Deadline: 14 April 2017
United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of HIV/AIDS Officer in Papua New Guinea.
The HIV/AIDS Officer will provide professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the HIV programmes/projects within the Country Programme from development planning to delivery of results, preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, evaluating and reporting of results.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The HIV/AIDS Officer will perform the following functions-
- Conduct/update situation analysis for the programme sector/s for development, design and management of HIV related programmes/projects.
- Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, HIV/AIDS) for higher management use to enhance programme development planning, management, efficacy and delivery of results.
- Contribute to the development/establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through analysis of HIV needs and areas for intervention and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.
- Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical programme transactions, preparing materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
- Prepare required documentations/materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process.
- Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programmes/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of programme management.
- Prepare regular/mandated sectoral programme/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.
- Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and enhance resource mobilization for UNICEF HIV programmes/projects.
- Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.
Applicants must have-
- University Degree in public health, paediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
- Minimum 2 years of professional experience in HIV/AIDS planning and management and/or in relevant areas of health care (maternal and new-born health), health/emergency preparedness at the international level and/or in a developing country is required.
- Experience in HIV/AIDS programme/project development in UN system agency or organization is an asset.
- Oral and written proficiency in English is required.
- Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.