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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 2nd December 2020

 

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