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Switzerland: Governance, Membership and Learning Internships (2 vacancies)

 Almacen, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Switzerland: Governance, Membership and Learning Internships (2 vacancies)
Jul 192019
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 16 Aug 2019

About the IAS:

The International AIDS Society (IAS) leads collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority and convening power. Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members in more than 170 countries. Working with its members, the IAS advocates and drives urgent action to reduce the impact of HIV. The IAS is also the steward of the world’s most prestigious HIV conferences: the International AIDS Conference, the IAS Conference on HIV Science, and the HIV Research for Prevention Conference.

The IAS promotes and invests in HIV advocacy and research on key issue areas through our strategic programmes, initiatives, and campaigns that advocate for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations vulnerable to HIV acquisition – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

Details of Internships:

The Governance, Membership and Learning Interns will be based at the IAS Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland and will report to the Director, Governance, Membership and Learning. The internships are full-time from 16 September 2019 to 28 February 2020 (5.5 months).

Purpose of the Internships:

The Governance, Membership and Learning Interns will support the IAS Governance, Membership and Learning team in their day-to-day activities. These activities include supporting the IAS Educational Fund projects (international meetings, webinars, online resources) and the preparation of member-related meetings and events in conjunction with regional conferences and meetings; assisting in the preparations for the 2019 IAS Governing Council retreat and the 2020 IAS Governing Council elections; playing a key role in the facilitation of the implementation of a new membership platform; and supporting membership related activities, including recruitment, retention and re-engagement efforts.

Based on qualifications, skills and experience, successful candidates will be selected for one of the following two internships:

  • Membership and Learning Intern
  • IAS Educational Fund Intern

Membership and Learning Intern – Main Responsibilities:

-Provide support to membership campaigns, including recruitment, retention and re-engagement efforts, as well as the #IASONEVOICE campaign:

  • Background research/benchmarking
  • Data sourcing and cleaning
  • Drafting stories
  • Transcribing audio/video files

-Provide support to the development and implementation of IAS membership strategies:

  • Help to conduct analyses of IAS membership in underrepresented regions
  • Provide support to the development of new IAS membership tools and projects
  • Help to analyse member related surveys

-Assist in the improvement of membership data:

  • Support the implementation of a new Customer Relationship Management system

-Assist in the preparation of communication related to IAS membership:

  • Participate in the planning and drafting of social media posts
  • Prepare a calendar with latest news on HIV and AIDS

-Prepare for the team’s participation in the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel on 6-9 November 2019 and other regional meetings and conferences:

  • Exhibition logistics
  • Preparation of materials
  • Member outreach prior to the event

-Assist in the preparations for the 2020 IAS Governing Council elections

-Correspond with IAS Members on a daily basis by email/phone, and follow up on requests

-Prepare statistics/reports/presentations for meetings, as required

Perform any additional tasks as requested by the Director, Governance, Membership and Learning.

IAS Educational Fund Intern – Main Responsibilities:

-Support the preparation of and follow up from IAS Educational Fund workshops, symposia and experts/implementers meetings organized internationally including assistance with:

  • Meeting logistics in collaboration with a regional partner
  • Preparation of pre-reading material selection
  • Coordination of travel arrangements for speakers and key participants
  • Post-meeting material distribution and publication on the IAS website
  • Survey analysis and reporting

-Assist with the planning and delivery of new IAS Educational Fund webinars:

  • Webinars survey analysis
  • Coordination of webinar logistics with speakers and participants

-Support communication activities pertaining to the IAS Educational Fund:

  • Draft monthly newsletters
  • Coordinate website updates

Perform any additional tasks as requested by the Director, Governance, Membership and Learning.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Currently studying or recently graduated in social science, public health, development, international relations, international education or a related field is favourable. Candidates expressing a keen interest in this area of work will also be considered.

Experience: (previous internships)

  • Experience in administration, project management, communication, and event organization
  • Experience working in a culturally diverse environment.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Highly organized and systematic, with meticulous attention to detail
  • A*bility to analyse* and summarize large amounts of information and data
  • Strong time management skills, and the ability to work efficiently under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, and have an aptitude for multi-tasking
  • Strong diplomatic skills and customer service attitude
  • Strong writing skills
  • Advanced social media skills (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
  • Advanced computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Webinar and e-learning experience an advantage
  • Eager to learn and have a hands-on attitude.

Languages:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Advanced level of French, Spanish or Russian language is beneficial.

Benefits from this Internship:

The intern can expect to gain skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Event and webinar planning
  • Relationship building
  • Business communications
  • Database management

Stipend: 2’000.- CHF/month gross (full-time).

How to apply:

These internships are ideally suited to qualified, motivated and eager-to-learn graduates willing to prepare their professional life in challenging and dynamic settings, with high international exposure.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Friday, 16 August 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If candidates have a strong preference for one of the specific internships, please indicate the internship title in the email subject line.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit to work full-time will be considered.

IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more here).

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: Pre-Conference Project Manager – AIDS 2020

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Pre-Conference Project Manager – AIDS 2020
Jul 172019
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 16 Aug 2019

About the IAS:

The International AIDS Society (IAS) leads collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority and convening power. Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members in more than 170 countries. Working with its members, the IAS advocates and drives urgent action to reduce the impact of HIV. The IAS is also the steward of the world’s most prestigious HIV conferences: the International AIDS Conference, the IAS Conference on HIV Science, and the HIV Research for Prevention Conference.

The IAS promotes and invests in HIV advocacy and research on key issue areas through our strategic programmes, initiatives, and campaigns that advocate for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations vulnerable to HIV acquisition – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

About AIDS 2020:

The International AIDS Conference is the premier global platform to advance the HIV response. As the world’s largest conference on HIV and AIDS, it sits uniquely at the intersection of science, advocacy and human rights, bringing together scientists, policy makers, healthcare professionals, people living with HIV, funders, media and community. Since its start in 1985, the conference continues to serve as an opportunity to strengthen policies and programmes that ensure an evidence-based response to HIV and related epidemics. The 23rd International AIDS Conference – known as AIDS 2020 – will be hosted in San Francisco and Oakland, US, on 6-10 July 2020 with the theme, Resilience. AIDS 2020 will gather more than 20,000 participants from more than 170 countries.

More information on AIDS 2020 can be found at www.aids2020.org.

Details of Employment:

The Pre-Conference Project Manager position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland and report to the Senior Manager, Congress and Exhibition. The position is full-time and fixed-term to start from 16 September 2019 to 14 August 2020.

Purpose of the Position:

Pre-conferences are meetings held for 1 to 2 days that focus on HIV or AIDS-related issues. Pre-conferences range from around 100 to more than 1’000 participants, can be open or invite-only meetings, and engage participants in population or issue-specific programming developed by the pre-conference organizers.

The Pre-Conference Project Manager will be responsible for managing and leading the implementation of the pre-conference integration with the main programme of the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020). The incumbent will be responsible for relationship management, preparing contractual agreements for signature, coordinating with individual pre-conference organizers regarding their pre-conference needs, coordinating the invoicing and payments, keeping track of the budget and onsite logistical management.

More information on AIDS 2020 can be found at www.aids2020.org.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage the call for proposals/letters of interest online
  • Select a pre-determined number of pre-conferences in line with organizational goals and capacity
  • Prepare and ensure contracts are signed with all selected pre-conference organizers
  • Coordinate pre-conference descriptions and online announcement after selection
  • Maintain/update the webpage for pre-conferences
  • Create a database of pre-conference organizers’ room requirements and manage allocation of space
  • Develop relationship with pre-conference organizers, serve as point of contact for pre-conference organizers, and regularly communicate with pre-conference organizers
  • Manage pre-conference organizer’s needs for room and stage layout, build-up, AV and signage and make sure that possible special set ups, AV requirements and signage requests do not conflict with conference requirements
  • Liaise on pre-conference requirements with the appropriate Congress and Exhibition Project Manager to ensure they are place (or directly with the venue or the appropriate supplier, as applicable)
  • Facilitate registration, accommodation, hostesses, printing, catering, interpretation, and accessibility (and any additional needs as required) with pre-conference organisers and suppliers
  • Coordinate the invoicing and payments in accordance with the amounts payable per contract and potential additional orders
  • Onsite coordination to ensure a smooth running of the pre-conferences
  • Update the project manual and participate in a post-conference assessment.

Perform any additional task requested by the Senior Manager, Congress and Exhibition

Academic Qualifications:

· A degree in social science, international relations or other relevant discipline or comparable years of experience in the field.

Work Experience:

· At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in the non-profit sector

· Experience in project management, development and delivery

· Experience in organizing, coordinating and planning a significant community event and/or conference event, preferably at an international level

· Experience working with and supporting committees; group and process facilitation skills

· Experience working collaboratively with multi-sector stakeholders and diverse groups.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent understanding of event management
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, cross cultural and team skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including speaking, writing and presenting in English
  • Strong relationship building at all levels
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure in an intense, complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong negotiation and diplomacy skills

· Be able to work a flexible work schedule

  • Strong computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

· Ideally previous exposure to and/or familiarity with HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and care issues.

Languages:

  • Strong and demonstrated English language communication skills both written and oral are essential for this position
  • Knowledge of other languages is a plus.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Friday, 16 August 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more here).

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: HIV Programmes and Advocacy Intern

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Jun 272019
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 05 Jul 2019

Do you want to grow your career in public health with a focus on HIV?

Do you want to work with committed colleagues towards a common goal of helping to end the global HIV epidemic?

Are you passionate about contributing to advancing the HIV cure field in resource-limited settings?

If your answer to all or most of these questions is ‘yes’ then this IAS internship might be perfect for you!

About the IAS:

The International AIDS Society (IAS) leads collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority and convening power. Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members in more than 170 countries. Working with its members, the IAS advocates and drives urgent action to reduce the impact of HIV. The IAS is also the steward of the world’s most prestigious HIV conferences: the International AIDS Conference, the IAS Conference on HIV Science, and the HIV Research for Prevention Conference.

The IAS promotes and invests in HIV advocacy and research on key issue areas through our strategic programmes, initiatives, and campaigns that advocate for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations vulnerable to HIV acquisition – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

Details of Internship:

The internship is based at the IAS Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. The internship is full-time and will last six months from 2 September 2019 to 28 February 2020.

Purpose of the Internship:

The IAS is seeking an intern to work within the HIV Programmes and Advocacy Department under the direct supervision of a Project Manager. The intern will be involved in a diverse set of activities related to the Towards an HIV Cure initiative and the Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme. He/she will get insights into project management, event organization, reporting and strategic planning, as well as knowledge of the HIV epidemic, HIV research and advocacy directions, and an array of stakeholders (including industry, academia, governmental and intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, patient associations, etc.).

The Towards an HIV Cure initiative drives concerted efforts to accelerate global scientific research and engagement towards a cure for HIV. The initiative in 2019 will focus its efforts on advancing the HIV cure field in resource-limited settings and increasing understanding of HIV cure more globally.

The Mark Wainberg Fellowship programme is aimed at contributing to improving the quality of HIV service delivery in resource-limited settings by providing two-year fellowships to clinicians from sub-Saharan Africa, who will spend one year in Europe and one year in Africa at clinical institutions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to the organization and programme development of the HIV Cure Academies in sub-Saharan Africa and associated fellowship programme
  • Supporting the launch of a new grant round for the Mark Wainberg Fellowship programme, including systems set up, communications, and review processes
  • Providing administrative support to the Mark Wainberg fellows, particularly in relation to travel, visas, course enrolment and reporting
  • Drafting technical documents (e.g., briefing notes on organizations and persons, concept notes for different activities, slide sets, minutes, surveys, short reports)
  • Providing administrative support (e.g. scheduling meetings and conference calls, liaising with the Advisory Board and Groups/Committees)
  • Assist with communications needs (drafting emails, inbox management, webpage updates).

Perform any additional task requested by the Project Manager.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Currently studying or recently graduated in public health, development, international relations or a related field is favourable. Candidates expressing a keen interest in this area of work will also be considered.

Experience:

  • Previous work in event organization or fellowship programmes would be an asset
  • Experience working in an international context and/or in the field of HIV and AIDS
  • Advocacy experience valuable.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Strong computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Excel)
  • Ability to work under pressure in an international context
  • Ability to deal with numerous tasks simultaneously and prioritize
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Customer-service attitude
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.

Languages:

  • Excellent written and oral English language communication skills (other UN languages a plus).

Benefits from the Internship:

The intern can expect to gain skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Insights into the work of an international, non-governmental organization
  • Insights into project management, event organization, reporting and strategic planning
  • Insights into HIV-related policies, research and structural barriers
  • Insights into advocacy, research promotion and partnership building activities
  • Opportunities to grow a professional network and collaborate with leaders from different organizations.

Stipend: 2’000.- CHF/month gross (full time).

How to apply:

This internship is ideally suited to a qualified, motivated and eager-to-learn graduate willing to prepare his/her professional life in challenging and dynamic settings, with high international exposure.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Friday, 5 July 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more here).

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with or affected by HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Switzerland: JIAS Intern

 Almacen, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Switzerland: JIAS Intern
Jun 272019
 

Organization: International AIDS Society
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 05 Jul 2019

About the IAS:

The International AIDS Society (IAS) leads collective action on every front of the global HIV response through its membership base, scientific authority and convening power. Founded in 1988, the IAS is the world’s largest association of HIV professionals, with members in more than 170 countries. Working with its members, the IAS advocates and drives urgent action to reduce the impact of HIV. The IAS is also the steward of the world’s most prestigious HIV conferences: the International AIDS Conference, the IAS Conference on HIV Science, and the HIV Research for Prevention Conference.

The IAS promotes and invests in HIV advocacy and research on key issue areas through our strategic programmes, initiatives, and campaigns that advocate for urgent action to reduce the global impact of HIV, including increased investment in HIV cure research; optimizing treatment and care for infants, children and adolescents with HIV in resource-limited settings; preventing and treating HIV-related co-infections; and expanding access to prevention, treatment and care for key populations vulnerable to HIV acquisition – such as men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – including protecting their human rights by combatting punitive laws and discriminatory policies.

More information on IAS can be found at www.iasociety.org.

Details of Internship:

The internship is based at the IAS Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. The internship is full-time and will last six months from 2 September 2019 to 28 February 2020.

Purpose of the Internship:

With an impact factor of 5.192, JIAS is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal serving the dissemination of essential and innovative HIV-related research. JIAS publishes articles from various disciplines, including:

  • Basic and biomedical sciences
  • Behavioural sciences and epidemiology
  • Clinical sciences
  • Health economics and health policy
  • Operations research and implementation sciences
  • Social sciences and humanities

The JIAS intern will assist in the overall mission of the journal to provide a platform for HIV researchers, including less-experienced authors and those from low- and middle-income countries, to disseminate their research findings. In particular, the intern will get the opportunity to support the coordination of special issues focusing on HIV & Men, Modeling to Guide Practice: Data to Inform HIV Integrated Care and Data-driven HIV prevention: the HIV prevention cascade and beyond. The intern will also learn about academic publication, peer-review processes, and how to address ethical issues in scientific writing.

More information on JIAS can be found at www.jiasociety.org.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the editorial workflow, for example by helping to coordinate and expedite the online peer review process
  • Providing administrative, logistic and clerical support as needed, for example by maintaining the journals electronic file system and database
  • Supporting the coordination of special issues by maintaining timelines and helping facilitate agreements with external partners
  • Promoting the journal using social media and other communication channels.

Academic Qualifications:

  • Currently studying or recently graduated in a scientific discipline is required.

Experience:

  • One year of general office/work experience would be advantageous
  • Experiences in scientific or academic writing are desired
  • Experience in desk literature research is desired
  • Professional experience in editorial work and publishing would be advantageous
  • Experience in the HIV field would be advantageous.

Skills/Competencies:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills in the Windows environment (particularly Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to track multiple projects or activities
  • Proficiency in searching and extracting information from scientific literature databases (e.g. PubMed) a plus.

Languages:

  • Excellent command of written and oral English.

Benefits from this internship:

The intern can expect to gain skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Getting an insight into scientific publishing
  • Gaining skills in literature-based research and scientific writing
  • Acquiring experience in project management and evaluation.

Stipend: 2’000.- CHF/month gross (full time).

How to apply:

This internship is ideally suited to a qualified, motivated and eager-to-learn graduate willing to prepare his/her professional life in challenging and dynamic settings, with high international exposure.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to recruitment@iasociety.org by Friday, 5 July 2019. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only candidates from Switzerland, from an EU/EFTA country or candidates already having a valid Swiss working permit will be considered.

IAS employees are evidence-based, human rights-focused, inclusive and accountable partners in the HIV response. Candidates should display genuine commitment to IAS values (learn more here).

The IAS is committed to recruiting and sustaining a skilled, effective, diverse and gender-balanced secretariat, and to the greater involvement of people living with HIV (GIPA) in all aspects of its work. People living with or affected by HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

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