Officer, Strategic Information, Angola
UNAIDS
Luanda, Angola
há 5 dias

MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT :

The Regional Office provides leadership and coordinates support for an expanded UN system response to ending the AIDS epidemic at regional and country level.

It steers, promotes and supports regional and national partners and the UN system towards ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

Using an equity and equality lens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Regional Office promotes effective use of strategic information of the epidemic trends and the status of its response and provides technical leadership on people-centered HIV prevention and response in the region focused on key populations and locations most at risk.

The UNAIDS Country Office provides leadership and coordinates the expanded UN system response in Angola. Using an equity and equality lens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UCO scales up HIV services focused on key populations and locations most at risk.

The UCO promotes effective use of strategic information to better understand and track the epidemic and its trends, and to measure progress and sustainable impact of the response in Angola.

It supports efforts to strengthen the capacities of communities and their meaningful engagement in health, social protection, and human rights mechanisms, and provides support and technical guidance as necessary to national partners and policymakers.

UNAIDS is mandated by the UN General Assembly to collect data from countries and report progress towards global AIDS response targets.

The Data for Impact Practice leads this AIDS response tracking and reporting, tracks progress and responses towards established targets, identifies inequalities and gaps in the AIDS response, and works to enhance countries’ strategic information capacities on the HIV epidemic and response with regards to epidemiology and demographic impact, prevention, treatment and care, societal enablers including laws and policies, and resources (resources with the Equitable Financing Practice).

At country and regional level, the Practice leads the generation of strategic information to inform different programming and planning processes, and coordinates the joint programme planning and monitoring through the Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework (UBRAF).

Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position :

Within the matrix management reporting structure of the UCO, the RST / ESA, and the Global Strategic Information Practice, the Officer, Strategic Information focuses on a manageable set of deliverables that are aligned with the UNAIDS strategic information vision and the capacity, the epidemic size and growth, and the needs in Angola.

He / she has the following key responsibilities :

1) National capacity building and coordination

a-Identifies capacity needs of national counterparts in surveillance, data collection, data analysis, reporting and using evidence for programming and pandemic preparedness.

b-Supports capacity development efforts to focus responses to relevant geographical areas and key populations.

c-Works with national counterparts to strengthen surveillance and monitoring systems including health information systems with attention to the quality of data including the use of unique identifiers.

d-Promotes data systems and survey tools for policies and programmes.

e-Accompanies the development of community-led monitoring (CLM) systems.

2) Strategic analysis, programmatic and policy advice

a-Supports the prioritization, process and technical aspects of a wide array of data collection, compilation, and analysis related to epidemiology, policies, programme coverage and resources, in view of informing future programme efforts.

b-Performs modelling and analysis of surveillance, policy and programme monitoring data on trends and geographic location of the epidemic and response including through the use of standard estimation tools in view of detecting and monitoring inequalities. .

3) Contributions to global processes

a-Supports monitoring and reporting at national level and contributes data and analyses to the regional and global level (through the Global AIDS Monitoring system).

b-Proactively assists the UNAIDS Country Director in the monitoring of the United Nations Joint Programming on HIV, inter alia via the implementation of the Unified Budget, Results and Accountability Framework and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education :

Essential : Advanced university degree at Master s level or equivalent in Public Health, Epidemiology, (Bio)statistics, Demographic Studies, or another field related to the responsibilities.

A relevant first university degree and 7 years of relevant work experience will be considered as equivalent for internal candidates only. Competencies :

UNAIDS Values :

  • Commitment to the AIDS response.
  • Integrity
  • Respect for diversity
  • Core competencies :

  • Working in teams
  • Communicating with impact
  • Applying expertise
  • Delivering results
  • Driving change and innovation
  • Being accountable
  • Managerial competencies :

  • Leading teams
  • Building relationships and networks
  • Developing and empowering others
  • Managing performance and resources
  • Vision and strategic thinking
  • Exercising sound judgement Experience :
  • Essential : A minimum of 5 years of experience in the design, development and operational application of strategic information systems of AIDS programmes.

    Desirable : Demonstrated knowledge and sound understanding of the United Nations Joint Programming on HIV. Languages :

    Essential : Advanced knowledge of English and Portuguese.

    Desirable : Knowledge of additional UN official languages. Additional Information :

    Please note that for this vacancy, only nationals of Angola and legal residents holding an Angola valid residence or work permit are eligible to apply.

    You are required to reside within reasonable commuting distance of the UNAIDS office located in Luanda. A valid passport will be requested.

    Furthermore, only online applications will be accepted.

    Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. Annual salary : (Net of tax)

    110689 USD at single rate

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