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Start Date: 27 June 2011
End Date: 27 July 2011

Post Title: Senior National Programme Officer/Team Leader - RH & HIV/AIDS

Type of Contract: Fixed-Term

Level: ICS 10 (NO-C)

Duty Station: Kampala

Under overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the- Senior National Program Officer Reproductive Health (RH) & HIV/AIDS is part of the UNFPA country office senior staff and plays a leadership role in coordinating and managing comprehensive RH and related thematic interventions of the UNFPA supported programme, including (but not limited to) Family Planning, Emergency Obstetric Care, Neonatal Care, Reproductive Health Commodity Security, Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, Fistula Repair, HIV/AIDS prevention (with a focus on Most at Risk Groups and Condom Programming). She/He ensures linkages between RH and HIV/AIDS, behavior-change communication and gender.

The Senior National Program Officer - RH & HIV/AIDS analyses the RH & HIV/AIDS situation as well as the social and policy related environment in country. She/he is proactive in providing the Representative with reports, updates and information on progress and achievements of these components of UNFPA supported programme, in line with results based management. She/He ensures coherence with agreed national and international planning framework, including UNFPA's Strategic Plan, the agreed United Nations Development Framework, the Poverty Eradication Action Plan, the National Development Plan, the Joint Assistance Strategy  and related sectoral strategies.

The Senior National Program Officer - RH & HIV/AIDS establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies and civil society to address emerging issues and to facilitate programme delivery.

She/He must effectively influence counterparts and work with networks, including civil society, to advance the ICPD agenda, through partnerships and national capacity strengthening, as well as other approaches such as south-south cooperation. She/He actively contributes to policy dialogue and provides supports to related sectoral planning and review processes, including SWAp, general budget support etc. as these affect RH and HIV/AIDS.


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Deadline for applications: 27 July 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.