Access to Medicines Advocacy Officer
6/17/2021
Rabat, Morocco
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POSITION SUMMARY

ITPC-MENA is seeking an Access to Medicines Advocacy Officer who will manage the development and implementation of ITPC-MENA’s project Use of Trips Flexibilities to Increase Affordability of HIV, HCV and TB Treatment in Middle-income Countries under the supervision of the Advocacy and Research Lead to achieve the organization’s mission.

The assistants main roles will be to :

  • Assist the Advocacy Lead to develop and implement ITPC-MENA advocacy strategy;
  • Support the implementation of the Use of Trips Flexibilities to Increase Affordability of HIV, HCV and TB Treatment in Middle-income Countries project activities at the national.
  • and international level

    DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Coordinate advocacy meetings, roundtables with decision-makers and / or stakeholders in public health and HIV / HCV programming;
  • Coordinate ITPC-MENA national and regional advocacy coalitions, joint engagement and events;
  • Support national and regional partners to develop and implement advocacy initiatives for improved access to treatment
  • Engage with media;
  • Prepare advocacy, promotion and other related materials;
  • Develop and strengthen relations with ITPC-MENA’s national and regional partners.
  • Prepare reports, analytical papers and briefing notes;
  • Participate in preparation of donor reports;
  • Use advocacy activities to strengthen strategic partnerships;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of relevant research;
  • Performs other relevant duties, as required.
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :

  • Graduate degree or equivalent, preferably in Political Science and International Relations, public health or related field experience.
  • Experience with civil society activities, advocacy, public health, human rights;
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and implementing advocacy plans and actions;
  • Good understanding of issues related to health and intellectuel property and access to medicines;
  • Experience with media outreach and communications;
  • Knowledge of policies on HIV, STI, sexual health, human rights, and other relevant policies in MENA countries and in UN organizations;
  • Excellent written and oral French, English and Arabic language communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of databases and Microsoft Office
  • KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Must be flexible with work time and scheduling
  • Must be able to travel 40% of total work time
  • Must be able to represent ITPC-MENA in national, regional and international arenas
  • Commitment to ITPC-MENA’s mission and to the health and human rights of all people infected and affected by HIV and / or HCV, TB is essential.
  • COMPENSATION

    The position is located at ITPC-MENA office in Marrakesh, Morocco but non-Moroccan citizens are encouraged to apply. Applications from people living with HIV and / or related conditions are highly appreciated.

    ITPC-MENA will provide a nationally competitive salary package.

    Send resume with cover letter : imad.eloualidi itpcmena.org (copie alim.elgaddari itpcmena.org)

    Reference Access to Medicines Advocacy Officer First Name Last Name in the subject line.

    Deadline July 11 th, 2021

    ABOUT ITPC-MENA

    ITPC-MENA is a regional non-governmental organization operating in the Middle East and North Africa region bringing together a network of community activists united by our vision of a longer, healthier, more productive life for people living with HIV and / or HCV.

    ITPC-MENA’s mission is to enable communities in need, to access HIV, HCV and TB treatment. ITPC-MENA has been officially registered as an independent organization in 2015.

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