Senior Legal Advisor

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Country: Lebanon Organization: Legal Action Worldwide Closing date: 24 Sep 2020 LAW is an independent, non-profit organisation comprised of human rights lawyers working in fragile and conflict affected areas in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. We have a particular focus on gender equality and sexual and gender-based violence, natural resource exploitation, rule of law and accountability, and transformative justice, working to bring justice to those who need it most. LAW’s ground-breaking work has received international and local media coverage, and recognition.Lebanon ProgrammeIn Lebanon, Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) through Legal Action Lebanon (LA Lebanon) provides legal information, assistance and legal representation through Lebanese lawyers, to thousands of Lebanese, Syrian and domestic migrant workers within Lebanon. Focus is placed on providing high quality legal services to the most vulnerable and achieving the best legal outcome for them.On 4 Aug…

Senior Technical Advisor/Regional Manager

Senior Technical Advisor/Regional Manager EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.  For more information please visit our website MSH seeks to recruit highly-motivated and result-oriented individuals for the Eliminate Tuberculosis in Ethiopia (ETBE) Project, a five-year USAID-funded project with the goal of reducing TB incidence and mortality by improving the quality, access, utilization, and sustainability of TB services. The project builds on the work of previous USAID activities (Challenge TB, HEAL TB, TB Care, and others) that have been supporting the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program (NTLP) to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and STOP TB milestones. ETBE’s support focuses on improving access and utilization to quality and patient-centered JOB ID: R35comprehensive TB services. This is a senior regional manager and technical lead for the Eliminate Tuberculosis in Ethiopia (ETBE) project for the region. S/he represents ETBE project at regional level and will be responsible for establishing relationships with public and private sector representatives in the assigned region.  S/he will work in close coordination with the Regional Health Bureau, Zonal Health Departments, Regional Laboratories, Woreda Health Offices, other partners working in TB, MDR TB and HIV in the region. Creates effective coordination of ETBE activities. The Regional Manager will also supervise the regional technical advisors and zonal cluster coordinators in the respective region. Key result areas include; Providing a leadership role to build the capacity of the ETBE regional team in project implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Leading in preparation of regional project annual and budget. Leading baseline/following up assessments and startup of activities in the region and monitor progress in project implementation using agreed upon M&E plans. Coordinating all trainings in TB, MDR TB and TB/HIV clinical management and laboratory strengthening. Coordinating the trainings, external and internal quality assurance of the lab aspect of TB and MDR TB in all health facilities supported by ETBE. Coordinating the implementation of TB and MDR TB community interventions at zonal and woreda level. Job Requirements Qualifications & Experience The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor of Science in health sciences field plus Masters of Science/Masters in Public Health or MD from recognized university with at least 7 years of work experience in TB or HIV programs in Ethiopia.  S/he should have previous experience as regional manager or equivalent experience with USAID or other USG funded projects. In addition, the candidate should have excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, demonstrable leadership, with ability to work collaboratively with culturally diverse partners. Fluency in written and spoken English is required.  In addition, s/he should be proficient in relevant computer applications which includes word processing, databases, spreadsheets, internet, email systems and presentations (Microsoft Office applications preferred); and a willingness to learn new software packages.  In addition, s/he should have strong administrative and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to work independently as well as an effective team member in a complex and fast-paced environment. The position involves frequent travel up to 50% time within Ethiopia How to Apply For further detail and to apply for the position, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website at by July 24, 2020. If you cannot apply online, or have difficulty doing so, please email an explanation of your problem to Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Job ID: R39 


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