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Senior Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Advisor

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Social Sciences Research
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International Development Group
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1907J Requisition #
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Qualifications

Education and Experience:
  • Master’s Degree (PhD preferred) in public health or other relevant discipline and a minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience implementing and leading technical and program activities for donor-funded health programs.
  • At least 7 years’ experience and demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following diseases: schistosomiasis (SCH), onchocerciasis (OV), soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). Expertise and experience with two or more of these diseases preferred.
  • Understanding and appreciation of country-led health or development strategies.
  • Experience of working across health and education sectors and/or with a health systems strengthening agenda preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Recognized global expert with ability to engage effectively and shape dialogue in global fora.
  • Established professional relationships with key stakeholders in the NTD sector.
  • Ability to successfully coordinate with Ministry of Health officials, U.S. Government, donor organizations, NGOs, research institutions, and other agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence across multiple teams and levels.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Strong English oral and written communication and presentation skills.  Additional fluency in languages of supported countries will be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% time.
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