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  • Financial Specialist (Position Grade: FSN-10) (Closing Date: April 24, 2015)

    STARTING SALARY: 328,632 Gross NAD per annum

    The U.S. Embassy in Windhoek is seeking applications from all interested candidates for the Financial Specialist job vacancy in the Financial Management Section of the Embassy. This is the senior position in the financial section and acts as the de-facto deputy to the Financial Management Officer (FMO).  The incumbent serves as the local expert on financial matters at the Embassy and is responsible for planning, analyzing and drafting budgets and advises key decision-makers on formulation and implementation of budgets and related issues.  Supervises four (4) staff members and provides work guidance to the Cashier.  (PDF 245 KB)

    All applications must be submitted via e-mail to HROWindhoek@state.gov with FMO-Financial Specialist in the subject line.

  • Public Health Specialist - HIV/AIDS Prevention (Position Grade: FSN-11) (Closing Date: April 24, 2015)

    STARTING SALARY: 377,340 Gross NAD per annum

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Windhoek is seeking an individual for the full-time position of Public Health Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention). The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Prevention, Care and Treatment Team Leader (CDC) and will be the key public health advisor on prevention to the HIV/AIDS Team Lead. Design, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of a broad range of agency-funded HIV prevention program activities and studies required to implement the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS relief (PEPFAR). Represent CDC Namibia on HIV prevention issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. The incumbent will manage the HIV Prevention grants, contracts and cooperative agreements and coordinates funding, reporting and administration with the extramural team to ensure projects are conducted and USG funds are appropriately utilized. (PDF 243 KB)

    All applications must be submitted via e-mail to HROWindhoek@state.gov with CDC-Public Health Specialist (HIV/AIDS Prevention) in the subject line.

  • Public Health Specialist – Deputy Director for Programs (Position Grade: FSN-12) (Closing Date: April 24, 2015)

    STARTING SALARY: 448,579 Gross NAD per annum

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Windhoek is seeking an individual for the full-time position of Public Health Specialist - Deputy Director for Programs. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the CDC Country Director and provides strategic guidance to the technical team. Provides oversight and collaboratively guides overall program direction of President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded programs. Works with CDC and other US Government agencies, as well as the Government of Namibia, in developing and monitoring the implementation of the annual PEPFAR Country Operational Plan. Participates in key decision-making and provides strategic guidance to the entire PEPFAR country team in Namibia including decisions related to the commitment of resources, hiring of personnel and allocation of funds. The incumbent will set up a mentorship program for doctors and nurses in HIV/AIDS treatment facilities in Namibia. Collaborates with a broad spectrum of senior-level professionals including host government ministries and agencies, international organizations such as WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, World Bank, and other public and private organizations involved in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs to ensure that all programmatic activities are consistent with and complimentary to the host government goals. (PDF 247 KB)
     
    All applications must be submitted via e-mail to HROWindhoek@state.gov with CDC-Public Health Specialist - Deputy Director for Programs in the subject line.

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