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Public Health Specialist in Surveillance Job in Juba Southern Sudan

Open to Sudanese Nationals eligible to work in Southern Sudan
Public Health Specialist in Surveillance with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Juba Sudan
Deadline: Applications must be received not later than Sunday, May 01, 2011 at Embassy – Khartoum.
Go http://sudan.usembassy.gov/job_opportunities.html for full information on required application procedures and documents.
This is a Full-time position at the FSN-11
Basic pay $33,701.0 USD per year.
Basic Functions:
The Public Health Specialist (Surveillance) is the HIV/AIDS survey and disease surveillance portfolio manager.
Job holder is the public health advisor responsible for providing technical expertise and assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and other participating partners in the design, implementation and strengthening of routine disease surveillance systems and the conduct of large, complex surveys designed to measure HIV prevalence and other indicators of importance to evaluating the impact of HIV control programs.
Carrying out these functions requires public health technical knowledge, results-oriented data analysis, advocacy, and the ability to facilitate communication and maintain collaborative working relationships with partner organizations.
Job holder reports directly to the CDC Country Director and plays an active leadership role in the Mission’s PEPFAR Strategic Information (SI) Technical Working Group (TWG) and/or the Multisectored Technical Group.
Qualifications:
Education: Masters {Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science Public Health (MSHP)} Degree or host country equivalent in public health, medicine, public health policy, epidemiology, demography, or behavioral science.
Work Experience: Five years of mid- to senior-level public health experience in the management and development of epidemiological surveillance and/or large scale surveys of HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, or care programs are required. One additional year of experience at the managerial level.
Language Proficiency: Fluent in English (Level IV)
Skills:
·         Strong analytical skills to readily understand and discuss new surveillance program design;
·         Excellent oral and written communications skills;
·         Excellent overall computer skills and advanced skill levels in use of at least one of the more common epidemiologic data analysis software (EPINFO, STATA, SAS, or SPSS)

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