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Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNAIDS- JPO, Regional Support Team, East and South Africa (RST ESA), Johannesburg, South Africa


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Johannesburg, South Africa
Sector/Unit: Regional Support Team, East and South Africa (RST ESA)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support and research on a broad range of human rights and gender equality issues in the context of the HIV epidemic, including but not limited to summarizing findings for input into reports, policy documents and technical guidance documents; drafting reports, fact sheets, memoranda and other materials supporting policies and programmes related to human rights and law in the context of Fast Track and other key initiatives relating to expanding access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support programmes.
  • Provide support to the Senior Adviser - Gender (Regional), RST ESA, in effective handling and support the work of the Regional Office and the Country Offices in the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) Region, including through participating in the organization of international meetings and technical consultations addressing HIV, human rights and gender equality, the development of training documents for UNAIDS staff and external partners; in responding to requests for gender equality and human rights-related information, including sexual and reproductive health and rights, from the various teams in the Regional Office and the UNAIDS Country Offices, Cosponsors and other partners; and/or leading the provision of programmatic supervision to interns.
  • Proactively participate in supporting UNAIDS engagement with international and regional human rights bodies and other UN bodies and processes; including through drafting documents and interventions on HIV-related gender equality, legal and human rights issues, panel events and confidential country reports; as well as in strengthening relationships with civil society groups with a focus organisations of women living with HIV, women’s organisations including from key populations addressing HIV, SRHR, human rights and law and in providing support to ESA country offices on HIV-related human rights and gender issues.
  • Assist with the preparation, development and implementation of specific initiatives and activities related to human rights, gender equality, Gender Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR); and support gathering of strategic information for political advocacy to accelerate achievements in the elimination of human rights and gender barriers, in close collaboration with the UNAIDS HQ, other Regional Support Teams (RSTs) and UNAIDS Country Offices (UCOs).


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in international development, international relations, human rights, social or physical sciences, public health, management or similar academic preparation.


Experience:

  • Two years of work experience (maximum of 4 years) preferably in human rights or gender equality.
  • Experience working on sexual and reproductive health and rights, women’s and girls’ human rights, or adolescent health and rights specifically, will be an asset.


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent writing and verbal skills in English.
  • Working knowledge of French or Portuguese is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the AIDS epidemic, globally and its implications.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDs and other communicable diseases in the context of African region will be an asset.