Advocacy Specialist

Vacancy code VA/2016/B5007/10980
Level ICS-10
Department/office ECR, GVA, Geneva
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration One year (with possibility of extension)
Application period 30-Sep-2016 to 20-Oct-2016

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

A flexible structure and global reach means that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scale. 

Organizational Context

UNOPS hosts the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership Secretariat (STBP) as of 1 January 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. The purpose of STBP is to realize the goal of elimination of tuberculosis as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of tuberculosis. In order to achieve this, STBP manages the Global Drugs Facility (GDF), the TB REACH, and the Challenge Facility, which provide a broad range of procurement, grants and advocacy activities, as well as a leading coordination role at national, regional and global levels. The vision of the Stop TB Partnership is to realize the goal of elimination of Tuberculosis (TB) as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of TB by ensuring that every TB patient has access to effective diagnosis, treatment and cure, stop transmission of TB, reduce the inequitable social and economic toll of TB, and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies

Founded in 2001, the Stop TB Partnership's mission is to serve every person who is vulnerable to TB and ensure that high-quality treatment is available to all who need it. Our partners include international and technical organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies, foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector.

There  is  therefore  an  urgent  need  to  scale  up  advocacy  in  both  donor  and  low income  countries to  secure political leadership, increased funding, and reduce stigma for tuberculosis. The Partnership is looking for an experienced and passionate advocacy professional to join its Advocacy and Communications team for a six month consultancy, with possibility of extension.

The Advocacy Specialist will be responsible for working on all aspects of the St...

Proven communication and negotiation skills with both high- level representa...

An Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent), preferably  i...

A minimum of 5 years of experience relevant experience.

English fluency is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of othe...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...
This vacancy has been cancelled.


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