MicroSystems Automation Group (MSAG) is recruiting for a VMMC Consulting Clinician and Technical Advisor to work at the U.S. Department of State in S/GAC. This is a contract position. Additional information about S/GAC and PEPFAR is available at www.pepfar.gov.
Major Duties and Responsibilities Serve as S/GAC technical lead on PEPFAR programming, policy, and strategic direction related to Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC).
Serve as Ex-Officio chair for the VMMC Technical Working Group (TWG).
Support the analysis of data related to VMMC, including optimal implementation strategies, geographic and site- level analyses, best practices to promote greater efficiencies and impact.
Promote initiatives to improve the quality of VMMC through implementation of appropriate procedures and quality assurance programs.
Provide technical guidance on VMMC with other subject matter experts, multilateral partners, and within the PEPFAR program and by representing PEPFAR at technical consultations.
Collaborate with Program Quality prevention advisor and other OGAC staff on enhancing HIV prevention, and other technical topics.
Collaborate with other units in S/GAC including Private Sector Engagement, Multilateral, Congressional Affairs, etc. and respond to requests for information, briefing documents, etc. as needed.
Oversee review of VMMC adverse events and reporting including: Participate in teleconference calls with S/GAC and agency staff and on the ground PEPFAR VMMC program clinical staff to discuss the clinical course for each case (multiple calls often required to discuss evolving situation)
Timely completion of Form #3/Headquarters Clinical Assessment Form with a clinical summary, outstanding issues, impressions and recommendations
Literature review as needed
Review of HQ policies and other VMMC-related documents, as needed Perform other related duties as assigned.
Position requires a Public Trust.