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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: New NGO Alternate Board Member, UNITAID.Deadline: June 12th 2011 [Archivo adjunto 1]
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Data: Fri, 20 May 2011 20:32:59 +0100
De: Jessica Hamer
Assunto: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: New NGO Alternate Board Member, UNITAID.
Deadline: June 12th 2011
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*The NGO Delegation to UNITAID is seeking applications for a new Alternate
Board Member (unpaid position).*
Application deadline: *Sunday 12th June 2011*
*Full terms of reference and an application form are attached. Please send
completed applications to UNITAID Civil Society Delegations Liaison
Officer, Jessica Hamer: **jhamer (at) oxfam.org.uk*
*UNITAID is *an international drug-purchasing facility, intervening for
market impact to scale up access to prevention, diagnostic, and treatment
products for HIV and AIDS, TB and malaria in developing countries. UNITAID
raises money through a combination of taxes on airline tickets and long-term
government funding. UNITAID is also a vehicle to encourage follow-on
innovation, to ensure medicines are available in formulations and
combinations that are best suited to the target populations and treatment
conditions in developing countries.
For more information on unitaid, please see
*The Position:* The NGO delegation to the Executive Board of UNITAID is
looking to appoint a new Alternate Board Member to represent NGOs.
The Alternate will work with the NGO board member, liaison officer and
delegations stakeholder groups (including Advisory Group and Contact Group)
to work to represent not themselves or their organisation, but the whole
constituency of NGOs involved in the fight against the three diseases.
Applicants must be from an NGO working to fight HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria,
and must be willing to commit *25%* of their working time to the position.
Applicants must have the support of their organisation for the role and
The term of service is *2 years (July 2011-July 2013)* beginning with the
next Executive Board Meeting,* July 5th-6th 2011*, where a handover will
take place with the current NGO Board member and Alternate. Please note: the
Alternate Board member will be offered the Board member post (for a further
two years) at completion of term, pending satisfactory performance
evaluations. The new Alternate should be available to attend the UNITAID
Board Meeting, *July 5th-6th 2011*, and Civil Society Delegations Pre-Board
Meetings, *July 2nd-4th 2011*, at short notice (approx. 10 days).
*Please note this is an unpaid position but travel costs will be covered by
the UNITAID Secretariat. Some support towards telephone and other office
costs will also be provided.*
Full Terms of Reference for the position, details of selection criteria, and
instructions on how to apply are attached. Applicants will be assessed
through CV and application form, and will be asked to participate in a
telephone interview if shortlisted. Please contact
*jhamer (at) oxfam.org.uk*should you have any queries
on the process.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. Results of the
appointment will be circulated on listservs, in July 2011.
Thanks and best wishes,
Mohga Kamal-Yanni (Oxfam GB, NGOs Board Member (Outgoing))
Kim Nichols (African Services Committee, NGOs Alternate Board Member)
Jessica Hamer (Liaison Officer, Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID)
Liaison officer, Civil Society Delegations to UNITAID Board
Telephone: +44 (0)1865 473508
Mobile: +44 (0)7879 474766
Email: JHamer (at) oxfam.org.uk
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