Executive Director, UNAIDS

  • Executive-level
  • Posted on 17 April 2019

Job Description

Executive Director, UNAIDS

UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative United Nations partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

UNAIDS is seeking an Executive Director with vision, strategic thinking, global experience, including practical experience in areas heavily affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, management strengths, solid experience with the epidemic, and proven ability to forge partnerships.

UNAIDS is committed to diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture, and educational background. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. UNAIDS encourages and welcomes geographical diversity of candidates. It also encourages applications from individuals living with HIV and individuals with disabilities.

For required competencies and other information: see http://www.unaids.org/en/about/20190405_EXD_selection_process.

Applications should be submitted electronically to:


Deadline for applications: 17 May 2019. The Search Committee reserves the right to extend the deadline.

About the Organization

UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, brings together the efforts and resources of ten UN system organizations to the global AIDS response. Cosponsors include UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, ILO, UNESCO, WHO and the World Bank. Based in Geneva, the UNAIDS secretariat works on the ground in more than 75 countries world wide.

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