HIV Workplace Programme Coordinator
(based in Nairobi with at least 50 % field movement)
She/he is the leader in the implementation of ICRC HIV Workplace Institutional Policy implemented for National and International staff in more than 30 countries.
The HIV Workplace Programme (HIV WPP) Coordinator reports to the Geneva Staff Health Unit, leads and shares the responsibilities of the implementation of the programme with two other National coordinators based in Dakar and Nairobi. They are technically responsible of 25 Health Focal Points, based in the countries covered by the programme serving more than 14’000 staff and families.
The desired impacts of the programme are that all ICRC staff and Family member will have no new HIV infections and a supportive environment for HIV-infected persons and that they have permanent access to quality HIV testing, care and treatment.
In respect of the Institutional Policy and the internationally recognized facts and strategies in the fight against HIV, she / he will implement, adapt and develop activities to increase annually the number of ICRC staff & family members who know their HIV status; with 100% coverage of HIV testing for all staff’s pregnant women and to guarantee that HIV positive staff FM have access to quality care & treatment
She / He is sharing the following task with the two other coordinators
• Guaranties an annual visit to each country covered by the programme
• Supervises the HFP’s work and encourages and supports her or him in her or his assignment. She or he is available as a technical adviser
• Is part of the selection process of a Health Focal Point (HFP) in each country, who will be in charge of the implementation, follow-up and monitoring of the programme at national level
• Organizes the Annual meeting of the HFP
• Collects and analyses the country reports; deals with the relevant medical and statistical data, produces the annual report and take the appropriate steps to guaranty annual results with efficiency with internal stakeholders
Integrating the HIV WPP
• Evaluates and identifies HIV care and treatment providers to guarantee sustainable access to care
• Evaluates and identifies health Insurance and / or health facilities (hospitals, outpatient clinics, etc.) for care and treatment of ICRC staff and dependants
• Cooperates with the Administrator of each delegation in writing the contracts to be signed with health care services in respect of the Finance and Administrative procedures
• Ensures that all medical data be dealt with in a strictly confidential way
• Communicates regularly with different services in Geneva, in order to make the programme visible and understood by all inside the ICRC
• Is in charge of staff health for the Regional Delegation of Nairobi
• Intervenes in Critical Stress Incident crisis to support National and International staff
Keeping the HIV WPP up to international standards
• Keeps updating the HFP by regular review of the HIV related literature and via the HIV WPP database that she / he is leading
• Organizes benchmarking visits to other WPP
• Identifies private companies, NGO, National Societies, etc. that have an expertise in HIV field
• Meets MOH, National Programs responsible, GF, UNAIDS, PEPFAR to share information with and promote new approaches that could be useful to the programme
• Ready to accept the posting without being accompanied by his/her family during the first 2 years of contract
• Recognize medical doctor degree with clinical and public health experience
• At least 6 years of experience in ICRC operational programmes, including in leadership positions
• Experience in the fight against HIV would be an asset
• Fluent English and French, compulsory
• Driving licence (must cover manual transmission)
• HIV WPP Coordinator who is an inspiring, skilled leader, with desire to use her or his ICRC field experience to serve the National and International staff in respect of the administrative rules of the ICRC.
• She or he will be ready for up to fifteen field missions by year
Length of assignment: Three years.
Applications deadline: 20.02.2014
Starting date: April 2014
How to apply:
Only applications received via this website www.icrc.org will be taken into consideration