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Senior Programme Officer – HIV/AIDS

COMUNIDADE DE DESENVOLVIMENTO DA ÁFRICA AUSTRAL (SADC) - Gaborone (Botswana), todas as provincias

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Contrato

Tipo contrato
Tempo determinado
Oferta aberta até
25/01/2020

Descrição

Cargo
Senior Programme Officer – HIV/AIDS
Número de vagas
1
Descrição da função

Purpose of the job:

• Provide policy guidance in the development, coordination and implementation of SADC HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework including the effective implementation of an inter-sectoral SADC response to HIV and AIDS in the SADC region
• Manage the efforts and performance of the team falling under the responsibility of the Senior Programme Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

Research and Information Dissemination
• Supervise data collection relevant to this focal area, using primary and secondary research techniques
• Identify research priority areas, commission research on these areas, and use the findings to feed into the planning process
• Coordinate the development and maintenance of a database / observatory on this specific focal area
• Supervise publication of research/data and dissemination on the SADC website, through media or through reports to SADC Institutions

Strategic Planning
• Identify key areas of regional interventions to foster regional cooperation and integration in HIV and AIDS
• Coordinate the development of regional guidelines for collaboration on HIV and AIDS
• Facilitate the development of a SADC Code of Conduct on HIV and AIDS
• Coordinate the development of annual plans/programme of Action on the implementation of SADC Strategic Framework on HIV and AIDS
• Facilitate the adoption of the plans by various policy structures
• Undertake periodic reviews of the plans
• Facilitate and coordinate implementation of capacity building interventions for effective programming, planning and management of HIV and AIDS integrated responses; monitor and evaluate the success of the interventions

Programming and Implementation
• Coordinate the development, review and monitoring of the implementation / domestication of the relevant Protocol falling under the purview of this unit
• Develop projects/programmes to implement the plans, facilitate their implementation, and manage project staff and consultancies
• Develop and harmonize integrated responses on HIV and AIDS
• Mobilize sustainable and scaled up multi-sectoral responses
• Develop an M&E Plan for a Regional Multi-Sectoral Response; monitor the HIV and AIDS response in the SADC region, progress of implementation of programmes/projects and evaluate their impact
• Prepare relevant reports for submission to SADC policy structures
• Contribute to the development of the SADC Annual Report
• Share programme impact and lessons
• Liaise with Programme Directorates for mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS in programmes at the Secretariat and key sector levels
• Ensure joint / synergised planning and programming for programmes that have cross-cutting implications / linkages with other programme units in the Secretariat

Networking
• Promote partnerships and collaboration with key stakeholders in fighting HIV and AIDS
• Develop networks with key regional and international stakeholders for (a) sharing of information on the implementation of Inter-sectoral Programme of Action on HIV and AIDS, and (b) provision of inputs and resources for implementation of the SADC HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework
• Participate in the mobilisation of internal and external resources for the financing of the SADC HIV and AIDS Inter-sectoral Programme of Action
• Coordinate the participation of key stakeholders in the implementation of the SADC HIV and AIDS Inter-sectoral Programme of Action

Servicing of Relevant Technical & Policy Committees, Meetings & Workshops
• Draft technical papers for discussion, dissemination and publication
• Liaise with Conference Services unit to (a) organise the logistics for the meetings and workshops, and (b) process / produce the necessary meeting and conference documents and presentations
• Facilitate technical committees, meetings and workshops as required
• Prepare records of the technical and policy meetings including communiqué for policy meetings

Representation and Promotion of SADC HIV AND AIDS programme
• Organise strategic dialogue on key policy issues with stakeholders in the region
• Participate in relevant and strategic regional, continental and international meetings; promote and present the SADC's HIV and AIDS Agenda in these forums
• Work closely with Communication and PR Unit to promote HIV and AIDS programme portfolio, pipeline, specific projects and programme impact

Management of the Unit
• Develop, update and implement processes, systems and procedures for the effective delivery of the unit’s objectives
• Participate in the formulation of the Organisational Strategy
• Develop short- and long-term plans and budgets for the unit, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate performance on a regular basis
• Manage the delegated budget to ensure optimal use
• Achieve the unit's mission, goals and objectives, and report progress to the Director and DES-RI
• Manage unit staff, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluate performance and make recommendations for staff actions; motivate staff to achieve peak productivity and performance
• Assist the Audit teams in their review of this function, and implement audit recommendations as and when they are made
• Research and adopt best practices in own specialised area of work, and maintain high level of knowledge in order to effectively undertake the duties of the post
• Perform any other functions as may be assigned by the Director/DES-RI

Requisitos

Titulação mínima
MBA / Mestrado
Experiência exigida
10 Anos
Nacionalidade
Angola
Línguas
Português
Competências
Não definido
Aptidões necessárias

Position Requirements

Qualifications

• At least a Masters in Sciences from a recognised institution

Specialised Knowledge

• Knowledge and understanding of integrated programme planning, budgeting, development, administration and monitoring for HIV and AIDS
• Proficient in the use of computers and computer software relevant to the position

Experience

• At least 10-15 years similar HIV and AIDS coordination experience within a public sector or regional organisation
• Minimum of 4 years in a line management position

Skills Requirements

• Communication and presentation skills
• Conflict management skills
• Decision-making skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Leadership skills
• Mentoring and coaching skills
• Negotiation, persuasion, advocacy, networking and relationship building skills
• Organisational skills (planning, budgeting, work prioritisation, time management)
• Research, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Team building skills

Competency Requirements

• Capable of maintaining quality whilst working under pressure and adhering to deadlines
• Conceptual and practical thinking
• Customer focused
• Decisive
• Demonstrate ability to work independently and largely unsupervised
• Maintain confidentiality and respectful of sensitive situations
• Methodical and organised, with a high level of attention to details
• Organisational awareness with an understanding of how to engage the organisation to get things done
• Professionalism and adherence to good work ethics
• Question status quo / conventional approaches and encourage new ideas and innovations for progress
• Resilience and personal drive, self-motivation
• Results and performance driven
• Team player

Empregador

Sobre a nossa empresa

A Comunidade de Desenvolvimento da África Austral (SADC) é uma comunidade económica regional criada e gerida pelos países da África Austral. Tem como objectivo promover a cooperação nas áreas económica, social, política e da segurança entre os respectivos Estados-Membros, assim como incentivar a integração regional com vista ao alcance da paz, estabilidade e produzir riqueza. A SADC conta actualmente com quinze Estados-Membros , com uma população de, aproximadamente, 327 milhões de habitantes e um PIB combinado de USD 600 mil milhões (2016).

O Secretariado pretende recrutar quadros qualificados para o preenchimento de várias vagas e reforçar a sua capacidade de execução do seu mandato. Para o efeito, o Secretariado convida os cidadãos da SADC detentores das qualificações e da experiência necessárias a candidatarem-se aos seguintes postos à disposição na sua Sede, em Gaborone, no Botswana. //

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