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043-2-47734-4 SCB มูลนิธิกองทุนไทย (Thai Fund Foundation)

Manager, International Programs


Organization : Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 17 Nov 2018
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Deadline : 2 / December / 2018

International Programs Vacancies

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is seeking applications for ten new positions for the Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia (SKPA) Program.

AFAO leads Australia’s community response to HIV and contributes to action on HIV/AIDS globally and in Asia and the Pacific.

From January 2019, AFAO will lead the SKPA Program funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The program aims to promote sustainable scale-up of HIV programs for key populations and will be implemented by Sub-Recipients in Bhutan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste. 



Manager, International Programs



Position Objective


To successfully direct, drive and lead AFAO’s international policy, advocacy, programs and partnerships to prevent HIV and reduce its impacts in Asia and the Pacific.


Specifically, this position drives strategic change to achieve the goal of AFAO’s Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia (SKPA) Program – to scale-up HIV programs for key populations in grant countries – through leadership, critical analysis and advocacy, diverse partnerships and brokering, and effective program planning and implementation.


Location and Reporting Structure


This position is based in Bangkok, Thailand. It reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer, who is based in Sydney, Australia. The following positions, based in Bangkok, report directly to this position:



This position manages external contractors from time to time.


Organisational Context


In Australia, AFAO leads the national effort to end HIV on behalf of its member organisations who represent the diverse communities most affected by HIV – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities, sex workers, people who inject drugs, people with HIV and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Internationally, AFAO contributes to the development of effective HIV policy and programs in Asia and the Pacific, fosters the development of regional and country-level community responses to HIV, and represents Australia’s community response to HIV in global forums.


From January 2019, AFAO will lead the Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia

(SKPA) Program, funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


Program Context


The SKPA Program aims to promote sustainable services for key populations at scale to stop HIV transmissions and AIDS related deaths by 2030. The program will be implemented in Bhutan, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste.


Economic growth and the consequent shift to middle income status requires that grant countries within this program increase domestic investment and be more self-sufficient in the delivery of national HIV/AIDS programs. Even where staged, the challenges of transition from donor to

domestic funding are acute. With diminishing donor funding, countries must be highly efficient in targeting their investments in accordance with epidemiology and mechanisms for funding community-led responses by those most affected by HIV – key populations – must be established or strengthened.


The SKPA Program recognises the considerable existing efforts of grant countries toward national and global HIV/AIDS goals, funded through domestic, private and donor sources. It also recognises that, as in all countries, each of the grant countries of this program experiences barriers that prevent the provision of services and programs for key populations at necessary scale. The SKPA Program seeks to identify barriers to scale-up and implement targeted actions to address those barriers.


The objectives of the SKPA Program are to:



Principal Duties


change consistent with AFAO’s strategic objectives.


perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

procedures, and WHS objectives, processes and procedures.


Specifically, in relation to the SKPA program:


established for the program.


Challenges and Problem Solving


Challenges faced by the position that the position-holder will be expected to be able to manage include:




Decision Making


The role of Manager, International Programs, is critical to AFAO’s success.


The Manager, International Programs, exercises considerable day to day discretionary and decision- making responsibility within the framework set by an annual work plan, which is approved by the Chief Executive Officer, and AFAO’s Strategic, Business and other plans that are approved by the Chief Executive Officer and/or the Board.


The Manager, International Programs, is required to exercise considerable judgement in responding to issues within short timeframes, sometimes where there is little or no precedent. The Manager, International Programs, discusses major issues and issues of potential sensitivity that involve reputational risk with the Chief Executive Officer for direction and support.


In exercising their responsibilities and making decisions the Manager, International Programs, is

bound by AFAO’s Code of Conduct and policies and procedures.


Performance Review


The Manager, International Programs, will participate in an annual work planning and performance appraisal process for this role with the Chief Executive Officer.


Key Performance Indicators for the role will include:




Position Dimensions








Skills and Experience



The successful applicants for each position will understand and have a commitment to community-led action on HIV and issues affecting key populations.

All positions are based in Bangkok, Thailand. Subject to final grant confirmation, the positions will be offered on a three-year contract through the AFAO Foundation, in Thailand, under local employment arrangements. An attractive remuneration and benefits package will be negotiated based on skills and experience. Relocation assistance is available for successful international candidates. 

To apply, please download a copy of a Position Description. Your application must include a letter (or separate document) that outlines your capability against each of the ‘Skills and Experience’ requirements in the Position Description. Please also provide your CV including three professional referees.

Applications close: 12:00 – Bangkok time, Sunday 2 December 2018.  

Contact :

ผู้จัดการโปรเจค / Project manager