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NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, HIV/AIDS

Maseru (Lesotho)

The HIV National Programme Officer (NPO) supports the delivery of UNFPA’s integrated programme and technical services on HIV prevention in partnership with in-country implementers.  In line with UNFPA’s substantive and mandated role under the UNAIDS Division of Labor, support programmes to accelerate HIV prevention and reduce sexual transmission of HIV, including comprehensive condom programming; Provide technical and programmatic support to UNFPA and implementing partners on HIV response; Support national implementing partners to develop effective linkages, integration and mainstreaming of HIV within broader Sexual Reproductive Health, primary health and other relevant health programmes. Support to build multi/inter-sectoral linkages to deliver HIV prevention efforts in different settings, via a coordinated approach, especially for key populations.

Qualifications and Experience

Master's degree or equivalent in public health, medicine, sociology, social anthropology, health education, health economics, epidemiology, behavioral studies, communication and other related fields

A minimum of 5 to 7 years of professional experience at the national or international level in implementing public health programs and projects.

CORE COMPETENCIES
■ Commitment to UNFPA Values and Guiding Principles;
■ Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment/Performance Management;
■ Team Work/Communication/Self-Management
■ Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation and Commitment to Excellence/Decision Making;
■ Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Learning

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES
■ Ability to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team of specialists
■ Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
■ Results-based programme development and management
■ Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships
■ Innovation and marketing of new approaches
■ Resource mobilization (Programme)
■ Job knowledge

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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Maseru (Lesotho)
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • HIV and AIDS
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-03

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