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[e-med] Vacance de poste à la Campagne d'accès aux médicaments de MSF- Coordinateur du secteur pharmaceutique

The Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines was started in 1999 and is
part of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) International. It aims to improve
access and stimulate development of medical tools (drugs, diagnostics and
vaccines) that could have a major impact on morbidity and mortality in
contexts where MSF works.  The Access Campaign challenges external
medical-political actors in order to overcome barriers identified by
practitioners in MSF programmes and those practicing in similar
environments. To this end it aims to influence international policies
relevant to improving access and stimulating innovation.

The Pharmaceutical Coordinator of the Access Campaign
The Pharmaceutical Coordinator conducts problem analysis and advocacy to
overcome access barriers to health technologies, in particular related to
price, production, quality, availability in country and appropriateness of
formulations. She/he manages all pharmaceutical issues and feeds into the
Access Campaign's strategies with a pharmaceutical perspective.  She/he
links the Access Campaign's activities with MSF's pharmaceutical operations
through coordination with the MSF network of pharmacists. The
Pharmaceutical Coordinator reports to the Executive Director of the Access
Campaign.

Responsibilities:
Management: Manages all pharmaceutical activities of the MSF Access
Campaign

Main objectives:
   1.   Stimulates generic competition
   2.   Stimulates development and production of appropriate drug
      formulations
   3.   Facilitates the use of key products and new formulations in MSF
   4.   Promotes policies that ensure quality and reduce substandard
      medicines
   5.   Promotes adapted regulatory strategies that allow timely approval of
      new and adapted products

Profile:
   ·    Degree in Pharmacy with at least seven years postgraduate
      pharmaceutical experience including pharmaceutical policy and/or
      regulatory affairs
   ·    At least three years work experience in developing countries
   ·    Excellent communication and team working skills
   ·    Management experience
   ·    Fluency in written and oral English; French and/or Spanish
      appreciated
   ·    Available for travel
   ·    Confident public speaker
   ·    Knowledge of MSF an advantage
   ·    Advocacy experience an advantage

Practical information:
Location:       Geneva
Contract:       full time, long-term contract
Start date:     as soon as possible

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter by July 14, 2011 to
Michelle Vilk at michelle.vilk@geneva.msf.org

Detailed terms of reference for the position and further information about
the MSF Access Campaign can be found at www.msfaccess.org
__________________________________________________-

Kind regards,
Michelle Vilk
Coordination and Communications Assistant
Medecins Sans Frontieres
Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines
Rue de Lausanne 78
1211 Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: + 41(0) 22 849 89 02
Fax: + 41 (0) 22 849 84 04
michelle.vilk@geneva.msf.org

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