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1 GS-14 - Choose one answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • 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.
2

Do you have demonstrated expertise related to the development, implementation and oversight of complex communications strategies for large-scale HIV/AIDS health programs in low- to middle-income countries?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3

Identify the statements that reflect your experience providing program/project management with respect to the planning and implementation of effective HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies.

Answer to this question is required
  • Researched program management practices and trends, methods of program strategies, and resource allocation, which influence the future strategic direction of a high-profile communications strategy.
  • Evaluated Agency and international programs and policies that relate to HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies, and recommended changes to current operational policies and procedures.
  • Led teams and cross-organizational groups performing comprehensive reviews to assess, evaluate, improve and enhance organization, country, or international HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies.
  • Advised senior management on programming and policies that relate to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications strategy.
  • None of the above.
4

Choose the statements that describe your experience in the development of programs and/or projects focused on developing or implementing a high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications strategy.

Answer to this question is required
  • Participated in the design of a strategy for implementing a high-profile communications plan.
  • Designed a project to strengthen an existing high-profile communications plan.
  • Led the development of policy to enhance comprehensive programming related to HIV/AIDS communications strategy and methods.
  • Provided technical comments for the development of a program and/or project focused on an HIV/AIDS communications plan.
  • None of the above.
5 Select the statements which describe your experience contributing to a communications plan relative to a global development, global health, and/or HIV/AIDS program. Answer to this question is required
  • I gathered information on special initiatives, new program strategies, and best practices.
  • I developed and executed a comprehensive strategy for conveying information about program activities to various audiences.
  • I developed creative methods to convey information about the organization`s programs and initiatives to the public.
  • I managed the development and implementation of a broad strategy for targeted communications that have both national and international implications.
  • None of the above.
6 Have you proactively reached out to the news media to communicate your organization`s policies and programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7

Which of the following types of teams have you collaborated with, with respect to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies?

Answer to this question is required
  • A team within my immediate work group
  • Professional experts
  • Contractors/grantees
  • A multi-disciplinary, diverse or cross-functional team
  • A multi-organizational or multi-agency team
  • Multilateral organizations
  • None of the above
8

Select the statements that describe your experience collaborating and/or partnering with others in order to plan and implement effective HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies.

Answer to this question is required
  • Provided joint recommendations pertaining to a HIV/AIDS health program communications plan.
  • Led joint strategy development to support development and/or implementation of an HIV/AIDS health program communications strategy.
  • Participated in joint assessments of HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies to gauge efficacy and opportunities for improvement.
  • None of the above.
9

From the following list select the groups with which you have maintained effective working relationships in order to plan and implement effective HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies.

Answer to this question is required
  • National health officials in low- and middle-income countries
  • International health officials
  • Supply Chain Managers in low- and middle-income countries
  • Bureaus
  • USAID Missions
  • Contractors and Grantees
  • Donor organizations/private foundations
  • Private and commercial sector entities
  • Employees
  • Co-workers
  • Multilateral organizations
  • None of the above
10

Select from the following list the activities that describe your leadership experience in coordinating with various stakeholders, including planning, implementing and monitoring large-scale communications plans.

Answer to this question is required
  • Across multiple agencies or implementing partners, coordinate complex, large-scale communications plans.
  • Participate in communications coordination efforts with funders and collaborators.
  • Plan and implement multi-country communications activities.
  • Help secure ownership of relevant stakeholders in planning and implementing large-scale communications strategies.
  • Work with local institutions and stakeholders in planning and implementing large-scale communications strategies.
  • None of the above.
11

Choose the responses that describe your experience developing, leading, directing, and motivating a diverse staff, taking into account individual goals, values, and sensitivities.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided guidance to people to prioritize work and then accomplish it in a timely, satisfactory manner.
  • I have led professional and administrative staff in the design and delivery of programs and projects.
  • I have led, directed, and motivated team members to accomplish specific projects.
  • I have monitored team progress and evaluated activities of a team.
  • None of the above.
12 Choose the statements that describe the management tasks you performed on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  • I have assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
  • I have worked with employees to identify their developmental and training needs based on organizational goals and budget realities.
  • I have interviewed candidates for positions.
  • I have addressed employee conduct issues by seeking appropriate supervisory actions such as verbal admonishments or suspensions.
  • I have developed performance standards and evaluated employees` work.
  • I have recommended awards and promotions.
  • None of the above.
13 Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience managing others. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience providing leadership for team projects and overseeing individual and staff activities and job performance.
  • I have experience in monitoring team progress and evaluating activities of a team.
  • I have experience planning, organizing, and coordinating work assignments for others.
  • None of the above
14

Select the statement that best describes your management experience in advancing high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies.

Answer to this question is required
  • Administered programs to strengthen the capacity of local institutions and partnerships with local organizations in order to assume management of health programs.
  • Developed and monitored systems to track the progress of a partner country‚Äôs public health initiatives.
  • Identified and promoted initiatives that improve the impact of resource use and health program sustainability.
  • Participated in the development of a program strategy and negotiated its adoption and implementation with stakeholders.
  • None of the above.
15 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience analyzing and evaluating organizational and operational problems related to complex communications plans for large-scale HIV/AIDS health programs in low- to middle-income countries, and developing solutions to such 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.
16

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience in evaluating HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies and reporting findings?

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.
17 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience addressing complex administrative or operational issues during the course of meeting Agency, Bureau or Mission program goals and objectives pertaining to development and oversight of complex communications plans for large-scale HIV/AIDS health programs in low- to 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.
18

Which statement best describes your highest level of experience communicating, in writing, information that relates to the planning and implementation of effective, high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications strategies?

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.
19

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 unprecedented issues related to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • I have interpreted and clarified information (e.g., rules, procedures) for decision-makers within my organization on issues related to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • I have briefed managers and executives outside of my organization on issues related to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • I have initiated and facilitated discussions with individuals and groups to acquire specific programmatic and/or technical information related to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • I have instructed an audience with mixed levels of comprehension on subjects pertaining to high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • I have made scientific, technical or programmatic presentations at professional meetings that were focused on high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • Between organizational entities, I have facilitated communication and activities focused on high-profile HIV/AIDS health program communications plans.
  • None of the above.
20 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)
    20.1 If you selected "Other" above, please specify. Maximum length of 250 characters.