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   ADVISOR - PEPFAR AND GFATM IMPLEMENTATION (UNAIDS/20/FT51)

15 April 2021
 
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Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/20/FT51
 
Title: Advisor - PEPFAR and GFATM Implementation
 
Grade: P4
 
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
 
Duration of contract:  2 years
 
Date: 27 November 2020
 
Application Deadline: 19 December 2020 Selection in Progress
 
Organization unit: AI/RST Regional Support Team, Caribbean (AI/RST)
 
Duty station:  Port-au-Prince Haiti
 
MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT:
Provide leadership and coordinate support for an expanded UN system response to support the country towards ending AIDS as a public health threat as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a Fast-Track approach to rapidly scale up HIV services focused on populations and locations most affected by the epidemic. Promote effective use of strategic information to better understand and track the epidemic as well as trends, and to measure progress and the sustainable impact of the response. Support efforts to strengthen the capacities of communities and their meaningful engagement in health, social protection and human rights mechanisms. Provide intellectual leadership to guide policy decisions and programmes, including the creation of an enabling political, fiscal and legal environment to achieve Zero new HIV infections, Zero AIDS-related deaths and Zero stigma and discrimination as set out in global policy declarations adopted by UN Member States. Ensure full integration of efforts with UN Reform developments. Promote, support and provide guidance to national partners and the UN system in integrating HIV and AIDS into wider UHC and country development challenges while reaching global AIDS targets to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 and leave no one behind.
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 and at country level with Fast-Track adviser, community mobilization adviser, strategic information adviser, advance effective collaboration with national partners, PEPFAR country offices and development partners, Global Fund CCM, PRs and civil society members and other stakeholders to promote robust country planning and implementation processes with efficient and effective complementary alignment of Global Fund and PEPFAR investments.
- Facilitate and support the strong and strategic engagement of UNAIDS country office with the Global Fund country team and PEPFAR country team, strengthening ongoing communication and collaboration tailored to the country context to advance joint and coordinated programming, implementation and reporting aligned with national priorities, systems and processes.
- Facilitate and support the effective functioning of a Country Coordinating Mechanism Oversight Committee, engaging relevant technical expertise, PEPFAR and development partner support to assist CCMs in their responsibilities to monitor grant implementation and resolve barriers impeding scale up of services, including the planning of needed technical support. Facilitate inclusion of community and civil society representatives in oversight activities to reinforce accountability and transparency at all levels of service delivery.
- Support and report on PEPFAR and/or GFATM country reviews, and provide the strategic policy and programme advise for the UCDs participation in COP review meetings and relevant GFATM coordination, review and planning meetings.
- Proactively identify emerging programme and policy issues at country level as a result of, or impacted by, Global Fund and PEPFAR policies and programs, providing timely analyses and information to UNAIDS Country Director and respective RST and HQ focal points. Support effective mechanisms for regular exchange of strategic country-level information with regional and headquarters staff to inform policy development, advocacy, and coordination of technical support.
- To perform other related duties as assigned, including replacing and/or backstopping to others.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education:
Essential: Advanced university degree in public health, international health, social or political science. A relevant first university degree and 9 years of relevant work experience will be considered as equivalent for internal candidates only.
Competencies:
UNAIDS Values:
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
Experience:
Essential: At least seven 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.
Languages:
Essential: Advanced knowledge of English and advanced knowledge of French.

Desirable: Knowledge of another UN official language would be an asset.
Additional Information:
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 73,516 at single rate
Post Adjustment: 39.9 % 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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