|Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Specialists|
|Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Specialist
The Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project (GH Pro) is seeking Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Specialists for upcoming USAID assignments. The locations of the position will range from assignments in the Washington, D.C. area to international assignments. Assignment durations ranges from 1-6 months.
The OVC Specialists are needed to support USAID field Missions and the Global Health Bureau, to conduct needs assessments, program evaluations, and program designs. The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical inputs into ongoing program planning, implementation, and evaluations. S/he will provide strategic technical guidance on OVC related issues to ensure that best practices, new developments and lessons learned are incorporated into USAID programming and projects. As OVC services are often interdisciplinary, the consultant may be required to work across USG agencies, programs and sectors, as well as collaborations with national governments and other donor organizations. Tasks may include: strategic planning, preparing work plans, providing technical assistance and technical leadership on child protection and OVC services, assessing OVC landscape and opportunities, conducting program/project evaluation, and supporting USAID in a wide range of OCV related programmatic activities.