Vacant position: Strategic Planning Specialist
HIV/AIDS Legal Aid Network announces call for proposals for vacant position of Strategic planning specialist
Location : Home-based
Application Deadline : 8-July-15
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Languages Required : English Russian
Duration of Initial Contract : Estimated 10 July 2015 – 15 September 2015
Expected Duration of Assignment : Approximately 45 working days
Eastern Europe and Central Asia is one of two regions in the world where new HIV infections are still on the rise. It is estimated by the UNAIDS that the number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) was 35 million in 2013 around the world. Although effective preventive and treatment measures are known and used, they are not available in the region at the scale needed to effectively reverse the epidemic and achieve Millennium Development Goal 6.
UN on numerous occasions pointed out that spread and impact of HIV on individuals and communities around the world is inextricably linked with human rights. A lack of respect for human rights fuels the spread and exacerbates the impact of the disease, while at the same time HIV undermines progress in the realization of human rights.
The organizations that provide free legal aid people affected by HIV, under support of the UNDP, united in the Regional network for protection and promotion of their rights. There are organizations from 9 countries of the region (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan).
The Network, arising out of the project, supported by the UNDP, is looking for a specialist on strategic planning for determination of strategy of follow activity, priorities and specification of tasks and goals.
Duties and Responsibilities
Preliminary diagnostics of the Network activity
Carrying out the strategic planning sessions on-line, with all Network members participation.
Discussions coordination and moderation for:
- determining strong and week spots of the Network;
- determination and characterization of short-term and log-term goals of the Network;
- strategic of the achieving goals;
- creation of the Network members teamwork rules;
- characterization of rules of the Network members cooperation with other legal aid providers and service organizations;
- Pointing the rules of the Network members communication with representatives of the target grope, that ask for legal aid.
Analysis of sessions’ results and drafting recommendations.
Creating the strategic plan.
The practical experience in the strategic analysis of the field and carriage of strategic planning sessions.
Experience of facilitation and moderation of discussions
Good understanding of human rights organizations activities
Excellent communication abilities
Advanced user of internet-communication tools
Advanced user of MS Office, Power Point, MS Outlook
Required Skills and Experience
Two or more years of relevant experience in the field of strategic analyzing and planning;
Experience in work with HIV, human rights issues, network management is an advantage.
Fluency in Russian and English. Knowledge of more regional languages is a plus.
Please, send your resume (CV), a short motivation letter and your salary expectations to email address firstname.lastname@example.org till 24.00 on July 8, 2015.
Станислав Ежи Лец