Vacancies at the American Embassy in Lusaka
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/All Sources
POSITION: Branch Chief – Care, Treatment and Prevention
OPENING DATE: March 23, 2016
CLOSING DATE: April 13, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-Time, 40 Hours/Week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 13 (Starting salary
ZK 541,237.14 p.a.);
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): Base Schedule FP-02 (Starting
salary $ 83,173)
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST
HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
The U.S. Mission in Zambia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Branch
Chief – Care, Treatment and Prevention.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under the leadership of the CDC Director and Associate Director for Science, incumbent provides
technical oversight and guidance in the implementation of CDC funded activities in relation to Care,
Treatment and Prevention in Zambia. Responsibilities include direct supervision of the specialists in
the Care, Treatment and Prevention Branch to ensure that the planned activities are carried out in a
timely manner, either directly by CDC or through CDC’s implementing partners in Zambia.
Coordinates’clinical care, treatment and prevention activities with the CDC Senior Management Team, includingProgram Management and other Branches to ensure that program implementation is effective and activities adhere to best practices.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is
An Equal Opportunity Employer
1. EDUCATION: Post-graduate degree in medicine with a valid license to practice medicine in
Zambia is required. A postgraduate degree in public health and/or tropical medicine is also
2. EXPERIENCE: A combination of at least eight (8) years of medical practice, research or
teaching in the area of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, or Sexually Transmitted Infections is required.
3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) English and Level III (good working knowledge) of one or
more indigenous languages spoken in Zambia is required. English Language proficiency will be
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent written and oral communication is required.
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrated clinical knowledge and expertise in the area of HIV/AIDS
care, treatment and prevention is required.