UNAIDS Careers – Investment and Efficiency Adviser

Organization: UNAIDS –
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Vacancy No.: UNAIDS/14/FT29
Grade: P4
Organization unit: AI/PRG
Programmes (AI/PRG) /AI/RSJ Regional Support Team, East and South Africa
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
67611 USD at single rate 72605 USD with primary dependants 
UNAIDS is an innovative United Nations partnership that leads and
inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment,
care and support.
Women, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank. Visit the UNAIDS Web site at www.unaids.org. The UNAIDS strategy aims to
advance global progress in achieving country set targets for universal access
to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and to halt and reverse the
spread of HIV and contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development
goals by 2015.
Job Summary: The jobholder
primarily drives UNAIDS’ investment and efficiency agenda at country level.
He/she supports the UCD in convening development partners including Ministries
of Finance and Health, implementers, key stakeholders and major donors such as
World Bank, BMGF, Global Fund and PEPFAR around issues of costs, efficiencies,
resource allocation and financing of HIV programs; ensures consistency of
approaches towards theses issues and promotes efficient, effective and
sustainable HIV investments; and operationalizes the 1000 days’ agenda
regarding the HLM financing goal and the application of the UNAIDS Investment
Key Duties and
  • Intuitively review, assess and analyse HIV
    and health costing and financial data, including sustainable financing
    scenarios and projections, and prepare and present reports that can be
    used for country-level advocacy and to support grant and loan
  • Offer strategic direction and guidance and
    coordinate efforts to achieve cost reductions and focus investments on the
    most cost-effective approaches and interventions, most affected
    geographical areas and populations of highest impact.
  • Research and promote innovative approaches
    to increase domestic investment and achieve effective social protection.
  • Significantly contribute to broader health
    and social sector development beyond HIV, by strengthening national health
    financing and social protection systems and human resource capacity,
    including through skills building and strategy development.
  • Act as UN focal point for social sector
    financing issues, as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as required. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should possess an advanced
    university degree in economics, public administration, public health and
    social sciences.
  • Specialization in health economics.
  • At least seven to ten years’ professional
    work experience in policy analysis and evaluation of complex development
    programmes, including quantitative economic and financial analysis.
  • Past exposure and experience with HIV
    programs and of UN policies at various levels.
  • Past experience with HIV costing,
    cost-effectiveness, resource tracking and financing.
Languages: Advanced
knowledge of English (advanced knowledge of another UN language depending on
the duty station). Knowledge of another official UN language is and added
Personal Competencies:
UNAIDS Values:
  • Commitment to the AIDS response
  • Personal Integrity
  • Respect for diversity
Managerial Competencies:
  • Leading teams
  • Building relationships and networks
  • Developing and empowering others
  • Managing performance and resources
  • Vision and strategic thinking
  • Exercising sound judgement 
Core Competencies:
  • Working in teams
  • Communicating with impact
  • Applying expertise
  • Delivering results
  • Driving change and innovation
  • Being accountable
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve in
the United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE) UNAIDS – Joint United
Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS as the Associate Administrative Officer should
express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking
Apply Now.
Deadline: 21st June, 2014

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