Project officer

To join our international department, we are looking for a Project officer (temporary position) for 32 hours per week. 

Aidsfonds - STI AIDS Netherlands works as one organization towards a world without AIDS and on reduction of STIs and HIV in the Netherlands. Over 140 highly motivated people work at our office in Amsterdam.

We are at a historic turning point in the fight against AIDS. We have all the knowledge to defeat the AIDS epidemic for good. In the Netherlands and in the rest of the world. But it is not yet a completed race. If we do not put the fight against AIDS at the highest speed now, the epidemic will continue. That cannot happen. Together with 140,000 donors and partners, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Postcode Loterij, Aidsfonds does everything to prevent that. As one of the largest private funds, we have been playing a pioneering role in the fight against AIDS for years. To put an end to AIDS, we work with local communities, support research and ensure that AIDS remains high on the global agenda. Soa  Aids Nederland is the center of expertise in the field of STD, HIV and sexual health in the Netherlands.

The International department is headed by a departmental manager and consists of three teams: one team supporting Children, Youth, Women, one team supporting Key Populations, and one Advisory team. The colleagues on these teams carry out their duties within various (multidisciplinary) projects. 

 

To join our International department, Key Populations team, we are looking for a

Project officer

(temporary position for one year; 32 hours per week)

The project officer will primary support the Coordinator of the Love Alliance in her day to day coordination of the five-year strategic partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs focusing on advocacy for health and rights for key populations.

For more about the Love Alliance, see our website

Main tasks & responsibilities

The project officer will support the coordinator of the Love Alliance with day-to-day coordination of the Love Alliance as part of the administrative lead team. This will include supporting diverse and ad-hoc processes and tasks, for example including the supporting the annual planning and reporting cycle, Theory of Change validation, preparing information for the Advisory Board and Activist Advisory Committee and execute decisions made in these governance bodies.

  • Implements specific parts from the Love Alliance administrative lead project plan with regards to coordination and support of the Alliance Partners
  • Preparing relevant documents for the Strategic Board and other coordination bodies
  • Supports the reporting and annual planning process of alliance partners by for example compiling reports and content.
  • Monitors the progress on work plans and budgets of grantees and advises the project team on specific tasks
  • Supporting contracting of consultants and grantees
  • Supporting PMEL execution (including operational research)
  • Maintains network relevant to the implementation of the Love Alliance administrative lead
  • Identifies policy, project or funding opportunities

 

Your salary will be between € 2.719 and  € 4.393 gross per month (for 36 hours). it is a temporary position. You will be offered a fixed term contract for one year.

Requirements & competencies

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Preferably knowledge of/affinity with HIV/AIDS, the international playing field, and programmatic approaches
  • Knowledge of project management/project based creation
  • Flexible, creative, independent, analytical
  • Excellent relationship building skills, with an ability to influence and motivate people at all levels
  • Experience in working with diverse group of stakeholders, including civil society, donors and other experts
  • Experience in working for a lead party of an alliance or consortium
  • Master degree in international development, social sciences, or another relevant field
  • Fluent English communication skills, able to read and understand Dutch, French or Arabic language skills are appreciated

 

Involvement

Working at Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Nederland means working with other professionals to invest the best in yourself for a good goal. We are an organization with an open, welcoming and collaborative atmosphere.

Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Nederland aims at a diverse workforce with a balanced representation of men and women, ages, sexual orientations and ethnic backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from qualified candidates who are living with HIV and/or from key affected communities.
As a result of the Covid 19 pandemic, we currently mainly work from home.

 

More information?

On our websites: aidsfonds.nl; aidsfonds.org; soaaids.nl 

You can also contact Lynn Werlich, Head of the Key Populations team at lwerlich@aidsfonds.nl or Naroesha Jagessar, Coordinator of the Love Alliance (njagessar@aidsfonds.nl) (Please use this e-mail address only for questions and more information. If you would you like to apply, please use the link below).

 

How to apply?

Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, should be submitted before Monday 10 May 2021. Please include - either through reflection in your letter and/or through an attachment or link. Interviews will be held in week 20.

Please send a motivation letter and CV to Lynn Werlich and Naroesha Jagessar via the website:

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