UNOPS
Stop TB Partnership - Senior Advisor
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Delhi
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jun 14 2021

Description

About the Organization:

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of their partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Their mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

Position: Stop TB Partnership - Senior Advisor to the Board Chair

Responsibilities:

The incumbent will work as part of the Stop TB Partnership team, under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and in close collaboration with the Deputy Executive Director. This position will be based in Delhi and the incumbent is expected to work from the office of the Minister of Health and Family Welfare of India as well as from his/her own office.

The main functions of the Senior Advisor - under the supervision of the STBP executive Director - will be to provide strategic advice and support to the Chair of the Stop TB Partnership board on the following areas:

Communication and advocacy:

  • Scanning the global landscape of TB issues and their representation in the media, identifying opportunities for the Chair to intervene with a high impact.

  • Providing advice and support to the Stop TB Partnership ED and Deputy ED on advocacy and communication strategies and approaches towards ending TB by 2030 globally and by 2025 in India.

Partnerships and representation:

  • Identifying and advising on opportunities for the Stop TB Board Chair’s advocacy efforts in order to increase the financing for the global fight against TB from donor countries and global multilateral development institutions such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and the Global Fund.

  • Scanning the global landscape to secure opportunities for the Chair of the Stop TB Partnership in advocacy efforts with other high TB burden countries during bilateral meetings and engagements between the countries, promoting high ambition levels for ending TB and identifying areas for strategic technical collaborations and learnings.

STBP Board Governance:

  • Developing a strong understanding of all the Stop TB Partnership organizational policies and programmatic areas in close collaboration with the Secretariat teams.

  • Providing strategic advice to the Chair on all matters related to the global fight against TB, in close coordination with the Stop TB Partnership Secretariat and the Executive Management Team.

Education:

  • An Advanced University Degree (Masters degree or equivalent); OR

  • A First-level University Degree (Bachelors degree or equivalent) in addition to 2 extra years of relevant experience, may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with a Master’s degree, twelve (12) years with a bachelor's degree, in one or combining several of the following areas: advocacy, communication, media strategies, public health policy, strategy development, or related area is required.

  • Experience working with governing bodies.

  • Experience in preparation of reports and/or policy briefs, and/or official letters and/or communications with governments.

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