PASCA 3.0 will be the cornerstone of USAID”s HIV response work in Central America at the regional and national level. The project has the following objectives: 1.) Support government and non-governmental partners in the Central American region to achieve sustainable HIV epidemic control; and 2.) improve the human rights environment to reduce stigma and discrimination in the HIV response.
The Senior Sustainability Advisor will serve as a key member of the management team to advise the project’s overall strategy to ensure the sustainability of HIV/AIDS prevention and stigma-fighting policies and activities within the region. S/he will work closely with the country director in each country to understand the necessary policy changes to strengthen the management of resources for the national HIV response and reduce dependence on external resources for financing activities to reduce the number of new HIV infections through greater national ownership of the response.
Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:
Consideration for this pivotal role will be given to health professionals with 1) a clear understanding of HIV work within the region; 2) experience in PASCA or PEPFAR project management and 3) the ability to meet rigorous timelines, track results, effectively manage staff and multi-stakeholder relationships, and influence decision-making at the national level to create positive change.
In order to succeed in the challenging and varied role, you will have extensive experience in the following areas:
- Possess a master’s degree in business administration, economics or finance
- A minimum of 8 years of experience managing economic health programs with a minimum of 3 years of experience working in Central America
- Demonstrated experience as a senior advisor of similar Health or HIV/AIDS programs
- Extensive experience working in the private/public/civil society contexts and experience providing technical assistance to various countries in a variety of contexts
- Excellent command of English and Spanish, with strong verbal and written communication skills
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Closing Date: August 2, 2017.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted. Please submit your applications only to
Important Note: These positions will be hired once obtained the approval of the project and its corresponding funding.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy. As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.