Stop TB Partnership - DTC Technical Coordination Advisor

Hosted Entities Stop TB Partnership
Job categories Health, Procurement, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5114/21475
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, GVA, Stop TB
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Temporary Appointment
Contract level TA - P4
Duration Appointment with UNOPS valid until 31 December 2021
Application period 19-Mar-2021 to 11-Apr-2021

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

This vacancy is closed.

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UNOPS hosts the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership Secretariat (STBP) as of 1 January 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland. 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; stopping transmission of TB; reducing the inequitable social and economic toll of TB; and developing and implementing new preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic tools and strategies. The Stop Partnership is uniquely positioned to support the development and further implementation by partners of the current and future Global Plan, acting as a coordinator and catalyst for the range of partners engaged in the fight against TB.

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. Stop TB partners include international and technical organizations, government programmes, research and funding agencies, foundations, NGOs, civil society and community groups and the private sector.

As a key initiative of the Stop TB Partnership, the goal of the Global Drug Facility (GDF) is to facilitate worldwide, equitable access to TB medicines and diagnostics across both public and private sectors. This goal is achieved through management and coordination of market activities for the full portfolio of TB medicines and diagnostics, strategic procurement and innovative logistics solutions, technical assistance and capacity building for TB programmes in better pharmaceutical management practices, and accelerated uptake of new TB medicines, regimens, and diagnostics using the GDF Launch Pad.

Under the supervision and guidance of Stop TB GDF's Demand, Technical Assistance, and Capacity Building (DTC) Team Leader, the incumbent will work closely with the GDF Regional Technical Advisors (RTA) in development, implementation, and monitoring of DTC strategy. The technical coordination advisor will be involved in the update and implementation of GDF priority countries' work plans, including technical assistance and capacity strengthening action plans, timelines, performance indicators, and required resources. The incumbent will be highly involved in communication with donors and partners on the achievements of the DTC team globally to demonstrate value for money, results, performances, and impact of GDF technical assistance. 

The Technical Coordination Advisor will be responsible for coordinating information gathering, processing and analyses from Regional Technical Advisors at the global level and maintaining evidence for the leadership in GDF; including supporting systems for ongoing data collection in priority countries and development of valid evidence to inform GDF units and Stop TB on strategic, market and operational decisions and thus improve the global supply as well as indicators related to the uptake of new TB tools. The incumbent will be involved in the development of grant proposals and technical reports to donors and/or other stakeholders; The position is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Under the direct supervision of the Demand, Technical Assistance and Capacity Bu...

An Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in management, med...

A minimum of 7 (seven) years of relevant experience (with an advanced University...

Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in written and spoken French, Portugue...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: UN Staff - Temporary Appointment. Contract level: ICS11...

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