ISEAN Transgender Program Specialist

ISEAN-Hivos-GF-R10-HIV/AIDSEoI Number: IHP2016-007Issuance Date: 12.10.2016 ISEAN Trans Program Specialist (TPS)under the “Strengthening

community systems to reduce vulnerability to and impact of HIV infection on MSM
and TG in Insular Southeast Asia”. REQUEST
 The Islands of Southeast Asia
Network on Male and Transgender Sexual Health (ISEAN) and the Humanist
Institute for Co-operation with Developing Countries (Hivos) jointly
implemented the ISEAN Hivos Program supported by Global Fund Round 10. This
program has the main goal of reducing the risks, vulnerability and impact of
HIV and AIDS on the lives of MSM and transgender people in Island Southeast
Asian Nations. It intends to address critical gaps in supporting and scaling up
activities that reduce HIV/AIDS among MSMs and TGs in Indonesia, Malaysia, the
Philippines and Timor Leste. Hivos, as the Principal Recipient of the grant
under the ISEAN-Hivos Program Global Fund Round 10 anticipates its dxtension
period of implementation from October, 2016 to December, 2017. In this regard, ISEAN is
seeking applications for ISEAN Trans Program Specialist (TPS) that will be
based in Jakarta Indonesia or work remotely and report to
the network’s office in Jakarta, Indonesia. As the ISEAN Trans Program
Specialist (TPS), you will be workingunder
the direct supervision of the ISEAN Executive Director (ED) and in
close collaboration with the ISEAN Regional Board members, other secretariat
staff and partners. You will be responsible for following activities:1.      
Contribute to the development and implementation of work plans and
Support the Executive Director in the implementation of his/her duties;3.      
Carry out field visits and participate in program monitoring and
evaluations in line with work plans;4.      
Provide guidance for SRs especially with National Trans Program Officers
(TPO) on program implementation and reporting;5.      
Work closely with SRs especially with National Trans Program Officers
(TPO) on the preparation of projects and contracts (with consultants and other
implementing partners);6.      
With the ED, monitor the achievement of indicators, including program
achievement and budget expenditure; ensure that variance analysis is conducted;
and prepare the required reports, including the PUDR;7.      
Identify, creates and maintains an Transgender PLHIV
focus programs in all ISEAN countries;8.      
Provide support in organizing regional and national coordination
meetings, including liaising with participants on these events;9.      
Contribute to documenting and disseminating project-related best
practices and lessons learnt especially on Transgender People issues;10.  
Assist in other tasks of the ISEAN, as required. Qualifications/Requirements·        
Preferably a
self-identified Transwomen or Transmen and a citizen or permanent resident of
one of the ISEAN countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines or Timor
Education: A
formal diploma or university degree, or similar competency, in communications,
media, linguistics, information technology, development studies or English
studies would be considered helpful. Sound knowledge about sexual health and
HIV preferred.·        
Several years
of work experience in a multinational or regional context requiring complex
coordination with multiple stakeholders.·        
Proven record
in private and public sectors, preferably in the field of human health.·        

knowledge of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Tagalog, Bahasa
Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Tetum, Chinese and Tamil highly desirable. Interested applicants are
invited to submit a cover letter (Title: ISEAN TPS) accompanied by full resume
stating details of educational qualifications and working experience, before
23.10.2016 to: [email protected] 
ISEAN encourages those who
are under the age of 35 and identity as either gay, men who have sex with men,
transgender or PLHIV to apply.

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