Liaison Officer

  Population Services International Nepal
  Afghanistan Unspecified 484
Date Posted:Sep 9, 2010
Reference:1
Closing Date:Sep 19, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Programme
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Population Services International Nepal:

Population Services International (PSI) is one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations, working with the mission of measurably improving the health of poor and vulnerable people and operating in more than 60 countries. PSI started operating in Nepal in early 2002 to support national programming on HIV/AIDS prevention, child survival and family planning.

Job Summary:

PSI/Nepal is seeking a qualified, self motivated and dynamic candidate for the post of Liaison Officer for its Global Fund Regional HIV/AIDs Program.

The Global Fund Regional HIV/AIDs Program is a multi-country program covering seven countries in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) with its main office in Kathmandu, Nepal. The program will focus on providing support and building the capacity of national sexual and gender minorities community-based organizations to deliver high quality services, engage in policy development and advocacy initiatives and take part in research on HIV-related issues affecting sexual and gender minorities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Liaison Officer will be responsible for overseeing program implementation in Afghanistan. S/he will act as a liaison between PSI/Nepal and its partners; monitor programmatic and financial program activity and be the in-country contact person for the program. The position will be based in Afghanistan.

Job Requirement:

Qualification:

• Masters degree in public health, social sciences or a related degree
• At least 3 years of related work experience, particularly in HIV related programs
• Proven experience interacting with government agencies, local NGOs and INGOs
• Knowledge about Global Fund grants and subgrants and familiarity with sexual and gender minorities issues will be advantageous
• Excellent financial management and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in multi-cultural environment
• Effective oral and written communications skills in English as well as local language

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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