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FW: [1931] UNAIDS Vacancies in India

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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Message 1 of 1 , May 4, 1999
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      > Subject: FW: [1931] UNAIDS Vacancies in India
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      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Sea-aids [SMTP:sea-aids@...]
      > > Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 1999 8:51 AM
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      > > Subject: [1931] UNAIDS Vacancies in India
      > >
      > >
      > > The UN System in India is seeking to recruit a team of highly committed
      > > individuals with strong technical skills in the field of HIV/AIDS as
      > part
      > > of the Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS in India. Each of these positions
      > will
      > > be based in a UNAIDS co-sponsor or a sister UN agency and be responsible
      > > to that organisation. They will seek to ensure that the comparative
      > > advantage of that organisation is brought to bear on the HIV epidemic;
      > > encourage and facilitate the mainstreaming of HIV within their parent
      > > agency; and promote the dissemination of global and national best
      > > practices. They will also serve as integral parts of the UNAIDS country
      > > team supporting the National AIDS Control Programme through the National
      > > AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and in particular provide support to
      > the
      > > related Technical Resource Group (TRG ) established under the national
      > > programme to provide technical support and access to national and global
      > > best practices.
      > >
      > > The posts are following:
      > >
      > > Post No. 1
      > >
      > > Title: Programme Officer- 'Drug use and HIV prevention'
      > >
      > > Agency: UNDCP
      > >
      > > Major Duties:
      > >
      > > UNDCP is currently developing a number of drug demand reduction projects
      > > in support of national efforts to control drug use. This position within
      > > UNDCP aims to ensure strong HIV/AIDS components are integrated into the
      > > development and implementation stages of these efforts, focusing on risk
      > > reduction, life-skills education and harm reduction programmes. It will
      > > also provide technical assistance to mainstream HIV issues in the
      > ongoing
      > > programmes of UNDCP, collaborating closely with other UN and bilateral
      > > agencies to develop a comprehensive strategy for HIV prevention as part
      > of
      > > drug control.
      > >
      > > Qualifications Requirement:
      > > An advanced degree in social science/public health. At least 5-8 years
      > > professional experience in field related to Drug Control and/or HIV/AIDS
      > > prevention. Strong programme design, advocacy and team skills desirable.
      > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Post No.2
      > >
      > > Title: Programme Officer- 'NGO and civil society responses to HIV/AIDS'
      > >
      > > Agency: UNDP
      > >
      > > Major Duties:
      > > This position in UNDP will aim to integrate HIV/AIDS into broader
      > > development programmes involving Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),
      > > community based organisations (CBOs) and grass-roots movements. It will
      > > focus on building mechanisms to facilitate such partnerships and will
      > also
      > > provide technical guidance to UNDP and other UN agencies/development
      > > partners on means to catalyse action by NGOs/CBOs.
      > >
      > > Qualifications Requirement:
      > > Advanced degree in social sciences, with specialisation in community
      > > development/social change. At least 5-8 years of professional experience
      > > working with NGOs/CBOs, in mainstreaming health or HIV/AIDS related
      > > activities. Skills in advocacy and team building desirable
      > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Post No.3
      > >
      > > Title: Project Officer - 'Gender and HIV/AIDS'
      > >
      > > Agency : UNIFEM
      > >
      > > Major Duties:
      > > This position in UNIFEM will aim to ensure that policies and programme
      > > interventions launched under the national programme are sensitive to and
      > > address gender concerns, seek to mobilise the womens movement in support
      > > of HIV prevention and incorporate an empowerment framework (including
      > male
      > > involvement) in programme interventions. The post will mainstream
      > HIV/AIDS
      > > issues in UNIFEM programmes, provide technical guidance to UN and
      > > development partners on issues related to HIV and gender and work
      > closely
      > > with other partners such as the National Women Commission and NGOs to
      > > built their capacities in this field.
      > >
      > > Qualifications Requirement:
      > > Advanced degree in social science with a specialisation in gender
      > > studies/community action. At least 5 years professional experience in
      > work
      > > related to gender and/or HIV/AIDS. Strong advocacy/negotiating and
      > > training skills desirable.
      > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Post No.4
      > >
      > > Title: Programme Officer-'Education and HIV'
      > >
      > > Agency: UNESCO
      > >
      > > Major Duties:
      > > This position in UNESCO will focus on both the formal and non-formal
      > > education system, aiming to assist in the development of curricula and
      > > incorporation of HIV/AIDS components in teacher training while also
      > > addressing out of school Youth through distance education, 'learning
      > > without frontiers' and peer education. The post will provide technical
      > > guidance on HIV/AIDS to UNESCO in its support of the national education
      > > system and to the UN system and other partners on approaches to
      > > integrating HIV/AIDS into their education related programmes.
      > >
      > > Qualifications Requirement:
      > > Advanced degree in the field of Behavioral Science or Education. At
      > least
      > > 5 years professional experience working in the field of school going or
      > > out of school youth and HIV/AIDS. Practical experience in Curriculum
      > > development and experience of designing Modules/Manuals on AIDS for
      > > training/education. Strong training and communication skills for
      > > conducting workshops. Advocacy and networking skills for mainstreaming
      > > HIV/AIDS with NGOs. Experience of working with Teacher training
      > colleges,
      > > District Institute of Education & Training and UNESCO clubs desirable.
      > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
      > > Post No.5
      > >
      > > Title : Programme Officer-'HIV/AIDS Strategic Planning'
      > >
      > > Agency: UNAIDS
      > >
      > > Major Duties:
      > > This position will aim to provide ongoing assistance to strategic
      > > planning, ensuring an evidence-based approach to planning and evaluation
      > > and making effective linkages between state programmes and the network
      > of
      > > Technical Resource Groups (TRGs) established to provide technical
      > support
      > > to national programme. The post will also provide close support to
      > UNAIDS
      > > Senior Country Programme Advisor in facilitating the preparation of a
      > well
      > > co-ordinated and designed UN system support to national efforts to
      > combat
      > > HIV.
      > >
      > > Qualifications Requirement:
      > > Advanced degree in public health or related social science, with a
      > > specialisation in planning and evaluation and/or development economics.
      > At
      > > least 5-8 years experience in planning HIV/AIDS programme. Strong
      > > analytical and negotiating skills desirable.
      > >
      > > General Information:
      > > Candidates may apply for individual positions suited to their
      > professional
      > > background or be considered for all positions that are being advertised.
      > >
      > > Special attention will be paid to outstanding experience in working in
      > the
      > > field of HIV or related areas of work, skills in advocacy, programme
      > > design and evaluation and team skills. Women are encouraged to apply.
      > >
      > > All positions will be based in New Delhi; all involve significant travel
      > > within country.
      > >
      > > Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
      > >
      > > The closing date for completed applications and CVs is 25th May 1999
      > >
      > > Applications should be made to :
      > >
      > > UNAIDS Country office
      > > C/o UNDP
      > > 55, Lodhi Estate
      > > New Delhi
      > > E-mail: amit.sharma@...
      > >
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