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Consultant - HIV (80% South Africa, 20% Geneva)

  • Salary: CHF500 - CHF550 per day
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: geneva
  • Sector: Consulting
  • Date posted: 05/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89790
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Consultant - Adolescent girls & young women (HIV) programme
Are you a highly qualified Consultant with at least 6 years experience designing and implementing programs to address the health risks faced by Adolescent Girls and Young Women (particularly regarding HIV and TB), and gender-related barriers to services and equality and are you looking for an exciting new opportunity within an NGO ? If so, please have a look at the following details:

Experis IT Switzerland is currently on the search for a Consultant - Adolescent girls & young women (HIV) programme to join one of their clients, an NGO, based in Geneva.

Your role & responsibilities:
The Consultant, Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) will have a focus on the South Africa programs as it relates to reducing new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women.
The Consultant is embedded in the South Africa Country Team, is based around 80% in South Africa, 20% in Geneva.
The Consultant provides technical guidance and support to the South Africa partners implementing the AGYW programs funded so as to ensure that interventions are of sound quality and achieve maximum impact towards reducing HIV incidence.
The Consultant leads on building the capacity of South Africa Country Team regarding AGYW analysis and programming, and on documenting good practice and innovation.
The Consultant collaborates with key partners such as South African National AIDS Council, National Department of Health, PEPFAR, UN agencies and others working on AGYW issues in South Africa

Key Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) :-

  • Perform the following duties under the prioritization, supervision and direction of the Fund Portfolio Manager:
    * Provide support to the Country Team during country dialogue, grant making, implementation and management
    * Support the Country Team by documenting and sharing good practices and innovative approaches across portfolios, providing tailored training and guidance on evidence-based approaches to reducing HIV incidence amongst AGYW, and by updating on the most relevant scientific evidence and effective programming.

To deliver the required results, it's essential that you have:

  • At least 6 years' experience of designing and implementing programs in Sub-Saharan African to address the health risks faced by AGYW (particularly regarding HIV and TB), and gender-related barriers to services and equality.
  • Experience of working with health, social, and education Ministries, and community organizations on policy, planning and implementation in relation to adolescents, gender, HIV and TB.
  • A good understanding of the intersections between health, gender and human rights.
  • Experience working in a multi-sector and multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong experience in leading participatory team processes in different cultural and social contexts.
  • Fluent in English

If you are a dynamic and motivated Consultant in AGYW programs currently looking for a challenging new position that applies to your skills, then we look forward to receiving your application!
Don't hesitate and send us your CV today through the link in the advert. In case of any questions please contact Jane Archer on +41 22 818 8782.
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