Job Description

Position Summary: ICAP at Columbia University, a Global Health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as Technical Consultants in Peru or Colombia. Reporting to the South America Project Lead, the incumbent will be responsible for the Design and/or adaptation of technical documents, communication and training materials to support the Ministries of Health in improving the Hiv Prevention and treatment services for Venezuelan migrants in Peru and Colombia.

The successful candidate will have a clinical background and master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, or related field. The incumbent will have an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the major issues affecting Venezuelan migrants in South America, with in-depth knowledge of the implementation of HIV programs in Colombia or Peru.

Major Accountabilities:

The Technical Consultant will:
  • Conduct informal interviews with national key informants and in-depth desk review to define the specific requirements of the materials to be designed;
  • Ensure that the designed materials meet the national guidelines and international standards of each topic and procedure.
  • Lead the development and/or refinement of materials, including technical updates, clinical guidelines, protocols, algorithms, dosing guides and other clinical support tools.
  • Validate the content and design of the materials with a sample of the target audiences and make the required adjustments;
  • Deliver online workshops fully or partially according to the needs of the project.
  • Specific deliverables and timelines will be discussed and agreed upon with the consultant
throughout the Project Implementation.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.
Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of related experience working in the field of HIV/AIDS in Colombia and/or in Peru with at least three years of experience in clinical and/or epidemiological research and adult hiv care and treatment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent and effective communication skills in written and spoken English and Spanish
  • Demonstrated experience in public speaking on clinical care issues in a manner which reflects subject matter expertise
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to participate in multidisciplinary team process to deliver high quality HIV/AIDS services.
Travel requirements:

  • Does not apply.
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