NOW HIRING: Communications and Consultation Facility (CCF) Manager


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DEADLINE: COB 25 February 2022


POSITION SUMMARY

The NGO Delegation to the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) is one of the oldest manifestations of the GIPA principle. Known as “the backbone of the NGO Delegation”, the mission of the Communication and Consultation Facility (CCF) is to bring forward the perspectives and expertise of people living with, affected by, most at risk of and vulnerable to HIV, as well as civil society, to ensure that UNAIDS is guided by a rights-based, equitable and gender-sensitive approach to guarantee access to comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support for all.

The CCF manager will be responsible for overall CCF work management and coordination, primarily liaising with the NGO Delegation on development and implementation of the Delegation annual work plans, ensuring a wider civil society input into the work of the Delegation, particularly PCB programme and policy decisions, and provide other technical support as needed (e.g. drafting of background documents, policy analysis, etc .), management of administration and logistical matters of the Delegation and CCF staff.


Key responsibilities and tasks

Coordination

  • Coordination of delegate participation in PCB meetings and provision of technical and programme support to the Delegation
  • Management of the logistics of the recruitment and orientation process for new delegates
  • Technical assistance in policy analysis and advocacy on key global HIV policy issues
  • Facilitation of wide constituency and civil society engagement in PCB processes and activities, including policy consultations
  • Coordination of the NGO Delegation communiques and annual report
  • Support provision and monitoring of Delegation work plans
Communications
  • Development and monitoring implementation of new Strategic Communication Plan
  • Liaison with UNAIDS Secretariat, Member States, Cosponsors, civil society constituencies and other relevant external bodies
  • Delivery of external communications and provision of IT and telecommunications support
Administration
  • Supervision of CCF Programme Assistant
  • Recruitment, contract management and supervision of external technical experts and consultants as needed
  • Coordination of travel arrangements and logistics for the CCF for PCB, AIDS 2022 and other meetings as needed
  • Contractual reporting to UNAIDS

YOUR PROFILE
Experience and qualifications
  • At least 5 years of experience managing similar projects, preferably at an international level
  • At least 5 years experience working with or for groups/networks of people living with HIV and populations in situations of vulnerability, such as people who use drugs, men who have sex with men, sex workers, indigenous groups, ethnic minorities, women and young people
  • Knowledge and/or experience around UNAIDS and Cosponsors
  • Knowledge and/or experience around governance bodies & systems of global health institutions (such as UNAIDS, UNITAID, WHO, etc.)
  • Experience in project management that involves financial management aspects
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise and informative reports, correspondence and other written materials.
  • A Bachelors’ degree
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages
Personal qualities and skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; French and/or Russian and/or Spanish skills are preferable
  • Driven and enthusiastic
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Ability to communicate well and work with a range of stakeholders
  • Highly self-motivated and able to thrive in a small team
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload and work under pressure to meet deadlines

WHY US?
Location: Flexible, home-working considered

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your CV and cover letter (2 pages max.) by COB 25 February 2022.

We particularly encourage people living with HIV to apply.

ABOUT US
We are the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), a network for people living with HIV, run by people living with HIV. We engage with and support national and regional networks of people living with HIV, and this ensures that our global work is grounded in their local experiences and priorities. The meaningful involvement of people living with HIV is at the heart of all that we do.

We work with communities that are both geographic and identity-based. We are not a membership organization; we are a network of interconnected individuals and organizations that is open to all.

We build broad partnerships with individuals, organizations and institutions to increase our influence. Using the power of evidence-based advocacy, we challenge governments and global leaders to improve access to quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and support services.

Our Vision:
A world where all people living with HIV are free from stigma and discrimination to have our rights recognized, our dignity respected and have universal access to treatment and care.

Our Mission:
To improve the quality of life for people living with HIV, in all our diversity.

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