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Global Vaccination Coordinator

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Feb 132021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Position Title: Global Vaccination Coordinator

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P4

Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 25 February 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. External female candidates:

  3. Candidate from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states of IOM and female candidates.

Context:

Under the direct supervision of the Director, Migration Health, and in collaboration with relevant units at Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for coordination and management of IOM’s Global Vaccination Programme within the Migration Health Division (MHD).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

1.Conceptualize, plan, develop and coordinate IOM’s global strategy for providing high quality vaccination services worldwide.

2.Provide technical and operational guidance and advice to ensure up to date IOM Global Vaccination Programme implementation within the Migration Health Division (MHD) at all levels, including:

a. Reviewing, collating, documenting and analysing current IOM practices in performing vaccination programmes, including mass vaccination campaigns, developing global guidelines and assisting Country Office teams in developing country specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), in line with global recommendations.

b. Providing guidance on vaccine procurement, storage and distribution in collaboration with the Global Procurement Team and Country Offices and ensuring best practice and safe vaccine delivery is maintained across all MHD vaccination efforts.

c. Preparing training materials and conducting training of staff in implementing vaccination programmes and mass campaigns for IOM’s Migration Health projects.

d. Technically supporting Regional Vaccine Focal Points, Vaccine Coordinators and relevant Programme Managers to deliver a cohesive Global Vaccination Programme and expand services where needed, including assisting the Team in delivering the related public health efforts such as prevention of transmission of communicable diseases.

e. Developing reporting and analytical instruments to inform the performance and budget requirements of vaccination programmes, including contingency for outbreak preparedness and mop up mass vaccination campaigns.

f. Collaborating and coordinating with MHD at various levels (HQ, Regional and Country levels) and across disciplines (e.g. Migration Health Informatics, vaccination related research, health emergencies and operations, etc.) to develop and implement tools for tracking, monitoring, surveillance and evaluation of vaccination programmes.

g. Strengthening existing and developing new reporting and analytical instruments to enhance the performance and cost-effectiveness of the vaccination programmes.

h. Assisting in the development of surveillance systems and serve as a Focal Point in reviewing and coordinating clinical management of Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) reports from the field vaccination programs.

i. Coordinating with MHD Communications Officer, MHD Regional Thematic Specialists and MHD Regional Vaccination Focal Points and Coordinators to develop vaccination Information, Education and Communication material (IEC) in addition to Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) and global communication strategies targeting migrants and other beneficiaries.

j. Working with Country and Regional Offices to monitor vaccine hesitation in migrant and displaced communities and develop targeted interventions to improve vaccine acceptance.

3.Global liaison on all vaccination and related matters, including:

a. Liaising closely with MHD staff, other Divisions and Departments at global, Regional and Country levels and act as the IOM Focal Point to ensure a coherent IOM approach and voice on the topic of vaccination, including briefings for IOM senior staff, communications with partners in and beyond the UN and Member States.

b. Establishing relevant internal and external partnerships in the implementation of vaccination activities across MHD and providing support during the implementation.

c. Strengthening collaborations and liaising with WHO, UNICEF, GAVI, UNHCR, Donors, CDC, Permanent Missions and representing IOM in various relevant interagency meetings, donor briefings and technical meetings.

d. Preparing and/or providing technical contribution to the analytical reports and papers which reflect and interpret relevant vaccination data and IOM knowledge, and experience on the topic.

4.Support Country Offices by visiting and reviewing vaccination efforts on the ground.

5.Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Medicine, Nursing, Social Sciences or Public Health from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or
• University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Minimum seven years of relevant international work experience in designing, delivering, and evaluating vaccination programmes with managerial responsibilities;

• Experience with supervising and managing the roll out of mass vaccination campaigns in fragile or humanitarian settings;

• Experience of advocating for and working with neglected populations, including refugees and/or migrants is highly desirable;

• Proven experience in liaising with governments and international and national public health entities, such as Ministries of Health, WHO, GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, John Snow, Inc (JSI).

Skills

• Proven abilities to produce written guidance (instructions, manuals, SOPs), reports and education materials;

• Knowledge of epidemiology and experience in data analysis;

• Strong technical/medical writing skills in English;

• Excellent understanding of global health policy and the key actors/stakeholders in the global vaccination arena.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English and working knowledge of French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 3

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 25 February 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 12.02.2021 to 25.02.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: VN 2021 34 Global Vaccination Coordinator (P4) Geneva, Switzerland (56850839) Released

Posting: Posting NC56850840 (56850840) Released

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Vaccination Support Officer

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Feb 052021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 16 Feb 2021

Position Title : Vaccination Support Officer

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment : Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 16 February 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Director, Migration Health Division and direct supervision of the Global Vaccination Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting IOM’s global vaccination efforts within the Migration Health Division (MHD).

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Global Vaccination Coordinator (GVC) with the provision of technical and operational guidance and information, to facilitate sound IOM vaccination programme efforts.

  2. Remain up-to date with regards to technical and operational vaccination publications, alert the coordinator and summarize highlights.

  3. Assist with collection and timely submission of vaccination related inputs for institutional reporting purposes such as regular updates on important developments, MHD efforts and related operations.

  4. Assist with the collecting, analysis and presentation of vaccination data and survey development in relation to vaccinations of migrant populations, as well as contribute to the formulation of presentations, updates, guidance documents/policies.

  5. Assist in the development of meetings, presentations and speaking points, and webinars to communicate programmatic achievements and global clinical guidelines.

  6. Assist field offices in overseeing resource deployment, vaccination project proposal writing and activation, implementation and reporting to partners and donors, and the evaluation of vaccination related programs. Inform MHD HQ relevant stakeholders of these initiatives.

  7. Assist with the preparation of training materials for staff in implementing vaccination programmes and support the capacity building of staff globally through trainings, webinars or field visits.

  8. Maintain and update files on the MHD SharePoint.

  9. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Public Health, Medicine, Social Sciences, Nursing, or related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Familiarity and/or experience with project development, monitoring and evaluation is an advantage;

• Two years’ experience working on health and migration issues an advantage;

• Experience working with health data desirable;

• Practical experience of how-to multi-task, prioritize and work independently.

Skills

• Strong organizational skills;

• Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise progress reports, project documents and proposals;

• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French, and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English and working knowledge of French is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates endorsed by the Appointments and Postings Board will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 16 February 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 03.02.2021 to 16.02.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: VN 2021 25 Vaccination Support Officer (P2) Geneva, Switzerland (56836862) Released

Posting: Posting NC56836863 (56836863) Released

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Health Digital Challenge Manager

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Jan 262021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 7 Feb 2021

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Purpose of the position

The ICRC Digital Health Challenge 2021-2022 will map the opportunities, risks and threats in the digital health space; build on existing good practices/projects; and, integrat into ICRC’s operations new health digital tools that are evidence-based, scalable by design and relevant for the low-resource settings where the ICRC operates. Furthermore, the Challenge provides guidance towards supply, demand and sustainability goals to improve ICRC operational impact.

The orientations and work streams outlined reflect ICRC Institutional strategy 2019-22, and more specifically by embedding its people-centric, sustainable humanitarian impact and partnering ambitions, and those embracing its digitalization ones.

In the Health domain, the Health Strategy 2020-2023 outlines ICRC’s commitment to maintaining essential services in situations of armed conflict and other violence (SO1). Where physical access is restricted to and for patients and communities confronting health threats, the use of digital tools and new technologies might be life-saving. Moreover, they enable the transfer or knowledge and the building of local capacity in a range of fields -including a priority area for the ICRC and the humanitarian sector: hospital and surgical care- which ultimately contributes to sustainable health outcomes (SO2).

Main duties & responsibilities

Within its global remit, the Digital Health Manager, in close collaboration with all ICRC stakeholders concerned -and in particular with the Health, Innovation and Data Protection teams- will:

  • Maintain a strategic and global view of the Challenge including finances, escalating relevant cross-cutting decisions to the Challenge Steering Committee (co-chaired by the Deputy Head of Health and the Head of Innovation). Ensures that any changes in project scope are studied and validated by the Innovation Board after their impact has been weighed against the constraints on scheduling and costs.
  • Maps stakeholders and needs.
  • Through consultations presents a Digital Health definition for the ICRC – including setting the cursor in the right place (somewhere between sending an SMS to robotic surgery!).
  • Defines a multi-year plan of action with the necessary requirements (public targets, milestones, resources, possible partners, etc) explicitly framing ICRC’s ambitions, added value and implementation options (direct implementation, partnership, influencing, etc).
  • Develops and nurtures a network of specialized contacts, including those from the corporate and academic sector, and sets up a Digital Health Network with relevant partnerships arrangements in place.
  • In collaboration with HQ & field teams, organizes and oversees the testing of solutions and identification of contexts for a wider roll-out. Ensures the integration of validated solutions into the PfR planning processes.
  • Ensures that the program’s progress is effectively monitored, controlled and reported on and the realization of benefits tracked according to the Innovation Board requirements and institutional financial procedures.
  • Promotes communication initiatives and change management plans to support effective adoption of targets and benchmarks.
  • Facilitates regular communication with multiple audiences and represents the Challenge in various internal and external capacities -including with potential funding donors.
  • Proactively support and contributes to the ICRC’s Health Partnership Network to identify and build upon best practices.

Education and experience required

  • University degree in medicine, nursing or other health clinical field areas with a demonstrated interest in digital health or digital health specialist with sound humanitarian experience.
  • Typically, 12-15 years‘ professional experience with a minimum 5 years of experience in complex humanitarian settings. ICRC experience is an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in successfully managing large projects or programs with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience in leading organizational change.
  • Financial management experience, budgeting and resource management.
  • Languages: Excellent command of spoken and written English. Fluent French is a strong asset.
  • Computer proficiency.

Desired profile and skills

  • Strong leadership, with highly-developed internal and external networking and negotiation skills.
  • Solid representational and communication skills.
  • Consolidated ability to work transversally with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Able to work independently but within a team structure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel on short missions.
  • Additional language skills are an asset.

Additional information

  • Location: Geneva
  • Type of contract: Maximum-term contract
  • Length of assignment: 22 months
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Estimated start date: ASAP
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, the 7th of February 2021

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

How to apply:

Please apply via out website at: https://bit.ly/2Y8hnDo

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RCRC Movement & Private Health Partnerships Coordinator

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Quimica, Recursos Humanos, Varios  Kommentare deaktiviert für RCRC Movement & Private Health Partnerships Coordinator
Jan 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 2 Feb 2021

What we do

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence. We take action in response to emergencies and at the same time promote respect for international humanitarian law. We are an independent and neutral organization, and our mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We work closely with National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and with their International Federation in order to ensure a concerted, rational and rapid humanitarian response to the needs of the victims of armed conflict or any other situation of internal violence. We direct and coordinate the international activities conducted in these situations.

Purpose of the position

The RCRC Movement & Private Health Partnerships Coordinator is a highly motivated health professional, with public health experience and strong Red Cross and Red Crescent background that manages ICRC’s health partnerships with components of the Movement and supports headquarters and field health teams in their direct engagement with host and partner national societies (70% time reporting). The role of RCRC Movement & Private Health Partnerships Coordinator is key in the strengthening of existing partnerships and in the development of future-fit working modalities with the RCRC Movement in coordination with the MOUV department. This role is also responsible for managing and advancing existing partnerships with the private sector (30% time reporting) to advance ICRC’s health agenda in humanitarian contexts.

Main duties & responsibilities part 1

  • Leads and advances the development of relevant partnerships in the field of health with components of the RCRC Movement and effectively manages existing partnerships with the private sector in coordination with the Health Partnerships Manager, Head of the Health Unit, HQ Program Coordinators and Heads of Sector and relevant field Health Coordinators.
  • Identifies needs-driven opportunities for collaboration and develop proposals that are aligned with leadership on vision and mandate and consistent with operational capacity.
  • Manages project plans, oversee milestone delivery and liaise with global and field colleagues.
  • Actively engages in monitoring and evaluation plans for initiatives deployed in the field. Monitors the progress of collaboration projects alongside relevant technical colleagues. Contributes to relevant internal and external reporting accordingly.
  • Actively participates in related research and data monitoring/analysis of projects emanating from partnerships including through field visits.
  • Oversees the dissemination of lessons learnt and best practices within HQ and with Health Coordinators in the field.

Main duties & responsibilities part 2

  • Contributes to the external positioning of the ICRC’s health agenda in humanitarian circles and with the RCRC Movement and donors.
  • Actively supports relevant health technical experts in preparation for the Council of Delegates and the International Conference in close collaboration with MOUV colleagues and the Head of Health.
  • Acts as the focal point for coordination between the various internal and external stakeholders involved in RCRC Movement health partnerships. Strengthens existing collaboration and explore new relevant areas of engagement in close collaboration with technical teams, policy developers and MOUV (and other) department colleagues.
  • Acts as the internal and external focal point for existing private sector health partnerships. This includes global and operational partnerships in the field of NCDs, diagnostics, maternal and child health, first aid and hospital care.
  • As part of the ICRC Health Partnerships Network, and in collaboration with the Health Partnerships Manager and MOUV and Health colleagues, The RCRC Movement & Private Health Partnerships Coordinator is responsible for advancing OP_SANTE’s engagement with components of the RCR Movement.
  • Contributes to the annual planning (Planning for Results) process and defines project budgets.

Relationships

  • Internally, interacts with the Health, MOUV and relevant non-health staff at headquarters and field levels.
  • Externally, interacts with members of the RCRC Movement and other relevant stakeholders in close coordination with the Health Partnerships Manager and the Head of Health (for issues related to the CoD and the International Conference).

Education and experience required

  • University degree in medicine, nursing or other health clinical field.
  • Advanced degree in public health or related humanitarian field.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience in an international setting with proven experience in public health, multi-stakeholder partnerships and project management.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in humanitarian settings with different components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. ICRC experience a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated strategic and creative thinking and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize internal and external stakeholders.
  • Languages: excellent command of spoken and written English. Fluent French a strong asset.

Desired profile and skills

  • Demonstrated strategic and creative thinking and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership, with highly-developed networking and negotiation skills.
  • Solid representational and communication skills.
  • Consolidated ability to work transversally with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Able to work independently but within a team structure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel on short missions.
  • Additional language skills are an asset.

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Additional information

  • Location: Geneva
  • Type of contract: Required Rotation
  • Length of assignment: 34 months
  • Activity rate: 100%
  • Estimated start date: ASAP
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, the 2nd of February 2021

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

How to apply:

https://bit.ly/3oZZ6E7

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Medical Advisor for Tropical diseases & Epidemics

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Jan 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Médecins Sans Frontières en Suisse
Closing date: 1 Feb 2021

Mission

Through delegation from the Medical Leader of the Tropical Medicine, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Epidemics Thematic Unit (HQ), the Medical Advisor develops medico-operational solutions requiring specific medical skills and/or in-depth investment, answering to recognized needs set in the medical ambitions. In that perspective, he/she is proactively monitoring emerging scientific and medical issues that might shape OCG medical practices and ambitions.

Overall Responsibilities

The Medical Advisor is responsible and accountable for achievements of the objectives for his/her domain of expertise and to this aim:

  • Gives technical and strategic support to operations through the Polyvalent Health Advisor (RMPs, responsable medical polyvalent) and if appropriate directly to the field with regards to urgent or complex technical and clinical questions linked to their domain
  • Strengthens the skills and competencies of MSF staff through capacity building through content development of training modules, e-briefing and participation in trainings (as expert trainer)

Specificity of the position

  • Provides reactive technical support for tropical diseases and epidemics, with a strong focus on malaria, cholera viral hemorrhagic fevers and COVID-19
  • Contribute to long-term dossiers through specific and time-bound tasks assigned by the medical leader (e.g. guidelines, protocol’s, develop training modules and tools, punctual support on operational research if needed)
  • Represents MSF OCG as malaria advisor in the Intersectional Malaria Contact Group
  • Participates in the Telemedicine Platform for (urgent) Tropical diseases clinical management questions
  • Participates in Briefing and Debriefing of medical staff
  • Participates in decentralized or virtual trainings: e.g. Response to Epidemics, intersectional malaria training, etc.
  • Supports basic needs of the field on other medical unit themes, when other advisors are on holidays/absent (NTD advisor, ABR advisor, Planetary health advisor).

Education

  • Medical degree is mandatory
  • Specialization in Infectious Diseases or related field
  • Master or recent Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Public Health, International Health or Epidemiology degree is an asset

Experience

  • Experience with MSF or similar medical organization
  • Field experience in emergencies and epidemics is an asset
  • Field experience in malaria emergencies or management of malaria programs is an asset
  • Knowledge of recent developments in the field of humanitarian relief, international public health and tropical medicine
  • Recent clinical experience in tropical/epidemic diseases such as malaria, cholera, Ebola, or Covid-19 is an asset,

Languages

  • Fluent in English & French (oral and written)

Soft skills

  • Good analytical and synthesic skills
  • Results, innovation and quality oriented
  • Problem solving and service oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team spirit, networking and communication skills
  • Able to travel in case of emergencies

How to apply:

Terms of Employment

  • Fixed-term contract (6 months), full-time
  • Based in Geneva, with travels to the field
  • Ideal starting date: 1st of May 2021
  • Gross monthly salary: from CHF 8’168.- to CHF 9’311.- (salary commensurate with experience and according to internal salary grid)

Candidates submit their application following the requirements: CV 2 p. max. – letter of motivation 1p. max. – in French or English. Closing date for application is 1th February 2021.

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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted**.**

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Closing date: 31 Jan 2021

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel, Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. About 850 people from more than 80 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

The Clinical Operations Unit is a well-established Clinical Research Service Provider integrated within the Institute. Through our wide network of collaborators, partners and experience, we understand the barriers to delivering clinical trials in difficult settings. We offer strategic, customized and optimized solutions to deliver high quality, high performing clinical trials and meet populations’ needs. This is a unique opportunity to join a multicultural, dedicated team, working in a stimulating academic environment with in-depth scientific expertise in the field of poverty related diseases. We are seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic

Clinical Research Associate (80-100%)

The key function of this post would be to support the project responsible(s) in the successful management of clinical trials.

Your responsibilities include:

· Supporting project management in the planning and organisation, conduct and monitoring of clinical trials

· Conducting initiation, monitoring and close out visits of clinical trials

· Conducting remote and centralised monitoring

· Preparing study documentation for ongoing & upcoming clinical trials

· Contributing to clinical trial administration (tracking, filing, etc)

You should have the following experiences and skills in: **

· Background in pharmacy, life or medical science specialty

· Basic knowledge of ICH-GCP and clinical research

· Fluent in English and either fluent in French or German, spoken and written

· Sound working knowledge of MS office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

· Flexibility & willingness to travel up to 20% to resource limited countries

· Team player with good communication skills

· Precise working style

· Ability to work independently

· Interest in tropical diseases

Swiss TPH an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Contact:

Interested applicants may contact Sonja Bühler before application with open questions (+41 61 284 87 78).**

You can find out more about our recent achievements here: https://issuu.com/communications.swisstph/docs/19097_swiss_tph_jahresbericht_e_digital?fr=sNDNlZjE0MTg4ODA

Job Profile:

Start Date: ASAP or upon agreement

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Duration: limited to initially one year

Percentage: 80-100%

Travel Required? Yes, up to 20% to resource limited countries

How to apply:

Please submit your application online via the link provided below.

If you are interested, please submit your application with:

· CV

· Motivational letter

· Reference letters and diploma

· Salary expectations

· Names and contact information (email or phone) of 3 references

Please note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool: https://recruitingapp-2698.umantis.com/Jobs/All. Applications via e-mail or external recruiter will not be considered.

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