P-4, Fixed Term Appointment

Programme Specialist, HIV/AIDS

28 July 2017

Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office, Istanbul

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 28 July 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Istanbul
Job ID: 10991

Position Summary:

The Programme Specialist, HIV/AIDS post is located in the Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and reports directly to the Deputy Regional Director who provides overall programme leadership. S/he collaborates closely and receives inputs from the Programme Advisers on the overall programme strategy and ensures HIV issues and priorities are mainstreamed within the countries’ and regional programme interventions.

S/he is part of an inter-disciplinary team, ensuring that HIV prevention is integrated into SRH, youth programming, gender-transformative programming, and population dynamics, and other related issues with the focus on key populations, including humanitarian preparedness and response.

Requirements and Qualifications:


Advanced university degree in public health, medicine, demography, gender, economics, health education, international relations, international development, social sciences or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 7 years of relevant increasingly responsible professional experience in relevant areas to HIV prevention, of which three years at the international level;
  • Substantive knowledge and practical experience in HIV prevention, population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender;
  • Experience in programme and/or technical assistance with the UN System;
  • Strong verbal and written communications in English/or and in the relevant UN working language in the region;
  • Familiarity with management and monitoring tools is desirable;
  • Familiarity with ICT/ERP; and
  • Field experience is strongly desirable.


Fluency in English is required.

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