Technical Director
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Location: Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies
Last Date: April 18, 2008

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance (The Alliance) is a leading international NGO specialising in HIV and AIDS and a Collaborating Centre of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). In the Caribbean we work through our Regional Programme Office, the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance (CHAA) which was set up in January 2003. We are seeking to recruit the following position:


Reporting To: Chief of Party

Key responsibilities will include:

 The Technical Director will provide strategic organizational development guidance to all operations on the ground.
 The Technical Director will assure that country-level activities successfully implement the project’s strategies and achieve program goals.
 The Technical Director will supervise the BCC Advisor, the Counselling and Testing Advisor, the Organizational Development coordinator and the four country Program Officers.
 The Technical Director will ensure that synergies, learning across program activities and regional initiatives are maximized.
 The Technical Director will ensure the country offices roll out the project activities in positive collaboration with national authorities and stakeholders.
 The Technical Director will analyze the performance of the country offices continuously to contribute to the decisions, which will be taken by the COP, Regional Director and the Secretariat, of transitioning them to local independent HIV/ AIDS NGOs.
 Where appropriate and necessary, he/she will supervise short-term technical consultants.

Personal Specification:
The post holder should -

• Be organised and have a disciplined approach to his/her work, including an aptitude for developing and enacting plans, monitoring and recording.
• Ability to work effectively in teams as well as independently.
• Must be able to manage a team.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Have a commitment to confronting HIV/AIDS in Caribbean countries.

This post:
• Is a two year contract.
• A competitive salary as per skills, experience and qualifications.
• Consists of 50% travel mainly to Eastern Caribbean.
• English is essential with French or Spanish desirable.

CLOSING DATE: April 18th, 2008

To apply please forward your CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the outline personal specification (both in English) to
Subject box should be the reference number and your name.

The Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with HIV/AIDS are particularly encouraged to apply.


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