[Ip-health] Stop TB Partnership is hiring a TB Policy Officer - APPLICATION DEADLINE MONDAY 21 MARCH!

Michelle French Michelle.French at newyork.msf.org
Fri Mar 18 01:43:44 PDT 2016

Stop TB Partnership is looking for a TB Policy Officer to manage the development and production of the 3rd edition of the Out of Step report<http://www.stoptb.org/assets/documents/news/report_out_of_step_2015_11_pdf_with_interactive_links.pdf> in partnership with the Medecins Sans Frontieres Access Campaign.  The Out of Step 2015 report is a 24-country survey of policies and practices used to guide the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis (TB).

More information about the job and how to apply is here: https://gprs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=9676


Position title: TB Policy Officer
Duration: 1 year, renewable upon satisfactory performance and available funds
Application period: 04-Mar-2016 to 21-Mar-2016

Brief Description of the Project:
This project will give the successful applicant the opportunity to work at the intersection of policy and advocacy and to employ research, analytical, and advocacy skills to produce a report for two of the world's leading organizations in the fight against TB.
In partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), this is project will have two phases:
To continue development of an advocacy tool kit to accompany the 2015 Out of Step report, including creating a landscape of events for presentation of the Out of Step 2015 results, and generation of talking points appropriate for the audience.
To document national Tuberculosis policies in key areas (previous examples included Scale-up TB diagnosis and drug resistance testing, Optimize models of care, Upgrade DSTB treatment protocols, Update regulatory framework and DR-TB treatment policies)   in a minimum of 25 TB endemic countries in order establish areas where policies need revision to match global standards The policy review requires working with multiple partners to gather responses, including National TB Program managers, TB experts and activists.
The result of this project is the Annual Out of Step report, which will be released in March 2017.

Experience required:
A minimum of 5 years' experience in public health, advocacy, and policy (ideally some experience in all three areas).
Excellent writing skills in English and previous report writing experience.
Experience in health policy and data collection.
Experience in project management.
Knowledge of data analysis and command of Excel and,
Attention to detail (essential)
Administration and management skills (essential)
Work under pressure (essential)
Tact, diplomacy and teamwork (essential)
Data evaluation, analysis and reporting skills
Conducting surveys

Please forward to anyone who might be interested!


Michelle French
Sr. Communications Manager, MSF Access Campaign
Doctors Without Borders\Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
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