Opportunity in Washington, DC
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through ZemiTek partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire a qualified individual for the following position:
Title: Waste Management Advisor
United States Agency for International Development/Uganda Office of Health and HIV
With more than 30 years’ experience providing information technology (IT) and management consulting services worldwide, Rosa Caldas, formed ZemiTek in 2007. Based in the Washington, DC metro area, ZemiTek delivers solutions to the federal government by supporting agencies such as USAID, US Patent and Trademark Office, US Department of Justice, US Department of Agriculture, and Department of Homeland Security, among others; and internationally to their missions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Middle East.
CAMRIS International is among the top 20 USAID contractors for the third year in a row. CAMRIS realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective programs and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, CAMRIS combines proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.
The purpose of this short-term consultancy is to support the integrated health task team in USAID/Uganda’s Office of Health and HIV to design a new activity to support medical waste management at USAID-supported health centers. USAID/Uganda is transitioning PEPFAR resources from international implementing partners to local Ugandan entities. The design team envisions a new activity for which competition will be restricted to a local Ugandan entity. The purpose of the activity is to ensure that hazardous medical waste generated by health centers is appropriately stored, removed, and destroyed in compliance with U.S. government regulations.
The consultant will coordinate with the integrated health design team. The consultant will work within the Office of Health and HIV and coordinate closely with USAID/Uganda support offices including the Office of Acquisition and Assistance, Office of Financial Management, Office of Program and Policy Development, Resident Legal Officer, and Mission Environment Officer.
The consultant will report to the USAID/Uganda HIV/AIDS Project Management Specialist Sheila Kyobutungi who will be the primary logistical coordinator for the consultant.
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This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
ZemiTek and CAMRIS International are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.