Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC), a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery (DSD) to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. EpiC’s four main objectives are to:
Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among at-risk adult men, women, and priority populations Attain and maintain HIV epidemic control among key populations (KPs) Improve Program Management, Health Information systems, Human Resources for health (HRH), and financial systems to attain and maintain epidemic control Support the transition of direct funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet PEPFAR’s goal of providing 70 percent of its funding to local partners by 2020.
Under the supervision and mentorship of the Program Manager and Director" id="link" class="link">Deputy Director, Program Management, the Intern will have the opportunity to learn about how a global HIV project spanning approximately 30+ countries operates and adapts, particularly in the context of COVID-10. The intern will provide programmatic support to a portfolio of countries, with the following responsibilities:
- Designs, implements, and coordinates specific program activities as assigned by supervisor, primarily for a Francophone portfolio of countries.
- Coordinate reviews and editing to ensure high quality program deliverables, including quarterly reports, workplans and subaward documents.
- Organize and participate in team meetings and country calls, taking the lead for documenting key discussion points and action items.
- Work with program backstop to track completion of action items resulting from calls.
- Work with program team and technical team to engage consultants and staff as needed to support Program Implementation
- Support program teams in development of subawards with local partners for service delivery at country level
Experience and Education:
- Student currently enrolled in a graduate program with 1 year of work experience in international development or program backstopping preferred.
- Minimum requirement is an Associate’s Degree or its International Equivalent in a Related Field.
- Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with partners and staff.
- Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English; knowledge of French preferred
- 1 year of work experience utilizing the Microsoft Office suite
- Receives mentorship by Program Manager and Deputy Director, Program Management
- Contributes to departmental functions to achieve goals and acquire work experience.
- Receives general instructions on assignments and work is reviewed for accuracy and completion.
- Available three to five days a week; full-time availability preferred
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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