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
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.
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
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.
2021-06-17 Responsable de publication