How to apply
Fixed term contract for 18 months
We are looking for an experienced and committed individual to join us as Health Advocacy Adviser (Immunisation), playing a key role in our commitment to end preventable child deaths.
Our Policy, Advocacy, and Campaigns Division is where we drive political and policy agendas at national and global levels. We’ve integrated advocacy, 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.
As Health Advocacy Adviser (Immunisation) you will ensure that global immunisation policy and support, including the UK-hosted replenishment of Gavi in 2020, is better targeted towards poor and marginalised children, shapes the vaccines market to lower prices, promotes sustainability of immunisation under universal health coverage and is an opportunity to ensure aid is transformative. In addition, you will:
To be successful you will have a significant track record in developing and delivering health advocacy strategies, with a focus on immunisation, UHC and/or child health. You should also have an academic qualification at post-graduate level or equivalent experience in health and international development. In addition, you will have:
At Save the Children we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children are recruited to work for us. This post is subject to a range of vetting checks including a criminal records disclosure.
Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. If you share our mission, are passionate about making it happen and strongly believe you can contribute then join us and we'll give you every opportunity to succeed. We look forward to hearing from you.
To apply please visit our website.
Closing date: 26th May 2018
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.