Director, Regional Support Team for Latin America and the Caribbean

Ref: 5122

UNAIDS

The role is located in Panama City, Panama

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Role Managed by:

Clara Nelson Strachan

Principal Researcher & Head of Research, Global Non Profits

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6204

e: clara.nelsonstrachan@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice and Social Impact

Salary & Benefits: This is a D1 level position and the minimum net salary for the role is approximately USD 102,715 plus a post adjustment currently around 39%. A number of allowances are possible in case of dependent spouse and/or children.

Closing Date: 17/05/2021

Saving lives, leaving no one behind

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is leading the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Since starting operations in 1996, UNAIDS has led and inspired global, regional, national and local leadership, innovation and partnership with the aim of ultimately consigning HIV to history. UNAIDS provides the strategic direction, advocacy, coordination and technical support needed to catalyse and connect leadership from governments, the private sector and communities to deliver life-saving HIV services.

Under the leadership of a new Executive Director, UNAIDS is embarking on an ambitious change program. Our Global AIDS Strategy 2021-2026 - End Inequalities. End AIDS. is a bold new approach to use an inequalities lens to close the gaps that are preventing progress towards ending AIDS. Alongside this, we are undertaking an Alignment exercise to ensure that UNAIDS financial and human resources are best placed to respond to the current challenges and those of the future of the AIDS response and transforming our organizational culture - the way we do our business and how we work together, to reflect our values and principles.

We are now seeking a new Director of the Regional Support Team for Latin America and the Caribbean to provide leadership for an expanded UN System response to AIDS at regional and country levels in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Director will promote, support and provide guidance to countries, partners and the UN System in the region, in order to fast-track HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. The Director is also responsible for leading on the delivery of the UNAIDS Strategy across the region.

You will be a proven and committed leader with 15 years of experience leading, managing and implementing development or cooperation programmes at the international and national level, with over ten years of experience of managing diverse teams. You will bring a depth of understanding of, and experience in, Latin America and the Caribbean, and fluency in both Spanish and English.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 5122. The deadline for applications is Monday 17th May at 18:00 BST.

The role is located in Panama City, Panama. This is a D1 level position and the minimum net salary for the role is approximately USD 102,715 plus a post adjustment currently around 39%. A number of allowances are possible in case of dependent spouse and/or children.

The UNAIDS Secretariat is committed to creating a more diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive work environment. UNAIDS particularly encourages people living with HIV, women, gender non-conforming people, LGBTIQ+ individuals, nationals of countries of the Global South and people with disabilities to apply. 

Support or adjustment based on disability or health condition to apply for this job or during recruitment process can be provided.

Flexible working arrangements and paid parental leave support UNAIDS staff to fulfill professional and personal commitments.

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