This position is part of a multi-disciplinary team that works on collection of field data and collation of existing evidence to support global, regional and country policy decisions on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and is part of an upcoming AMR Policy and Advocacy Project.
The primary role of this position is to technically contribute to the One Health (human, animal, environmental sectors) approach to AMR, antimicrobial consumption (AMC), and antimicrobial use (AMU) aspects of the project. In addition, this position will have the responsibility of technical coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
The ability to communicate, coordinate with, and advance partnership-building with various international collaborators, UN agencies, government entities various research bodies, and advocacy partners on policy issues, is a crucial skill required. The position will have significant travel to low- and middle-income countries and the work will be carried out in collaboration with various departments within the International Vaccine Institute and external partners.
1. Conduct Policy and Economics Research projects
2. Build networks with internal/external scientist and stakeholders and actively pursue new funding opportunities
1. Education Requirements
2. Related Field Work Experience
3. Technical and Professional Skills / Knowledge
4. Language Proficiency
The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) is a nonprofit International Organization established in 1997 as an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). We are among the few organizations in the world dedicated to vaccines and vaccination for global health.
Vaccines for Global Health
We live in an increasingly globalized world where new and emerging infectious diseases can become global health threats. IVI also focuses on vaccines against infectious diseases of major global health concern.
Our approach is based on three components: