Public Health Administrative Specialist

Embaixada dos Estados Unidos da América

The U.S. Embassy is recruiting a Public Health Administrative Specialist (Cooperative Agreement), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

  • Job holder is a senior specialist responsible for oversight at the post level of the administrative aspects of the agency’s cooperative agreements portfolio
  • Job holder's administrative role extends throughout the life cycle of the implementing instrument, beginning with funding proposal preparation, initial award and carrying through to close out. These administrative functions provide the infrastructure for effective and coordinated implementation, monitoring and overall administrative management of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) PEPFAR-funded and other public health programmatic activities carried out by implementing partners in country
  • Job holder serves as a key advisor to the Country Director and Deputy Director on cooperative agreement issues such as reporting compliance and funding accountability
  • Job holder serves as the liaison between agency headquarters procurement officials and program managers and works closely with agency technical staff, senior staff of other agencies as well as senior managers of collaborating partners on cooperative agreement execution issues
  • Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree or host country equivalent in public administration, business administration, management, accounting, finance, public health or international development is required
    • Five years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in a public health or international development program that includes administrative management of acquisitions, grants, contracts or cooperative agreement documentation and reporting, files management and exposure to external clients is required
    • Level III English (speaking/writing) is required. (This will be tested)
    • Level IV Portuguese (fluency in both written and oral) is required. (This will be tested)
    • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
    • CVs and incomplete application packages will not be considered
    How to Apply
    • To apply, please submit the DS-174 form with all supporting proof of degree, certification and CVs. Instructions on how to obtain and fill the DS-174 form can be found online at:
    • All interested candidates for this position must submit their applications through the following link:
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  • Published 15.12.2017
  • Expires 14.01.2018
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