UNICEF recruits 01 HIV/AIDS Manager, P4
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HIV/AIDS Manager, P4, N’Djamena, Chad, #42004
Job Number: 529188 | Vacancy Link
Locations: Africa: Chad
Work Type : Fixed Term Appointment
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Tchad is among the 22 priority countries globally and among the 5 priority countries in WCAR. The HIV/AIDS Manager will be responsible of the overall HIV/AIDS Sector management and Programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He/she will ensure the entire leadership and technical assistance to internal and external partners. He/she will work closely with other UN agencies in the framework of UNDAF and delivering as one as well as with other partners and donors. He/she is responsible of supporting resource mobilization and ensuring the sector is provided with strategic information for advocacy purposes and Programme progress evaluations. The HIV/AIDS Manager reports to the Chief Child Survival and Development P5.
How can you make a difference?
The Manager reports to Chief Child Survival. To ensure HIV/AIDs is well integrated in CSD, he/she should create synergies particularly between PMTCT and MNCH as well as HIV prevention with Adolescents Health. The Manager is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of HIV/AIDS programming to ensure that HIV programmes for both decades of childhood are well integrated within the UNICEF’s Country Programme as well as other UN and Key partner’s strategic planning documents,
The HIV/AIDS Manger leads the Team and establishes plans of action to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
Establish the annual work plan with the HIV/AIDS team; set priorities/targets and performance measurement in support of national programmes. Monitor work progress and ensure results are achieved according to schedule and performance standards.
Establish clear individual performance objectives, goals and timelines; and provide timely guidance to enable the team to perform their duties responsibly and efficiently. Plan and ensure timely performance management and assessment of the team.
Supervise team members by providing them with clear objectives and goals, direction and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.
2. Programme development and planning
Plan and provide technical guidance and operational support to the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis to ensure that comprehensive, relevant and evidence-based data on HIV are collected to guide country office and national HIV programming, monitoring and delivery of programme/project services.
Keep abreast of national/regional/global development trends and priorities to determine strategies, approaches and priorities for HIV programming that addresses national needs to achieve an AIDS-free generation.
Coordinate and supervise the development of integrated HIV programmes/projects (as a component of the CO and/or UNDAF programmes). Establish plans of action, programme goals and results, using results-based planning methodology and terminology (RBM) in support of national programmes.
Guide and coordinate the timely preparation of HIV programme documentation for inclusion in the Country Office Programme recommendation ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
Consult and collaborate with internal and external colleagues and partners to provide technical and operational support to programme planning, management and implementation and to ensure synergy, integration, coherence and harmonization of HIV programmes/projects with UNICEF Strategic Plans, donors’ development strategies/policies, country level national priorities/competencies and UN system development interventions/initiatives.
3. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results in HIV programmes.
Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sector reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in programme and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
Monitor programmes/projects to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
Plan, monitor, certify and control the optimum/appropriate use of programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets) certifying/confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures, standards of accountability and integrity and donor commitments, and ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
Prepare mandated and key programme/project reports for donors and other partners to keep them informed of programme progress.
4. Advisory services and technical support
Provide technical leadership in the provision of advice to key government officials, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on programme policies, strategies and best practices and approaches on HIV and related issues to support programme development planning, management, implementation and delivery of results.
Participate in programme strategic discussions/planning to provide technical advice/contribute to policy discussions and agenda setting to promote HIV interventions especially in the areas of gender inequality, social inclusion, human rights and humanitarian situations to ensure that at risks and vulnerable population are fully covered in times of greatest needs.
Prepare policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use, information and/or consideration.
5. Advocacy, networking and partnership building
Build and strengthen strategic partnerships with health sector government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking and advocacy to exchange knowledge/expertise, leverage resources/action, build alliances and engage participation of communities in programme design, delivery and demand creation,
Strengthen the alliances and collaboration created with the first Lady’s office and with the Network of parliamentarians against HIV/AIDS as well as the network of Women parliamentarians promoting PMTCT and paediatric care
Create alliances and partnership with Networks of people living with HIV/AIDS, including adolescents and women with HIV to reduce stigma and set mechanisms of strengthening their retention in care and support
Develop communication strategies/activities and implementation plans for maximum impact and outreach to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and enhance resource mobilization for UNICEF HIV programmes/projects.
Participate and/or represent UNICEF in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on HIV related issues to ensure organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF process in development planning and agenda setting. Collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues UNDAF planning and preparation of HIV programmes/projects.
6. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Promote critical thinking and introduce technological and programme innovations and approaches to accelerate results and increase coverage, access and quality of high impact HIV treatment and preventative interventions.
Keep abreast, research, benchmark and implement best and cutting edge practices in HIV management methodologies and information systems. Institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.
Organize, plan and/or implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results in HIV programs/projects.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An Advanced University Degree in public health, pediatric 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.
A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in public HIV/AIDS planning and management and/or in relevant areas of health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level some of which preferably in a developing country is required.
Relevant experience in HIV/AIDS programme/project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset.
Oral and written proficiency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are…
Leading and supervising (I)
Formulating strategies and concepts (II)
Relating and networking (II)
Deciding and Initiating action (II)
Applying technical expertise (III)
View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Closing Date Sun Feb 09 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0100 (Afr. centrale Ouest)