UNODC tuyển Cán bộ chương trình

UNODC cần tuyển Cán bộ chương trình làm việc tại Hà Nội trong lĩnh vực HIV. Hạn chót nộp hồ sơ: 1/02/2008. Thông tin chi tiết như sau:

Terms of Reference

National Programme Officer (NPO) on HIV prevention

Post Title: National Programme Officer ? HIV Prevention

Duty Station: Hanoi, Viet Nam

Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Starting Date: Immediate

Duties and responsibilities:

As part of the HIV Programme Unit under the supervision of the HIV Advisor, the HIV NPO will be responsible for providing on-going support to the UNODC office in Viet Nam. She/He will support provision of technical guidance and policy advice to the Government of Viet Nam on the three UNODC HIV key policy and programmatic areas, namely HIV prevention related to: (a) drug dependence, particularly injecting drug use; (b) prison settings; and, (c) the trafficking in human beings. She/He will facilitate collaboration and coordination activities with the UNAIDS Secretariat, its cosponsors, and other key players; and assist the UNODC country office in strengthening national capacities to develop and implement strategies that deal effectively with HIV prevention and care in those key areas.

More specifically, the incumbent will:

– Support the UNODC office in assisting the Government in the assessment of the HIV situation in the key areas, development of effective strategies and reviewing and adapting national HIV policy and implementation plans;

– Contribute to the UNODC office assistance provided to the Government in building national capacity for enhanced policy development, coordination, sound monitoring and evaluation with regard to HIV prevention and care in the three key areas;

– Support the establishment of technical working groups involving all relevant stakeholders at the national level;

– Liaise with UNAIDS as well as with other cosponsors on issues related to the prevention and care of HIV in the UNODC key areas as required;

– Participate in technical working groups, inter-agency task forces, and other relevant forums;

– Organise and participate as a resource person in advocacy meetings, round-tables, training workshops and other meetings related to specific HIV and AIDS issues;

– Review, analyse, and evaluate technical reports and other relevant materials on the state of the art of prevention and care of HIV in the key areas and facilitate dissemination of good practices;

– Contribute to drafting programme/grant proposals to determine their technical soundness and appropriateness in the context of HIV and AIDS among drug users, particularly injecting drug users, in prison settings, and as it relates to the trafficking in human beings;

– Contribute to UNODC regional programme development/initiatives and the sharing of Viet Nam?s experience with other countries
– Prepare reports as required by HQs, Regional Office, Government and donors;

– Advanced university degree in medicine, public health, sociology, or other relevant field; or proven equivalent qualifications and/or experience;

– A minimum of 5 years of professional experience demonstrated at the national level in managing and implementing HIV prevention programmes among injecting drug users, in prison settings and/or as it relates to the trafficking in human beings;

– Knowledge of and/or practical experience in the area of organisation and delivery of training programmes in the field of HIV and drug dependence would be an asset.

– Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary and multi-cultural team.

– Well-developed communication skills to liaise, negotiate and advocate with key stakeholders including with other implementing agencies.

– Ability to write reports and reviews and conduct presentations by clearly formulating positions on issues and defending recommendations.

– Proficiency in written and spoken English and Vietnamese is strongly desired.

Individuals interested in applying for this post should submit a detailed application package in English by 01 February 2007 to:

HIV Recruitment
25-29 Phan Boi Chau


Application package must include: a cover letter in English; detailed curriculum vitae, including professional references; copies of certificates/degrees; and personal contact details. This appointment will be a twelve-month Service Contract, renewable depending upon the performance of the candidate and the availability of funds. Level of remuneration will be up to NOA grade according to the UN national salary scale, with grade and step determined by the qualifications and experience of the candidate. Only short listed candidates will be invited for interviews.//