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The Regional Advisor will be a highly motivated individual with expertise and experience in gender based violence programming and demonstrable experience in working with key populations.They will have significant knowledge of HIV/AIDS in developing countries and in concentrated epidemics in middle income countries. 

Deadline:          January 31, 2014

Location:          Kenya

Organization:   Alliance

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance works with communities through local, national and global action on HIV, health and human rights. Our vision is a world without AIDS.  Since 1994, the Alliance and its partners have supported over 3,000 projects, in over 40 countries, reaching millions of people.

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is seeking a Regional Advisor: Gender Based Violence, who will be responsible for identifying and promoting good practice around the following areas:

  • programmes to prevent, reduce and mitigate gender based violence, particularly against key populations;
  • influencing national and international policy impacting on those most affected by gender based violence;
  • identifying and promoting best practices to ensure civil society programmes are guided by human rights principles and promote rights-based approaches to implementation locally, nationally and internationally.

The Regional Advisor: Gender Based Violence will be required to provide technical input to programme development and proposal writing.  They will also be required to develop quality standards in the area of Gender Based Violence and to support their application though the Alliance regionally based Technical Support Hubs. The role and function is expected to build on and complement existing action by other organisations and to support Linking Organizations to develop programming in this area.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with expertise and experience in gender based violence programming and demonstrable experience in working with key populations.  They will have significant knowledge of HIV/AIDS in developing countries and in concentrated epidemics in middle income countries.  Strong spoken and written English language skills are essential. 

 How to apply:

 For more details on this post, including Job Description and Person Specification please visit our website www.aidsalliance.org and click on ‘jobs’.
                                                                                                                 

Application deadline:                          Friday 31 January 2014 at midnight (UK time)

Interviews expected:                           week commencing 10 February 2014

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply

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