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Who is AFAO?


Positions Vacant at AFAO:


Project Coordinator

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  • AFAO leads efforts to end HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific
  • Vibrant team environment, walking distance from Central station, hybrid role
  • Salary guide $72-$82,000 plus super & competitive NFP salary packaging

 

The Organisation

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation is the national federation for the HIV community response in Australia. AFAO works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

The member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intesex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities provides rapid intelligence on changes in Australia’s HIV epidemic, allowing the Federation to respond quickly and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, research and clinical partners.

 

The Role

Reporting to the Deputy CEO, you will ensure delivery of targeted projects to support the development, implementation and evaluation of key initiatives and help ultimately influence the standard of care delivered to people with HIV. You will support AFAO in championing this cause by participating in innovative and strategic initiatives to achieve AFAO’s mission. Specifically you will:

  • Administer the International Advisory Committee, the Governance and Membership Committee, and support other routine meetings that form part of AFAO’s peak body responsibilities
  • Support AFAO’s ongoing membership to the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
  • Manage multiple complex projects with varied timeframes
  • Identify and maximise partnerships to embed AFAO’s offerings within the health system
  • Establish strong partnerships with stakeholders at the government and community level
  • Support the organisation to meet its reporting obligations to the Department of Health

 

Skills Required

The successful candidate will be an expert relationship builder with a track record of successful project coordination. Additionally you have:

  • Superior written communication skills (a written assessment will form part of the selection process)
  • Capacity to conceptualise solutions to complex issues
  • Experience engaging with the international aid sector and/or Australia’s public health system
  • A proven track record managing concurrent projects and meeting tight deadlines
  • Formal qualifications in health, science, international development or associated field

 

Download a copy of the Position Description here.

 

How to Apply

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above through NGO Recruitment, or contact Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Senior Project Officer

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  • Lead the effort to end HIV transmission and reduce its impacts in Australia
  • 24-month contract with possibility of extension, hybrid role
  • Salary guide $95-$100,000 plus super and NFP salary packaging

 

The Organisation

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisation (AFAO) works to end HIV transmission and reduce its impact on communities in Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

AFAO member organisations represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – people living with HIV, sexuality and gender diverse communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AFAO’s close connection with communities, provides rapid intelligence on changes in the HIV epidemic, allowing the organisation to respond quickly, and to act as a trusted communication channel to government, multi-lateral funders, research and clinical partners.

 

The Role

The Senior Project Officer is an integral member of AFAO, dedicated to the common goals of ending HIV transmission and reducing its impacts. The support AFAO in championing this cause by participating in innovative and strategic initiatives to achieve AFAO’s mission. Reporting to the National Programs Manager you will work on key projects from beginning to end.

You will create cross sectional dialogue, put together new testing models, and develop resources and papers. You will be managing stakeholders and seeing them through the complete project management arc. Building protocols, writing resources, convening meetings, and implementing and evaluating training plans is also a key part of this role.

 

Skills Required

You’re currently a project manager and an innovative thinker with experience in managing projects from concept to delivery.

You will have the capacity to conceptualise solutions to complex issues relevant to HIV, public health and diverse sexuality and gender identities and other priority populations. You will also possess a proven track record of autonomously planning and using systems management to map, implement and complete concurrent projects and meet deadlines.

Experience working or volunteering in community organisations in Australia or elsewhere is desirable, as is exposure to liaising with high-level domestic stakeholders, including sector experts.

Tertiary qualifications in one or more of public policy, social sciences and the humanities or equivalent experience in social change, policy, project management, or a similar field would be a key part of your understanding.

 

Download a copy of the Position Description here.

 

How to Apply

If you are passionate about ending HIV transmission and reducing its impacts in Australia, please submit a resume and cover letter responding to the skills required above through NGO Recruitment or contact Hayley Martin on 02 8243 0570 if you have any specific questions.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.