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Risk Reduction Specialist – USAID STOPS Spillover

Published on 29.01.2022

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Website : https://www.tetratech.com/
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Position : Risk Reduction Specialist – USAID STOPS Spillover

The USAID STOPS Spillover project in Sierra Leone, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development in collaboration with Tufts University Consortium, is currently accepting expressions of interest for a Risk Analysis and Communication Specialist. This position will be located in the main project office in Freetown.

STOP Spillover is a USAID-funded project to anticipate and reduce risks posed by known emerging zoonotic diseases that move from animals to humans. Tufts University, together with an international consortium of partners are working collaboratively to implement the STOP project in eight countries in Africa and Asia over the next five years (October 2020 to September 2025). The Risk Analysis and Communication (RAC) Country Team Member will focus on risk analysis; risk assessment; risk characterization; risk communication; risk management; and community risk-based surveillance.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in risk analysis, behavior change communication, public health, epidemiology, or a related degree. Masters preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in addressing global health security, understanding population health and its determinants, hazards and exposure pathways for disease, risk identifying hazards and exposure pathways for disease and/or designing reduction strategies.
  • Demonstrated research skills in both qualitative and quantitative methods (design, implementation, and analysis)
  • Excellent computer skills and oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to travel to the field (50% time)

Desired Qualifications

  • Research and publication experience a plus
  • Experience working in the field of zoonotic disease risk reduction a plus

Candidates must be Sierra Leone citizens or currently living in Sierra Leone and legally eligible to work in Sierra Leone. Women and youth are encouraged to apply.

Job criteria for job ad : Risk Reduction Specialist – USAID STOPS Spillover
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
Industries :
Public buildings and works sector, construction
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema - Koidu - Magburaka - Makeni - Moyamba - Port Loko - Pujehun - Waterloo
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s) : 1

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