Senior Program Officer

RTI International (RTI), Pretoria, South Africa

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th February, 2018

Job Description

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes. We work with governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 5,000 tackles hundreds of projects to address complex social and scientific challenges facing our clients and the people and communities they serve. Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, and international development fields. RTI works in more than 75 countries and maintains offices on four continents. Our headquarters is in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions.

RTI is seeking an Senior Program Officer to provide support service to satisfy the overall operational objectives of CDC/DGHT South Africa through the existing CoAgs.

Specific objectives include:

  • Technical assistance to the HIV Care & Treatment, including TB/HIV, programs and activities supported by CDC/DGHT South Africa in accordance with South Africa Government (SAG) national guidelines and PEPFAR goals and principle.
  • The contractor serves as a technical advisor on HIV Care & Treatment, including TB/HIV, program and provide scientific and programmatic support to the Care & Treatment Branch of CDC/DGHT South Africa and its partner organizations, including the South Africa Department of Health.
  • The contractor provides implementation and technical support to CDC/DGHT South Africa and PEPFAR South Africa implementing partner organizations, universities and government.
  • The scope of work under this contact shall not include patient care or treatment and shall not involve direct contact with blood, bodily fluids or any patient samples. 


  • Graduate degree in medicine, nursing or other related health field
  • Post graduate degree in public health, health administration, or another related field
  • Advance training in epidemiology and public health evaluation


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