UNDP-Iran Request for National consultancy for Provision of technical support to improve HIV prevention and testing services under HIV/AIDS New Funding Model 3 (NFM 3)


Location : Tehran, IRAN
Application Deadline :06-May-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :HIV, Health and Development
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  

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Background

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for National consultancy for Provision of technical support to improve HIV prevention and testing services under HIV/AIDS New Funding Model 3 (NFM 3)

 

The project titled "Enhancement of National HIV Response with Focus on Target Beneficiary Groups in line with the fifth National Strategic Plan (5th NSP) 2020-2024” is funded by the Global Fund’s New Funding Model (NFM) program for HIV and building resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH).
The United Nation Development Program (UNDP) Iran country office as the Principal Recipient (PR) works with the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) and three Sub-recipients (SRs) in implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project. The SRs are: Center for Communicable Disease Control of Ministry of Health and Medical Education (CDC), Welfare Organization (WO), Iranian Prisons Organization (PO).
In continuity with the activities conducted in the past years, the main goal of WO in this project is to improve scale up of differentiated HIV testing services and expansion of HIV prevention services for key population (People Who Inject Drugs (PWIDs), High Risk Behaviour Women Affected by HIV (HRBW) and Transgender People (TGs) with special focus on optimization of testing, harm reduction services, quality of HIV prevention services in WO centres; improve of its monitoring system; and enhancement of access of TGs (transgender) to HIV services.


Duties and Responsibilities

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for National consultancy for Provision of technical support to improve HIV prevention and testing services under HIV/AIDS New Funding Model 3 (NFM 3)

The consultant is expected to achieve the main following objectives:
• Improve the quality of reporting services in Drop-In Centers (DICs) and Women Centres of Welfare Organization.
• Improve the data collection system of DICs and Women Centres of WO
• Provision of administrative and logistical support
• Support to effective and efficient functioning of the Project unit at Welfare Organization, Prevention Department


Competencies

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for National consultancy for Provision of technical support to improve HIV prevention and testing services under HIV/AIDS New Funding Model 3 (NFM 3)

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Required Skills and Experience

To apply for this jobs please refer to http://www.ir.undp.org/content/iran/en/home/procurement.html under the subject: UNDP-Iran Request for National consultancy for Provision of technical support to improve HIV prevention and testing services under HIV/AIDS New Funding Model 3 (NFM 3)

The Consultant is required to have the following eligibility criteria:
Academic Background:
• The consultant should hold a graduate level academic degree in the area of health and/or business administration
Experience:
• 5 years of relevant experience in administration or programme support service.
• Experience in working in the area of HIV/AIDS or harm reduction.
• Experience in working with WO is a plus.
• Experience in working with the UN agencies is a plus.
• Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web- based management systems.
Competencies:
• Good knowledge of English and Farsi both written and speaking



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