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Grade: 13

1 GS-13: In addition to the basic requirements, please select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science, GS-13, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in or related to the work of this position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.
2 Basic Requirement: All candidates must meet the basic requirements for this position. Please select the one answer that best describes your educational background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's degree in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
  • I do not meet the education requirement described above.
3 GS-13 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience.
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
4

Have you been responsible for developing and/or implementing major program initiatives for an organization to improve HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5

Identify the statements that reflect your experience providing program/project management with respect to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.

Answer to this question is required
  • Research program management practices and trends, methods of program strategies, and resource allocation, which influence the future strategic direction for HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Evaluate Agency and international programs and policies that support HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries and recommend changes to current operational policies and procedures
  • Participate on teams and cross-organizational groups performing comprehensive reviews to assess, evaluate, improve and enhance organization, country, or global programs and policies pertaining to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Advise senior management on programming and policies pertaining to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • None of the above.
6

Select the statements that describe your project management experience related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.

Answer to this question is required
  • Administered programs/projects for improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Developed and monitored systems to track the progress of initiatives to improve HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Identified and promoted initiatives that improve the impact of resource use and sustainability of investments for improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Participated in the development of a sustainability strategy for improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries and negotiated its adoption and implementation with stakeholders.
  • None of the above.
7

Which statement best describes your experience reviewing documents written by others that relate to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • Served as an authoritative figure in reviewing and editing documents produced by others to ensure sound quality and content prior to dissemination or publication.
  • Served as a technical expert to review documents that others have written for technical accuracy and proper content.
  • Served as a peer reviewer to edit documents written by others to ensure correct grammar and clarity.
  • I have not been responsible for reviewing and editing documents produced by others.
8

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience providing technical advice and guidance on programmatic and policy matters related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.
9

Select the HIV biomedical prevention program components in which you have experience supporting multiple low- and middle-income countries.

(Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision) and (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

Answer to this question is required
  • PrEP service delivery, including providing technical assistance to sites, projects, or host country government counterparts related to implementation of PrEP
  • VMMC service delivery, including providing technical assistance to sites, projects, or host country government counterparts related to implementation of VMMC
  • PrEP policy and strategic planning, including working with PEPFAR, multilateral partners, or in-country partners to create and approve policy and strategies for PrEP
  • VMMC policy and strategic planning, including working with PEPFAR, multilateral partners, or in-country partners to create and approve policy and strategies for VMMC
  • VMMC safety and quality assurance, including experience with external quality assurance of VMMC sites and/or intervening on safety or quality issues within VMMC programs
  • Demand creation related to PrEP and VMMC, including technical assistance to programs, projects and host country government counterparts on generating demand for biomedical prevention services
  • None of the above
10

Select the statements that describe your experience in working with program data to monitor and improve HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries. (PEPFAR: U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief)

Answer to this question is required
  • Participated in comprehensive data reviews, such as PEPFAR quarterly program accountability and oversight review teams, to monitor country progress in coverage of biomedical prevention programs.
  • Participated in strategic planning or budget setting for biomedical prevention programs, based on data such as coverage, capacity or modeling data.
  • Utilized or triangulated data from various sources to inform program planning.
  • Utilized data visualization tools such as Tableau, PEPFAR Panorama, DHS or PHIA tools in order to facilitate program decision making.
  • None of the above.
11

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and evaluating organizational and operational problems related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries, and developing solutions to the problems?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.
12 Select the statement that best describes your experience analyzing and evaluating current organization policies, procedures or strategies in order to recommend alternatives to support strengthening of HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.
13

Which statements best describe your level of experience communicating in writing scientific or technical information related to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have published peer-reviewed manuscripts in the field focused on either HIV or HIV biomedical prevention.
  • I have synthesized data or program lessons learned into technical reports related to biomedical prevention.
  • I have prepared written briefs or policy documents related to biomedical prevention intended for broad audiences, including policy-makers and program decision makers.
  • I have created or contributed significantly to program planning documents such as annual work plans, budget requests or proposals for new work.
  • I communicate clearly and effectively on complex technical issues, including via email and in presentations intended for senior staff and/or host country counterparts.
  • None of the above
14

Choose the statements that best describe how you have applied oral communication skills in a professional setting on a regular and recurring basis.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have influenced decision-makers, both internal and external, to reach a consensus on potentially controversial or novel issues related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have interpreted and clarified information (e.g., rules, procedures) for decision-makers within my organization on issues related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have briefed managers and executives outside of my organization on issues related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have initiated and facilitated discussions with host-country government representatives and local groups to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information related to improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have instructed an audience with mixed levels of comprehension on improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have made scientific, technical or programmatic presentations at professional meetings focused on HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • I have facilitated communication and activities between organizational entities on improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • None of the above.

Grade: 14

1 GS-14: In addition to the basic requirements, please select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science, GS-14, position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in or related to the work of this position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  • I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.
2 Basic Requirement: All candidates must meet the basic requirements for this position. Please select the one answer that best describes your educational background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a bachelor's degree in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences that provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
  • I do not meet the education requirement described above.
3

Have you managed global health systems strengthening projects and worked with developing country government officials to design and implement strategies which result in better allocation of country health sector resources and achievement of more equitable health outcomes in developing country settings?

  • Yes
  • No
4 GS-14 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose the one answer that best describes your experience.
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
5 GS-14 In addition to the basic requirement, choose the one answer that best describes your experience.
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
6 GS-14 - In addition to the basic requirement, choose the one answer that best describes your experience.
  • I possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service performing work related to the duties of the position described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not meet the requirement as described above.
7

Choose the statements that describe your experience in providing technical expertise and leadership to develop and/or improve HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.

Answer to this question is required
  • Participated in the design of a strategy for improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Designed a project to improve HIV biomedical programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Led the development of policy to strengthen comprehensive programming focused on improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Provided technical comments for the development of a program and/or project focused on improving HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • None of the above.
8

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience addressing complex administrative or operational issues during the course of meeting Agency, Bureau or overseas Missions’ goals and objectives for HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.
9

Select the statements that describe your experience in the development of policy recommendations and strategies to support the financial, technical, and programmatic components of HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.

Answer to this question is required
  • Participated in the design of a strategy to support comprehensive programs focused on HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Designed a project in support of a country‚Äôs strategic plan related to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Led the development of policy to strengthen comprehensive strategic programming focused on HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Provided technical comments for the development of policy and strategies pertaining to HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.
  • None of the above.
10

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience leading and overseeing the development and/or implementation of HIV biomedical prevention programs in low- and middle-income countries.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor.
  • I have supervised the performance of this task or trained others to perform the task.

Grade: All Grades

1

Do you have demonstrable experience in developing, implementing and/or strengthening VMMC and PrEP programs related to HIV health programs in low- to middle-income countries?

(Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision) and (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a Presidential appointee (with or without Senate confirmation), Schedule A or Schedule C political appointee, an appointee serving in a political capacity under an agency-specific authority, or a Noncareer SES employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Where Did You Hear About Us? Answer to this question is required
  • USAID's Website
  • USAJOBS Website
  • General Job Information Website
  • Agency Employee
  • School Placement Center
  • Job Fair/Recruitment Event
  • Development Executive Group
  • Professional Journal
  • Newspaper Ad
  • Other Print Ad
  • Other (please specify)
    3.1 If you selected "Other" above, please specify. Maximum length of 250 characters.