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Jo Josh
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Consultant needed for Sophia Forum Project
Posted on: October 25 2018, 09:58 am

The Sophia Forum is a charity which promotes and advocates for the rights, health, welfare and dignity of women living with HIV through research, raising awareness and influencing policy. A consultant is need to help develop, evaluate and report on a project to take place in Spring of 2019 - for full details, see below:

WISE UP PROJECT CONSULTANT
Job Title:       Consultant
Salary:    £ 1,500.00 for production of desired output
Duration:       As required – report due Friday 29th March

Overview
Sophia Forum promotes and advocates for the rights, health, welfare and dignity of women living with HIV through research, raising awareness and influencing policy. It began with an initiative founded to reach out and engage with a new constituency of UK-based individuals and institutions, to address issues related to women and HIV.
We:
•   Develop and deliver our advocacy programme
•   Bring together information and research on the issues affecting women living with HIV
•   Create partnerships with organisations and individuals delivering services
•   Build relationships with policy makers.
In all our work, Sophia Forum endeavours to uphold UNAIDS principles of the Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS (GIPA) - the meaningful involvement of women living with HIV – in all that we do.
Sophia organises awareness-raising events, shares experiences and best practice, informs decision-makers and opinion-formers, and provides an open forum for anyone concerned about HIV and how it affects women and girls. Many of our current supporters are individuals active in development, health and HIV work, and many others contribute experience from business, law and education.
 
Job specifications:
The consultant will produce a comprehensive report on our Wise Up event, due to take place March 2nd/3rd 2019. This will cover a thorough description of the activities and most importantly, the impact for the women attending. The consultant will be supported by members of the board as required.
Key responsibilities:
   Observing programme sessions during Wise Up weekend
   Develop evaluation materials
   Write the final impact report
   Liaise with workshop facilitators as required
   Liaise with board members as required

Essential skills:
   Enthusiasm towards the aims and objectives of the Sophia Forum
   Extensive knowledge of broadness of women’s issues
   Previous experience consolidating evidence
   Excellent writing skills
   Previous experience with social media and communications
   Attention to detail
   Good organisational skills
   Good inter-personal skills
   Fluent written & spoken English

Applications from HIV-positive women are particularly encouraged. Applications from refugees, asylum seekers and recently graduated young women will be prioritised.
The post is to start as soon as possible. Please send your CV and letter of interest to info@sophiaforum.net [/b]by FRIDAY 2ND NOVEMBER.

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