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About the role
Frontline AIDS is recruiting a new Lead to spearhead our HIV Prevention Advocacy work, at a time when HIV prevention is in crisis.
The successful candidate will have substantial expertise in HIV prevention, particularly for key populations and adolescent girls and young women, including knowledge of key areas like comprehensive sexuality education and new prevention technologies. A proven advocate, they will have a strong track record of achieving policy and funding outcomes from key global agencies and donors, as well as of working effectively with partners to achieve results at the community or country level, and will bring a knowledge of advocacy strategy and strong insights on ways to monitor and evaluate advocacy impact. They will also need strong research and policy skills, ideally with some experience of community-based research or monitoring, along with excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
Leading, managing, monitoring and reporting on the delivery of Frontline AIDS HIV prevention advocacy portfolio, in line with Action 1 of our Global Plan of Action. • Working closely with colleagues and partners on the Action 1 team to implement national, regional and global advocacy activities that enable partner leadership, while also maximising the added-value of Frontline AIDS as a global convenor. • Identify and build new alliances and partnerships that may be needed for the successful delivery of Action 1.
Lead advocacy engagement with key institutions relevant to the HIV prevention advocacy strategy and work plan (eg UNAIDS, Global HIV Prevention Coalition, Global Fund, regional bodies etc) and with key governments and donors. • Closely follow developments and opportunities in the external policy environment and adapt the action 1 workplan and agreed activities accordingly, in collaboration with colleagues and partners. • Undertake knowledge and research projects that help to achieve advocacy goals on HIV prevention, to include work on accountability for HIV prevention in particular. • Work with the Communications Team to develop and deliver communications and campaigns aimed at achieving the goals of the HIV prevention advocacy strategy
As a line manager, they will be committed to fostering a high-performance culture, role modelling positive behaviours and managing team members with dignity, respect and fairness, and in all their work they will demonstrate a strong commitment to Frontline AIDS goal of becoming an anti-racist organisation.
We’ve been on the frontline of the world’s response to HIV and AIDS for 27 years, working with marginalised people who are denied HIV prevention and treatment simply because of who they are and where they live.
We know we can make the difference. We know that together we are greater than AIDS.
Our cultural philosophy is that Action Makes the Difference. The attitudes and approach we take at work are guided by our organisational values – Freethinker, Inspired by Difference and Firestarter – and their associated behaviours. Knowing what is expected of us every day helps Frontline AIDS to be a great place to work.
Are you the Frontliner we’re looking for?
You will promote best practice within your field of expertise and challenge ways of working to ensure the highest quality and levels of efficiency. Your actions will be aligned with Frontline AIDS vision and you will inspire the same behaviour in your peers.
Frontline AIDS operates a rigorous recruitment and selection process that reflects our commitment to child protection. Our Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded from our website.
How to apply:
Find out more by downloading the full job description and person specification from our website. If you are excited by this opportunity and think it’s right for you, we’d love to hear from you so apply via our website and upload your CV along with a covering letter outlining why you are a great match for this role.