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Social Mobilization and Partnership Adviser: UNAIDS Jobs in Kenya

Vacancy No: 312010
Functional Title:
Social Mobilization and Partnership Adviser

Org. Unit:

Reporting to:
Country Coordinator
Date of Issue:
February 24, 2010

Contract Type:
Fixed Term Appointment
Duty Station:
UNAIDS Secretariat, Kenya Office, Nairobi

Functions/ Key Results Expected

Under overall supervision of the Country Coordinator, the Social Mobilization and Partnership Adviser will work with the national HIV/AIDS authorities and the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS to strengthen UNAIDS contribution to effective national leadership and strategic management of the national response to HIV.

Key functions will include:

  • Support processes to develop and strengthen national partnerships for an expanded HIV response in the Country with a focus to increasing strategic involvement of those most affected and vulnerable
  • Facilitate and support mobilization and sustainable involvement of all sectors in society in the response to HIV specially those most affected and vulnerable and including civil society, labor organizations and the private sector - for social dialogue, policy development and activity implementation

Detailed functions, key result areas and competences can be found on the UNDP Kenya web site-

Recruitment Qualifications

Post-graduate degree in social sciences or health, or equivalent academic preparation.


  • At least 8 years experience in civil society mobilization, collaboration and partnerships development.
  • Considerable experience at country, regional and/or international levels in the field of HIV.
  • Demonstrated experience in fostering partnerships with a range of sectors, including civil society, government and intergovernmental organizations.
  • Experience in network development, negotiation and advocacy would be an added advantage.

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent command of English and working knowledge of Kiswahili.

Interested persons are kindly requested to send applications, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and updated P11 form (downloaded from to the address below.

Please quote vacancy number and position title on the envelope.

Block Q, RM 115
P.O. Box 30218—00100
Nairobi — Kenya

Please note that:

  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • UNAIDS is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.

Applications from women are particularly encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 17th March, 2010

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