Senior Technical Officer, Coalition against Typhoid Secretariat

Program: Coalition against Typhoid
Reports to: Director, Coalition against Typhoid Secretariat

Position Summary:

The Senior Technical Officer will serve as a member of the Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) team and will be instrumental in managing the execution of a new three-year grant to conduct enteric fever surveillance in Asia.

This grant supports the creation of a regional enteric fever surveillance network that will enable the systematic collection of data on enteric fever incidence, mortality, complications (intestinal perforation, etc.), hospitalization rates, and clinical outcome differences between drug-sensitive and drug-resistant Salmonella Typhi (S. Typhi) and Salmonella Paratyhi (S. Paratyphi) to fill the knowledge gaps related to the population impact of enteric fever.  The surveillance network will cover five countries (Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan), and will be carried out in two phases over a period of three years.

Consultant Opportunity: Advocacy and Communications Officer – India, Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases

Location: Delhi, India
Program: Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases
Position Title: Advocacy and Communications Officer
Reports To: Director of Programs and Operations

Position Summary:

The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) is seeking a consultant to fill a full-time Advocacy and Communications (A/C) Officer position in its Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) program.  The A/C Officer will serve as the primary representative of the Global Network in India and lead country advocacy and communications activities on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).  The primary purpose of these activities is to increase the political commitment, public awareness and resources necessary to achieve NTD control and elimination in India.

Consultant Opportunity: Advocacy Officer - Nigeria

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Program: Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases<
Reports To: Director of Programs and Operations

Position Summary:

The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) is seeking a consultant to fill a full-time Advocacy Officer position in its Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) program. The Advocacy Officer will serve as the primary representative of the Global Network in Nigeria and lead country advocacy activities on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The primary purpose of these activities is to increase the political commitment, public awareness and resources necessary to achieve NTD control and elimination in Nigeria.

The successful candidate for this new, independent contractor position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria and liaise with Global Network staff based in Washington, DC.  The Advocacy Officer will report frequently to Sabin, both informally and formally. Travel within Nigeria will be required. The Advocacy Officer will be contracted for an initial one year term, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years.

Manager, Quality Assurance, Vaccine Development

Location: Houston, Texas
Program: Vaccine Development
Reports to: Deputy Director, Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership

Position Summary:

The Manager, Quality Assurance will be responsible for establishing, implementing and ensuring the quality assurances, and interfacing with the regulatory requirements in our vaccine development initiatives.

This position will oversee the Quality Assurance team’s mission, ensuring that vaccines developed are of high quality and all related materials, processes and personnel comply with the requirements of relevant regulatory authorities.  The Quality Assurance team may also play an advisory role for non-regulated research studies that may support downstream regulated vaccine development.