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Reference: 63762

Date Added: 5 December 2017
Closing Date: 22 December 2017

Job Title: Parliamentary Advocacy Officer (Child Health)

Working For: RESULTS UK

Location: London

Salary: £26,502

Job Details

We are looking for an exceptional Parliamentary Advocacy Officer to join our Parliamentary Team and lead our parliamentary work on child health. RESULTS has a long and successful history of inspiring and supporting Parliamentarians of all parties and both houses to become champions for the end of poverty. We do this by briefing MPs and Peers to raise issues in Parliament through debates, parliamentary questions and correspondence with Ministers; by providing support to All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) on our issues (we currently provide the secretariat to the APPG on Vaccinations for All ); and by organising parliamentary delegations to developing countries and advocacy tours of speakers to the UK from developing countries.

The post-holder will lead relationships with UK and to a lesser extent, European Parliamentarians on child health and child survival. Globally, they will work strategically as part of the ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership to mobilise greater resources and political commitment for improved child health and child survival.

This role is suitable for someone with public affairs or political advocacy experience, preferably in the UK, who understands the way that political decisions impact global poverty and want to influence these decisions.

The Person Specification can be found here: http://bit.ly/2nvyIqg.

Closing Date: 22 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on 4 January and the role will be available from 17 January 2018.

The application deadline is at 17:00.

Application Details

Please apply by sending a CV (maximum 3 pages) and cover letter (maximum 2 pages) in English to jobs@results.org.uk. Do not send any other documents or attachments at this time. In your cover letter, please state where you saw the job advertised and describe and give examples of how you meet the requirements in the Person Specification.

We will shortlist soon after the deadline and contact shortlisted candidates as soon as possible. Due to limited staff capacity, we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates.

Website: http://www.results.org.uk

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