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Reference: 92395

Date Added: 23 April 2024
Closing Date: 30 April 2024

Job Title: Account Manager, Global Health & Development

Working For: Sovereign Strategy

Location: London

Salary: £40,000-60,000 (depending on experience level)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details


  • Provide timely and relevant advice to clients with regular policy updates on regulations and political developments in the United Kingdom with a specific focus on development and global health themes
  • Lead on UK political events and engagements including through political party conferences as well as ad hoc programming of events
  • Provide regular analysis and debriefs to clients to guide the client’s positioning 
  • Develop and execute the identified political strategies for clients in collaboration with the team
  • Use the expertise and high-level networks with UK stakeholders to create networks for clients and to advise clients on their engagements and their objectives
  • Develop integrated PR and Communication strategies to guide the execution of the client strategy
  • Manage and oversee the work of junior team members who will assist in client accounts
  • Identify new opportunities for client’s profile raising and business development strategies to ensure the client benefits from the full range of our networks and experience
  • Organise and advise clients on the creation and planning of campaigns, meetings and conferences
  • Identify business development opportunities for Sovereign Strategy
  • Assist clients in meetings and activities that require travel within and outside the UK

The ideal candidate will have:

  • minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in Policy, Public Affairs, Government Relations, Interest Groups or NGOs working in the field of global health and development 
  • Strong understanding of the global health and development architecture
  • In depth understanding of UK politics, parliament, and government
  • Excellent spoken and written English 
  • Ability to deliver advice on clients’ positioning based on policy developments and identify engagement opportunities that contribute to clients short- and long-term objectives
  • Proficiency in building and maintaining networks that are relevant to Sovereign’s client base
  • Strong project management skills, manage relevant events and meetings for clients
  • Excellent communication skills with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work constructively in a team, eagerness to grow and an ability to work on multiple projects and deliver work within tight deadlines. Show ability to manage client relations and track progress and communicate with management

Closing Date: 30 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

Ideal Start Date: 1st May 2024

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate be found.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter to elizabeth.walker@sovereignstrategy.com

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Website: https://sovereignstrategy.com/

Additional Notes