COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION & NETWORKING ADVISER (CMNA) at UNDP
JOB: COUNTRY COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION & NETWORKING ADVISER (CMNA)
LOCATION: ABUJA, NIGERIA
TYPE OF CONTRACT: FTA LOCAL
POST LEVEL: NO-C
LANGUAGES REQUIRED: ENGLISH
DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT: INITIAL PERIOD OF ONE YEAR
FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Strong interpersonal, representational and advocacy skills.
Ability to facilitate and strengthen the involvement of a range of external partners in HIV work.
Knowledge of the UN system and development issues.
Understanding of AIDS epidemic essential.
Ability to ensure that the principles around human rights, gender and the meaningful involvement of people living with HIV and adhered to and applied in all UNAIDS partnership work and strategies.
Other partnerships skills as articulated in the cross cutting competency set.
Commitment to the AIDS response
Respect for diversity
Working in teams
Communicating with impact
Driving change and innovation.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential: An advanced university degree ( Masters) in social sciences, health, or related field.
Desirable: Specialization in one of the above fields.
Essential: At least 5 years relevant working experience in civil society/community mobilization collaboration and partnerships. Considerable experience in the country where the post is located in the field of HIV, fostering partnerships with a range of sectors, Broad experience in working with and mobilizing a range of external partners.
Desirable: Experience in the UN system; regional and/or international experience in the field of HIV; experience of living with HIV.
Essential: Advanced level of English or another UN official language depending on the duty station as well as an advanced level of the local language.
Desirable: Good working knowledge of another UN Official language.
The UN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.