisor will receive day to day guidance from the TPQ Health Team Lead, but will largely operate independently with minimal guidance.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology or equivalent and 10 years or Bachelors degree and 12 years relevant experience in the field of global public health or equivalent education and work experience
  • Experience working in a technical capacity for an international nongovernmental organization, public international organization, or USG agency working in humanitarian relief and response in emergency public health, and at least two (2) years’ experience working in a humanitarian setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret strategy; to analyze, develop and present work results; and to monitor and evaluate implementation of programs.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and presentation
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance required.

Competencies/Performance Criterion

  • Innovation: Employee takes initiative to propose new ideas/approaches, and demonstrates ability to find new and better ways to accomplish work.
  • Customer Service: Handles customer questions and complaints, communicates with customers, handles service problems politely and efficiently, always available for customers, follows procedure to solve customer problems, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of work responsibilities and holds high standards. Keeps commitments and takes appropriate actions to ensure obligations are met. Pursues efficiency and effectiveness and adheres to Organization policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Employee demonstrates ability to work in cooperation with others and communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, clients and other outside contacts.
  • Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues professional development that is aligned with organizational role, contribution, and goals. Proactively shares knowledge with others to foster learning across the Organization.

Full salary range for this position is: $126,100 to $189,020 per year with the starting salary determined based on candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, and education, in addition to budget availability.

 

Prior to submitting your application your resume must include relevant paid and non-paid experience showing dates held with month, year and hours worked per week for each position. Please ensure that all relevant experience and education is documented on your resume. There is no limitation to resume length; updates to resumes will not be accepted during the interview and selection process.

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