Pact seeks a part-time Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Consultant for the Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment, and Virus Elimination (ACHIEVE) program. ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners. The part-time OVC Consultant will provide targeted technical assistance in the Dominican Republic and likely other countries to address barriers to HIV-related care and treatment and to facilitate access to other key, complementary services. The program will build the capacity of local implementing partners to design, implement and track services received in accordance with PEPFAR requirements.
The part-time OVC Consultant will provide technical and strategic leadership of all technical and programmatic aspects of the project. S/he reports to the Project Director and works with technical project staff to ensure that objectives are met, and all activities are implemented with fidelity and responsive to the needs of the host country and intended beneficiaries.