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Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/19/FT32
Title: Fast-Track Adviser, Côte D'Ivoire
Grade: P4
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  two years
Date: 21 May 2019
Application Deadline: 11 June 2019 Selection in Progress
Organization unit: AI/RSD Regional Support Team, West and Central Africa (AI/RSD)
Duty station:  Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire
Provide leadership and coordinate support for an expanded UN system response to support countries towards ending the AIDS epidemic as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. To promote, support and provide guidance to national partners and the UN system in reaching Global AIDS targets by 2020 with a Fast-Track approach to rapidly scale up HIV services focused on populations and in locations most affected by the epidemic. Promote effective use of strategic information and documentation of trends on the epidemic and the response as well as provide intellectual leadership on the status of the response to HIV in the country.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:
Under the supervision of the UCD and the guidance of the Fast Track Implementation Department Director, and working in close collaboration with the Fast Track Implementation Department as a whole, support the Fast-Track implementation at country and sub-national level, in implementing the 2016 Political Declaration

1. Support and facilitate strategic partnerships and alliances between UNAIDS Cosponsors, national governments, key donors, implementers, and members of civil society organizations regarding Fast-Track Implementation, including but not limited to supporting mechanisms for information sharing, ideas and lessons-learnt; planning and overseeing the effective provision of technical support to address country barriers to implementation and accelerated responses

2. Support the development of guidance on innovative strategies to support national prevention and treatment responses focusing on locations and population groups with high risk of transmission to set and reach the targets of the 2016 political declaration.

3. Support enhanced country impact through developing guidance and tools for innovative solutions, programme design, and service delivery options, including but not limited to the development and implementation of community service delivery, differentiated models of care and support, innovative systems for integration and the elimination of parallel systems; analysis and conversion of evidence and programme data into policy guidance for country and sub-national level responses.

4. Support the collection, analysis, and dissemination of national and sub-national programmatic and financial data to identify key programmatic and financial gaps and inefficiencies; determinants of HIV vulnerability and risk, prevention, treatment and care methods and packages, and facilitate evidence based programme decisions at national and sub-national level for improving results.

5. Support the integration of innovation, human rights and gender in Fast-Track programming closely collaborating national partners and UNAIDS gender, civil society and human rights focal points.

6. Support the work on programme sustainability and transition planning and ensure close collaboration and coordination with Cosponsors, national governments, key partners, and members of civil society organizations.

7. Perform other related duties as assigned, including replacing and backstopping others
Essential: Advanced university degree at the Master's level or equivalent in Public Health, International Health, Social or Political Science. For internal candidates a first university degree and 9 years of experience will be considered as equivalent.
1. Commitment to the AIDS response
2. Integrity
3. Respect for diversity

Core competencies
1. Working in teams
2. Communicating with impact
3. Applying expertise
4. Delivering results
5. Driving change and innovation
6. Being accountable

Managerial competencies
1. Vision and strategic thinking
2. Leading teams
3. Managing performance and resources
4. Developing and empowering others
5. Exercising sound judgement
6. Building relationships and Networks
Essential: 7 years of experience at international level in the area of Programme Development, Evidence, Policy Analysis and Monitoring and Evaluation.

Desirable: Experience in Programme Data Analysis and Preparation and Implementation of Evidence informed Programmes; knowledge of the HIV epidemic and its impact.
Essential: Advanced knowledge of English and French.

Desirable: Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.
Additional Information:
Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy. The above-mentioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.

Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 72,637 at single rate
Post Adjustment: 42.9 % of the figure(s) on the left side. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.

Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.

Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.

Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information.

Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at: https://erecruit.unaids.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
Selection in Progress

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