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United Nations UN Volunteer Jobs - Program Officer - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

 

Job Title:    Program Officer

Organization: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Host Organization: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Community Networking Adviser

 

About US:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the UNAIDS Country Director (UCD), and direct guidance of the Community Networking Adviser, the incumbent will support the UCO in following tasks:

·        Supporting UNAIDS in bringing the leadership of other UN agencies and communities of people living with HIV, young people, women and key populations to the decision making table on addressing and integrating COVID-19 strategies, funding , evidence based implementations, and monitoring. .

·        Specifically participate at National, and UN COVID-19 technical meetings with a specific focus on MoH and UAC, with regards to their implementation of what is actually planned in communities.

·        Regularly contribute to populating of the UNAIDS COVID-19 portal

·        Identify and support strategic alliances with National and civil society organisations to support tracking and monitoring government accountability in implementing costed HIV plans at district and community level.

·        Support and strengthen alliances between HIV and COVID-19 in relation with civil society organisations, Private Sector companies and other social justice movements at sub-national and district level, including those relating to human rights, women’s rights, access to justice, among others.

·        Knowledge management and sharing of vital information using the same CSO platforms for HIV, and COVID-19 within the community to create trust, buying and ownership by the residents of the community. Specifically liaise with the UNAIDS Strategic information Adviser for dissemination of HIV service disruption reports to key partners

·        In support of “The peoples’ vaccine”, establish and conduct regular dialogue about vaccines and its importance between the community and the UN-family, to establish early on the trust within the community and to ensure that those who need it most are vaccinated first and foremost.

·        Perform any other related duties as assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Program Officer must hold a Master’s degree in social science, public health, policy, or international development

·        Desirable: Specialization in field of public Health complemented by degree or studies in social science.

·        At least three years of professional experience at national and/or global/regional level, complemented by experience in at least one of the areas of communities led responses, public health and gender equality based programs, policy analysis, international affairs, political and strategic planning.

·        Broad experience in working with and mobilizing a range of external partners.

·        Desirable: Experience in working with the UN system or other multilateral organizations. Experience working with key population networks.

·        Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

·        Minimum age: 22 years old.

·        Language skills: English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

·        Area of expertise: Public health, Other health related experience

 

Competencies values: Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations Volunteers UNV in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 2nd December 2020

 

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