Lead: HIV Technical (Gender)

Closing date: 01 January 2018
Location: Preferred location is either: Brighton (UK), or Cape Town (SA)
Salary: UK Salary: £47,690 and benefits / SA Salary: Competitive salary and benefits

We are looking for a leader with significant experience and technical leadership to input into our global programme of work, increasing the coverage, scope and quality of our gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV) programmes.

We are looking for a strategic leader who is able to put their principles into practice and inspire genuine enthusiasm & passion among colleagues across the world, including with Alliance partners (including Linking Organisations) and other technical staff. 

As a Lead in the organisation you will act as a role model, creating an environment of openness & trust, and celebrating the successes of others.  You will be committed to fostering a high performance culture, and will delegate thoughtfully to give colleagues real accountability & authority.  You will be comfortable managing in a matrix management environment.

 It is an exciting time to join the International HIV/AIDS Alliance. The organisation is implementing a significant change programme and in this role you will be fundamental to the continuing success of this programme, providing expertise which will enable the Alliance to fulfil its mission to work with communities through local, national and global action on HIV, health and human rights.

The role will:

  • Collaborate actively with Alliance partners (including Linking Organisations) and other technical staff who lead programming, promote best practice, drive innovation and ensure coherence across and between Alliance technical areas.
  • Lead on the development of innovative new programming on gender equality and GBV in the context of HIV and contribute to at least one other Alliance technical area in order to increase access to quality HIV and health programmes.
  • Lead and shape the Alliance's technical engagement in relevant global and regional fora related to Gender and Gender-Based Violence and coordinate with colleagues from across the Alliance on external engagement around these topics. To position the Alliance as a technical leader in this field.
  • Contribute to a strong Alliance partnership that is evidence-based and accountable to communities through identifying, crystallising and promoting deep reflection on learning in the areas of gender-equality and GBV.
  • Coordinate and link the analysis and synthesis of Alliance learning, knowledge and research in order to: contribute to quality programming, proposal development and influence current developments in the fields of gender, HIV and GBV.
  • Provide effective people management, ensuring individual objectives align with the Alliance’s organisational strategy; coaching and supporting staff to reach their full potential.

For full details of the role, download the job description and person specification below.

How to apply

Submit your CV, along with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria of the job description and person specification, by email to recruitment@aidsalliance.org. The subject line of your email should include the job title. Please state your preferred location and salary expectations on your cover letter. The cover letter is necessary for our assessment of your skills and experience. Please therefore do not send us your CV without a cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunities

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.

Qualified people living with HIV are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below and submit this with your application. Please be aware that completing this form is entirely voluntary and all information will be treated in the strictest of confidence.  This information will not be seen by hiring managers and is for monitoring purposes only.

Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults

The Alliance operates a rigorous recruitment and selection process that reflects our commitment to child protection.  The Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy can be downloaded here.