ECOM is looking for Advocacy Coordinator who will manage implementation of ECOM’s advocacy strategy, in particular advocacy for sustainability of the response to HIV epidemic among trans* people

 

Responsibilities

Advocacy for sustainability of the response to HIV epidemic among trans* people

  • Develop and implement ECOM’s strategy and actions for sustainability of the response to HIV epidemic among trans* people, incl. increased involvement of trans* community in the HIV response;
  • Coordinate ECOM’s work on strengthening capacity and leadership of trans* community for involvement in the HIV response;
  • Support the EECA Regional Working Group of Trans* People on Sexual Health and HIV;
  • Manage sub-recipients in relevant projects;
  • Coordinate ECOM’s participation in relevant international initiatives and alliances;
  • Prepare reports, analytical papers, reviews and briefing notes, position statements on HIV, sexual health, human rights of trans* people in EECA.

Overall Advocacy

  • Contribute to development and implementation of ECOM’s overall advocacy strategy incl. advocacy campaigns and initiatives;
  • Support participation of ECOM in regional and global policy and advocacy initiatives;
  • Participate in preparation of advocacy documents, analytical papers, reviews and briefing notes.

Communication

  • In cooperation with ECOM’s Communications Coordinator:
    • Develop advocacy and information campaigns and actions/events;
    • Prepare data, information, other related materials for advocacy and information campaigns and events.

Other

  • Strengthen connections with ECOM members, together with Communications Coordinator;
  • Participate in development and implementation of research;
  • Prepare donor reports;
  • Performs other duties within the general scope of work, as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION

  • University degree;
  • 5 years of working experience in HIV and sexual health including in countries other than one’s own;
  • Deep understanding of issues related to HIV, health and human rights of trans* people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia;
  • Deep understanding of issues related to HIV, health and human rights of gay men and other MSM in Eastern Europe and Central Asia;
  • Good understanding of regional and global health and HIV architecture;
  • Good knowledge of regional and international policies and documents related to HIV, sexual health, human rights, and other relevant issues;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and implementing HIV/public health advocacy plans and actions;
  • Experience in working with media and campaigning is an asset.

 

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
  • Languages: Russian (proficient), English (very good);
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong writing skills.

 

Workload: 50%  

Location: anywhere, no relocation to Tallinn

Starting: 1 August 2020

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates are requested to send their applications with a reference ‘Advocacy coordinator’ to: contact@ecom.ngo

Application should include:

  1. A motivation letter outlining experience, salary requirements and contact details of at least two references
  2. CV 

ECOM is an equal opportunity employer. Members of trans* community are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for submission: 12 July 2020 at 23:59 Tallinn time.

Thank you for understanding that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.