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UNAIDS  

Site: Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva
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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. 

UNAIDS is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals and provides the strategic direction, advocacy, coordination and technical support needed to catalyse and connect leadership from governments, the private sector and communities to deliver life-saving HIV services.

 

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UNAIDS

Senior Adviser, Liaison Office - P5

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington D.C.

About UNAIDS:Serving Communities and Countries to End Inequalities and AIDSWe, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, lead the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. By placing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reduction of inequalities at the heart of our work, we lead the global response to AIDS by: (i) maximizing equitable and equal access to HIV services, (ii) breaking down barriers to achieving HIV outcomes, and (iii) integrating efficient HIV responses into wider health and protection systems.We are committed to creating an equal, safe and empowering workplace culture where all people in all their diversity thrive. We live our values of Commitment to the AIDS Response, Integrity and Respect for Diversity.  MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT:To ensure meeting the bold objectives of ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, UNAIDS counts on building, sustaining and expanding a large network of partnerships across the globe. To this effect, UNAIDS uses its liaison offices in Washington D.C., Addis Ababa and New York which work in close coordination with the Secretariat and Cosponsors globally, at regional and country level. The liaison offices play an important and multifaceted role in partnership management which, in addition to representation, often involve public information, advocacy, resource mobilization, project and programme implementation or capacity building elements. The United States (US) Liaison Office sustains, deepens and broadens strategic partnerships and collaboration with key US-based partners to ensure that the US support for the global HIV response remains strong and that the Global AIDS Strategy are successfully advanced. To do this, the US Liaison Office engages with the most senior levels of the US Government, including the Administration and Congress, as well as with civil society, faith-based organizations, foundations, scientific and academic partners, the private sector, and other thought leaders and decision makers. The US Liaison Office works to maximize and coordinate programmatic engagement with the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which is both the principal funder of global HIV programmes worldwide and UNAIDS' leading donor. Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:Reporting to the Director, the Senior Adviser, US Liaison office maximizes opportunities to align the HIV response with the prevailing political, economic and development agendas thus contributing to the strategic positioning of UNAIDS with key US partners to ensure sustained US support for the global HIV response. She / he has the following key responsibilities:1. Political, economic and development mapping- Develops strategic analysis of key US political, policy and programmatic developments affecting UNAIDS and the HIV response for use by senior management and other stakeholders.- Closely monitors political, budget and legislative processes related to HIV, global health, pandemic preparedness and response and international development.- Tracks longer-term US budgetary, policy and political trends and anticipates their impact on the achievement of UNAIDS' objectives.- Analyses and interprets the specifics of PEPFAR's programmatic approaches and their relationship to UNAIDS' workstreams and the global HIV response.2. Strategic planning and delivery- Manages research; undertakes analysis and drafting to support the positioning of UNAIDS in US debates on HIV, governance, global health and development architecture and strategies, including cross-cutting issues between the global HIV response and related fields. Produces situation reports, background notes, talking points, options papers, inputs to policy documents and others.- Assesses implications of developments and makes recommendations on possible policies, strategies and other measures to address issues of concern and to advance the objectives of the HIV response.- Develops and deploys an engagement strategy for the US Administration, US Congress, influential thought leaders, civil society organizations, US-based HIV advocates including UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador(s) and HIV advocates, the media, as well as other US-based multilateral organizations, notably the World Bank, and other bilateral organizations, in pursuit of joint objectives.- Advises the Director on optimal strategies for engaging in key global advocacy efforts related to ending AIDS such as the Global Fund Replenishment and the reauthorization of PEPFAR.- Liaises with partners on the US domestic response to HIV and engages with the US administration and civil society groups and advocacy partners to promote overall alignment with the Global AIDS Strategy, the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, the decisions of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, and the Sustainable Development Goals.3. Communication, research and high-level events management- Manages and coordinates the communications function of the office including developing strategic dissemination plans for all major UNAIDS publications to US partners. Drafts editorials, speeches and thought pieces including joint communications with eminent co-authors, and leads outreach with US-based media and social media outlets and influencers.- Manages the planning and coordination of high-level events in which the Executive Director and/or UNAIDS play a prominent role. This includes the entire range of preparatory and follow up activities, such as identification of panelists, preparation of preparatory and outcome documentation, liaising and coordination with UNAIDS staff and external partners, and following up on commitments made.- Develops and prepare position papers, briefing notes, reports and analyses for use by the EXD and other senior management. Support visits by the EXD, DXDs and other senior staff and partners.Performs other duties as required.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: - Advanced university degree at the Masters' level in international relations, political sciences, international development, diplomacy, social sciences or another field related to the responsibilities. - For internal candidates, a first university degree and 15 years of professional experience will be considered as equivalent.Competencies: UNAIDS Values:Commitment to the AIDS responseIntegrityRespect for diversityCore competencies:Working in TeamsCommunication with ImpactApplying ExpertiseDelivering ResultsDriving Change and InnovationBeing AccountableManagerial competencies:Vision and strategic thinkingLeading TeamsBuilding Relationships and NetworksDeveloping and Empowering OthersManaging Performance and ResourcesVision and Strategic ThinkingExercising Sound Judgement Experience:Essential:- A minimum of 10 years of experience at the national and international levels in political outreach, liaison and representation, advocacy or related areas, with a focus on the United States. - Significant experience in organizational strategic positioning, policy development and governance. - Extensive experience in research, data collection and collation, synthesis and analysis on complex and dynamic political, economic and international development issues. - Experience in the management of high-level events. - Prior experience working with US political organizations, bilateral or multilateral donors based in US.Desirable: - Public health or HIV-related experience. Languages:Essential: - Proficiency in EnglishDesirable: - Working knowledge of additional UN official languages.  Additional Information:Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy. The above-mentioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. Annual salary: (Net of tax)92,731 US Dollars at single rate Post Adjustment: 45.7 % of the figure(s) on the left side. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation. Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.  Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.  Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.  Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information. Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at: https://erecruit.unaids.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.        ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:1.     Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch2.     Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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18/01/2023
UNAIDS

Adviser, Resource Monitoring and National Spending Assessments - P4

Switzerland, Geneva , Geneva

About UNAIDS:Serving Communities and Countries to End Inequalities and AIDSWe, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, lead the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. By placing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reduction of inequalities at the heart of our work, we lead the global response to AIDS by: (i) maximizing equitable and equal access to HIV services, (ii) breaking down barriers to achieving HIV outcomes, and (iii) integrating efficient HIV responses into wider health and protection systems. We are committed to creating an equal, safe and empowering workplace culture where all people in all their diversity thrive. We live our values of Commitment to the AIDS Response, Integrity and Respect for Diversity.  MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT:The Equitable Financing Practice delivers on the UNAIDS Secretariat's goals to identify and promote strategies to expand the financing options of the HIV response and its integration in health systems and as a building block of pandemic preparedness, with clear inequalities lens.It does so by systematizing knowledge, developing policy, and building in-house and collaborative capacities on resource allocation, efficiency, equity, transition planning, community response and user fees.It also explores new and additional sources of revenue and international finance for countries, regions, and globally, including tax and domestic revenues, debt and innovative sources of international and private finance.Access to medicines, fair pricing, and generic and local production capacity are the third pillar of the portfolio of the practice.Finally, the team also tracks HIV financing resources and provides a range of analytical products that help understand and inform actions to reduce inequalities, including gender, health, wealth and income inequalities, and integrate HIV financing within the widerinternational financing system.The challenging economic and financial context specifically for low and low-middle income countries under which the world will live until at least 2025, make the work on HIV, health, and pandemic financing more urgent to ensure UNAIDS is able to serve key populations and PLHIV.Developing advocacy strategies at the country, regional and global levels to expand financing and strengthen its efficiency will need close collaboration with RSTs and UCOs, as well as cosponsors and key international partners, as well as Governments, and Civil society actors. Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position:Reporting to the Senior Advisor (Resource tracking), the Advisor, Resource Monitoring, and National Spending Assessments, facilitates the timely and efficient tracking of HIV resource flows at the national/sub-national level between institutional units, from sources through schemes, from purchasing agents to providers, from service provision to end-users (beneficiaries), that help inform program planning, decision making and advocacy efforts for sustaining and increasing HIV investments and expenditures at the national level. NATIONAL-LEVEL RESOURCE TRACKINGDevelop and evolve the strategic vision for HIV/Health Resource tracking at the national level.Support the development of approaches, guidance, tools, metrics, and indicators for resource tracking at the national level, build systems and processes to enhance national capacities in conducting resource tracking assessments National AIDS Spending Assessments (NASA) or similar instruments including data collection, analysis, and dissemination of strategic information on resource tracking across stakeholders.Manage the operational processes at UNAIDS to support countries to quality assure outputs from national expenditure assessments/resource tracking, develop the capacity building of national focal points, liaise with development partners and national governments to facilitate the implementation of NASA (or similar instruments) in countries.In collaboration with countries, develop a data repository that can be leveraged for national and global use cases of resource tracking data; manage the update of UNAIDS online portals with the latest available NASA reports.Develop concrete examples of practical uses of data to advocate for enhanced use of NASA (or similar instruments) in countries in collaboration with stakeholders as necessary.  OTHER RESOURCE-TRACKING DUTIESDevelop strategies to leverage years of best practices, systems, and processes observed in the UNAIDS framework of National AIDS Spending Assessments (NASA), scale these processes for the next generation of resource tracking needs in the realm of Global Health, to enhance the conduct of joint efforts on health resource tracking from different global stakeholders, and improved timeliness of expenditure data from NASA or other resource tracking/monitoring instruments. Develop approaches for community-based/led resource tracking and bring up lessons and common threads.Support the portfolio of Resource Tracking with the monitoring of financial indicators reported by low-and-middle-income countries to the Global AIDS Monitoring.Collaborate with other staff members at UNAIDS and other development partners to provide insights from AIDS spending assessment to support programme activities at the national level such as the development of National strategic plans, investment cases, efficiency analysis, resource alignment, and crosswalk between NASA and other resource alignment exercises, etc.Perform other related duties as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: Master's degree in economics or business administration, or public health. For internal candidates, a first university degree and nine (9) years of relevant work experience will be considered as equivalent. Competencies: UNAIDS Values:Commitment to the AIDS responseIntegrityRespect for diversityCore competencies:Working in TeamsCommunication with ImpactApplying ExpertiseDelivering ResultsDriving Change and InnovationBeing AccountableManagerial competencies:Vision and strategic thinkingLeading TeamsBuilding Relationships and NetworksDeveloping and Empowering OthersManaging Performance and ResourcesVision and Strategic ThinkingExercising Sound Judgement  Experience:Essential; At least seven years of demonstrated experience in monitoring, evaluation, and strategic analysis of information on AIDS financing, economics, and HIV commodities as related to the AIDS epidemic at the national level.Experience in implementing National AIDS Spending Assessments or Systems of Health Accounts in more than 5 countries.Desirable: Experience working with the UN.  Languages:Essential: Advanced knowledge of English.Desirable: Knowledge of another UN official language. Additional Information:Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy. The above-mentioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. Annual salary: (Net of tax)75,602 USD at single rate Post Adjustment: 81 % of the figure(s) on the left side. This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation. Applicants will be required to take a test. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for an interview.  Applications from people living with HIV are particularly welcome. Applications from women and from nationals of non- and under-represented member states are particularly encouraged.  Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of the World Health Organization (WHO) adjusted, as necessary, to take into account the particular operational needs of UNAIDS, and any subsequent amendments.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.  Note: The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer or promotion of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. The medical criterion for recruitment is fitness to work in the particular post. The United Nations HIV/AIDS Personnel Policy clearly stipulates that no staff and/or potential candidates shall be discriminated against on the basis of real or perceived HIV status. HIV infection, in itself, does not constitute lack of fitness to work. There is no obligation to disclose HIV-related personal information. Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable UNAIDS to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit UNAIDS's e-Recruitment website at: https://erecruit.unaids.org. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.Currently accepting applications         ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:1.     Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.ch2.     Benefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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