Vacancy Announcement: Position for HIV/AIDS Consultant with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Uganda

11 April 2011

Worldwide

Are you passionate about advancing integration of HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights? Are you committed to protecting vulnerable Populations from HIV infections and supporting a strong Comprehensive Condom Programme in Uganda? Are you ready for the challenge?

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is looking for a consultant for a 4 month period to support the management of UNFPA's HIV/AIDS program. Substantive experience is required in advancing development programs in the areas of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health and rights; promoting HIV prevention among vulnerable populations; and in national comprehensive condom programming.

You will be someone who is a self starter, able to see through initiatives and bring drive, strategic thinking and innovation to the work of UNFPA in Uganda. You will be a person who works well in a multi disciplinary setting, across different sectors and management levels. You should have a track record of achieving results, a believer in teamwork and a strong communicator. You will be skilled in partnership and networking.

You will be working under the direct supervision of the Assistant Representative, RH & HIV/AIDS. The position is based at the UNFPA Uganda Country Office Headquarters.

The full job description can be accessed on the UNFPA website:

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Application: email applications

1.      Should be sent to vacancyug@unfpa.org

2.      Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form).

3.      The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names. i.e. REF: Vacancy Name (Applicant's Name)

Deadline for applications: 21 April, 2011

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity, and a healthy work life balance.

NOTE: There is no application processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

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