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Reference: 66656

Date Added: 29 June 2018
Closing Date: 15 July 2018

Job Title: Health Advocacy Advisors x 3

Working For: Save the Children

Location: London

Salary: £34,000-£39,000 pa

Job Details

We are looking for three experienced and committed individuals to join our Health Team as Health Advocacy Advisors.

Our Policy, Advocacy, and Campaigns department is where we drive political agendas at national and global levels. We’ve integrated lobbying, policy, research and campaigning into one agile, powerful engine for change. Together, we save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential.
We currently have three roles within our team – two of which are newly created.

As Health Policy and Advocacy Advisor, you will support key aspects of our health advocacy, with a particular focus on preventable child deaths through pneumonia and access to the continuum of care for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH).

As Health Access Advocacy Advisor - Global and National, you will engage key stakeholders to advance towards Sustainable Development Goal 3, using pneumonia as an indication of Universal Health Coverage and working closely with partners including the private sector. You will play a key role at both global and national level in achieving policy and practical changes.

As Health Advocacy Advisor – Access to Medicine, you will lead the global advocacy on access to medicines especially through supporting the GSK and Save the Children partnership, primarily engaging on health innovations developed through the partnership to ensure that they are taken up and accessible to the communities that need them.

To be successful you will have a post-graduate qualification or equivalent experience on issues directly related to global health policy. You should have excellent verbal communication skills, appropriate for external representation. In addition you will have:

• Experience of policy research, with a track record of written reports and briefings and evaluating evidence of their impact
• A good understanding of the UK, global, regional and national external advocacy environment and the ability to assess trends and developments likely to affect advocacy
• Experience of effective team work and outstanding inter-personal communication skills
• The ability to operate within an administratively self-servicing environment.

Closing Date: 15 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply please visit our website via the link below: 

https://jobs.savethechildren.org.uk/home/ 

Please be aware applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and interviews may commence prior to the closing date. Therefore, early applications are strongly recommended.

Website: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk/

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