HIV/AIDS Proposal Consultant
To Apply: To be considered for this consultancy, we request the following information be submitted on/before 5:00 pm EST on April 13, 2018 to Mary Pat Kieffer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your CV, cover letter, three references, and a completed Biodata form.
Consultant Terms of Reference
PCI has been active in the HIV/AIDS response since the early 1990s and its current portfolio spans the range of prevention, care, treatment, and support interventions. PCI has implemented HIV/AIDS prevention and response programming in several countries around the world and is currently active in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa; Botswana, Malawi and Zambia.
The primary goal for this consultancy is to ensure the overall technical and programmatic quality and of PCI’s Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) proposal. The candidate will have strong experience with PEPFAR and expertise in community health system strengthening, HIV testing and counseling, referral networks and community-facility linkages, HIV co-morbidities and prevention/control of other infectious diseases, as well as strategic use of data.
Scope of Work
The consultant will lead the development of PCI’s proposal, in collaboration with PCI’s US-based technical team and in-country program team, and will be accountable for the following deliverables:
•Travel to Zambia to work with the country team on program design and proposal development;
•Lead the project design and program planning, including state-of-the-art and evidence-based approaches for HIV/AIDS programs; lead or participate in the selection of appropriate methodologies for program implementation, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation, and research;
•Lead the writing and development of a Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) proposal for Zambia, including all components of Section I: Technical Approach as outlined in the RFA;
•Review and support development of other sections of the proposal, including but not limited to, Section II: Management and Qualifications Approach
Expected Timeframe for the Assignment
It is anticipated that the assignment will begin approximately April 20, 2018 and will run through May 11, 2018. This will depend on the timing of the request for a full proposal, but PCI expects total LOE not to exceed 20 days. This include 5 days pre- full proposal preparation, becoming familiar with the current program and concept note and two full weeks in Zambia writing the full proposal in conjunction with the PCI Zambia team.
•Advanced clinical degree, MPH or equivalent;
•At least 9 years of relevant professional experience, including international public health programming; with at least 5 years relevant overseas work experience;
•Significant recent experience with PEPFAR programming at country level; senior technical or management positions a plus;
•Strong data analysis and interpretation skills;
•Five years’ experience managing complex programs within a non-profit or community agency in a developing country context, particularly with community-based health programming;
•Experience or familiarity with US government grant proposal preparation and regulations;
•In-depth technical understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and of the links between gender, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, and other health issues;
•Excellent written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills, including ability to effectively communicate across cultures;
•Excellent program development and grant writing experience, with a track record of successfully leading proposal development efforts;
•Experience and ability in capacity building, mentoring and the provision of technical support;
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
•Fluency in English required;
•Computer literacy required; familiarity with all MS applications and spread sheet software required; statistical analysis ability a plus.
Job Location Washington, District of Columbia, United States Position Type Consulting