From: Pankaj Anand <anandpankaj@yahoo.com>
 
 
India HIV/AIDS Alliance invites talented professionals to join our team in Delhi

Programme Officer: (Full time – Four Positions)

Programme Officer : Monitoring & Evaluation (Full time – 2 positions)

Officer : Grant Management (Full-time – 2 Positions)
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Programme Officer (Full time – Four Positions)

Introduction:


Established in 1999, the India HIV/AIDS Alliance comprises a Secretariat in New Delhi, five lead partner organisations (the Linking Organisations within the global Alliance) and their networks of over 100 community-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) across Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra states, and a state partner in Manipur.

The Alliance in India has supported over 120 community-based projects through its NGO and CBO partners to prevent HIV infection; improve access to HIV treatment, care and support; and lessen the impact of HIV. The last including reducing stigma and discrimination, particularly among the most vulnerable and marginalised communities key to the epidemic – sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM), injecting drug users (IDUs) and adults and children living with and/or affected by HIV.

Key Responsibilities:

The Programme Officer will be responsible for providing programmatic, technical and organisational development support to the Alliance India’s network of state level principal partner NGOs, their programmes & implementing partners. S/he will be supporting programme development and capacity building activities; promoting innovation and documentation of good practice in HIV and AIDS programming.

The incumbent will be mainly responsible for the following:

• Development and implementation of the programme work plans and activities for the designated partner organisations and stakeholders, in consultation with the Programme Manager, ensuring high quality in programme deliverables.
• Contribute to the implementation of effective monitoring, review and evaluation strategies and activities for programmes against agreed project deliverables in close co-ordination with monitoring & Evaluation team members.
• Assess the programmatic, organisational and technical support needs of programmes, implementing NGOs and other relevant stakeholders and develop capacity building plans for needs identified; also carryout review and evaluation of the progress and impact of such activities and take corrective actions wherever required.
• Support lead partners and NGOs in developing and maintaining systems and procedures to ensure donor compliance.
• Work with other members of the Programmes team to liaise with partner NGOs in preparing and submitting programme and other reports on a timely basis, as required, for internal and external use.
• Prepare regular reports on the programme for Alliance India and donors
• Review, analyse and provide timely feedback on programme reports and other documents relating to programmes and partner NGOs.
• Contribute to the development of tools and resources for use by Alliance India and partner organisations in various programmes.
• Support the advocacy team in the effective implementation of the advocacy initiatives developed at the grass root level.
• In collaboration with the Programme Manager, contribute programme learning to knowledge management initiatives of Alliance India, ensuring the communication of best practice recommendations are promoted within Alliance India and to external organisations.

Essential requirements:

Master’s degree in social sciences, health or development field (or equivalent) with at least 3 to 4 years of relevant project management experience in the health or development sectors.
Hands on experience of working with key populations (female sex worker, men who have sex with men, injecting drug users) and good knowledge about the issues of prevention for KPs.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of partnerships, principles of NGO support and/or donor environment.
Experience of providing technical support to and capacity building of organisations.
Excellent analytical, writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently
Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel within India.
Fluency in English and Hindi

Desirable qualities/experience/skills:

Understanding about development issues and the HIV epidemic(s) in the Asia region.
Fluency in any one of the languages (Tamil, Telugu, Marathi) and other Asian languages

The position requires a strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and NGO activities in India, and a strong interest in and understanding the relevant issues

Compensation package will commensurate with qualification and experience. Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should send their resume to the below given address before closing date.

Also mention your current salary and expected salary in the covering letter.

The applications can also be send by e-mail. Please indicate the title of the post applied for on the envelope/subject line.

India HIV/AIDS Alliance
Second Floor, Kushal House, 39 Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019
Tel: (011) 4163 3081
Email: recruit@allianceindia.org
Website: www.aidsalliance.org


Closing date for receipt of complete applications: 20th June, 2010
Qualified and experienced people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will be take place during the fourth week of June, 2010. Please note that we will not be able to notify all applicants. Only short listed candidates will be notified about the interview date.
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Programme Officer : Monitoring & Evaluation (Full time – 2 positions)

Introduction:


Established in 1999, the India HIV/AIDS Alliance comprises a Secretariat in New Delhi, five lead partner organisations (the Linking Organisations within the global Alliance) and their networks of over 100 community-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) across Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra states, and a state partner in Manipur.

The Alliance in India has supported over 120 community-based projects through its NGO and CBO partners to prevent HIV infection; improve access to HIV treatment, care and support; and lessen the impact of HIV. The last including reducing stigma and discrimination, particularly among the most vulnerable and marginalised communities key to the epidemic – sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM), injecting drug users (IDUs) and adults and children living with and/or affected by HIV.

Key Responsibilities:

The Programme Officer: Monitoring and evaluation will be responsible for providing programmatic, technical and organisational development support to Alliance India’s network of state level principal partner NGOs, their programmes & implementing partners; supporting programme development and capacity building; and support programme evaluations and analysis and provide feedback on programming.

The incumbent will be mainly responsible for the following:

• Design and develop various monitoring and evaluation formats and reporting systems for partner organisations and Alliance India office for relevant projects.
• Lead and manage the development and implementation of effective M&E strategies and programme implementation plans and budgets within Alliance India and its lead partner organisations ensuring high quality in the programme deliverables.
• Work with other members of the team in preparation of the MIS plans, periodic reports and assessment reports of NGOs, CBOs catering to internal and external requirements.
• Review, analyse and provide timely feedback on M&E aspects in programme reports and other documents relating to programmes and partner organisations.
• Contribute to the development of tools and resources for use by Alliance India and their partner organisations in monitoring and evaluation.
• Support lead partners and NGOs in developing and maintaining systems and procedures to ensure donor compliance.
• MIS data analysis and feedback to partners to enhance the quality of programmes
• Assess the monitoring and evaluation needs of partner organisations, implementing NGOs and other stakeholders in programmes and develop capacity building plans for the identified needs; also carryout review and evaluation of the progress and impact of such activities and take corrective actions wherever required.
• Support other departments in the analysation and documenting the progress, impact, challenges and lessons learned of programmes.
• Support the Programme Manager in carrying out operational research studies, assessments and abstracts and prepare strategic documents/reports.
• In collaboration with the Programme Manager support programme evaluations strategies and data analysis to provide feedback for programme planning & design.

Essential requirements:

Master’s degree in statistics, Demography, Social Science, public health or development field (or equivalent) with at least 3 to 5 years of relevant monitoring and evaluation experience in the HIV/ AIDS programming
Strong background in data analysis.
Hands on experience of working with key populations (female sex worker, men who have sex with men, injecting drug users) and good knowledge about the issues of prevention for KPs.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of partnerships, principles of NGO support and/or donor environment.
Working experience on analytical software packages (SPSS/ STATA)
Experience of providing technical support to and capacity building of organisations.
Excellent analytical, writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently
Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel within India.
Fluency in English and Hindi

Desirable qualities/experience/skills:

Understanding about development issues and the HIV epidemic(s) in the Asia region.
Fluency in any one of the languages (Tamil, Telugu, Marathi) and other Asian languages

The position requires a strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and NGO activities in India, and a strong interest in and understanding the relevant issues

Compensation package will commensurate with qualification and experience. Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should send their resume to the below given address before closing date.

Also mention your current salary and expected salary in the covering letter.

The applications can also be send by e-mail. Please indicate the title of the post applied for on the envelope/subject line.

India HIV/AIDS Alliance
Second Floor, Kushal House, 39 Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019
Tel: (011) 4163 3081
Email: recruit@allianceindia.org
Website: www.aidsalliance.org


Closing date for receipt of complete applications: 20th June, 2010
Qualified and experienced people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will be take place during the fourth week of June, 2010. Please note that we will not be able to notify all applicants. Only short listed candidates will be notified about the interview date.
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Officer : Grant Management (Full-time – 2 Positions)

Introduction:

Established in 1999, the India HIV/AIDS Alliance comprises a Secretariat in New Delhi, five lead partner organisations (the Linking Organisations within the global Alliance) and their networks of over 100 community-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organisations (CBOs) across Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra states, and a state partner in Manipur.

The Alliance in India has supported over 120 community-based projects through its NGO and CBO partners to prevent HIV infection; improve access to HIV treatment, care and support; and lessen the impact of HIV. The last including reducing stigma and discrimination, particularly among the most vulnerable and marginalised communities key to the epidemic – sex workers, men who have sex with men (MSM), injecting drug users (IDUs) and adults and children living with and/or affected by HIV.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall management of the partners and day to day management of specific grants.
Provide inputs in strengthening the granting cycle through regularly assessing the operational needs of the Finance and Programmes teams; proposing and developing new processes and procedures, including proposing updates for the Alliance’s Onward Granting Policies and Procedures.
Signing sub-grant agreements with partner organisations, and design/maintain systems and responsible for the timely renewals, amendments, closeouts, etc of various sub – grants in accordance with contractual obligations and alliance India regulations.
Regularly monitor financial performance of Alliance India partner organisations including monitoring of spending under sub-grants, analysis and preparations of reports on all granting activities to relevant units, donors and other external bodies.
Work with the Programmes Team to design budgets and reporting forms that reflect programmatic goals and also ensure grant funds are effectively utilised against programme deliverables.
Input to budgeting process for various donor programme activities in addition to quarterly Budget vs. Actual (and variances) analysis for donor reporting and review of programme activities.
Maintain clear understanding of relevant donors of Alliance India and local legislation regulations, and take lead in the financial and narrative part of pertinent donors reporting.
Ensuring compliance of Alliance India and its NGO partners with local legislation, internal Alliance India/UK requirements, and various donor regulations and policies.
Liaise with appointed external auditors for partner organisations (sub-recipients) and review external audit opinions on financial reports from partner organisations and incorporate them into preparation of donor reports.
Identify the areas where the Alliance NGO partners requires support and provide specific technical support on financial management, internal control systems, budgeting and sub-grants management, etc.
Extend support in resource mobilization activities, especially in the development of budgets in line with concept notes and work plans for various project/programme proposals.

Essential requirements:

Professional accountancy qualification, preferably Masters in Commerce with at least 4-6 years experience.
At least 4 years’ relevant experience in an NGO or comparable setting.
Experience of computerised accounting, especially Tally.
Adequate experience in compliance with statutory and contractual requirements
Demonstrated experience of onward granting in the non-profit sector.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of partnerships, principles of NGO support and/or donor environment.
Experience of providing technical support to and capacity building of organisations.
Strong analytical and financial management skills.
Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel within India.
Fluency in English and Hindi

Desirable qualities/experience/skills:

Understanding about development issues and the HIV epidemic(s) in the Asia region.
Fluency in any one of the languages (Tamil, Telugu, Marathi) and other Asian languages

The position requires a strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health and NGO activities in India, and a strong interest in and understanding the relevant issues

Compensation package will commensurate with qualification and experience. Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should send their resume to the below given address before closing date.

Also mention your current salary and expected salary in the covering letter.

The applications can also be send by e-mail. Please indicate the title of the post applied for on the envelope/subject line.

India HIV/AIDS Alliance
Second Floor, Kushal House, 39 Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019
Tel: (011) 4163 3081
Email: recruit@allianceindia.org
Website: www.aidsalliance.org


Closing date for receipt of complete applications: 20th June, 2010
Qualified and experienced people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will be take place during the fourth week of June, 2010. Please note that we will not be able to notify all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
_____________________________

Pankaj Anand
E-MAIL: <anandpankaj@yahoo.com>