Senior Program Officer, Global Health

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 04

Position description

As a Senior Program Officer on Global Health you will primarily specialize in pharmaceutical and vaccine issue areas, and you will serve as a project lead across one or more teams. You will focus on advocacy and stakeholder engagement, working effectively with both internal and external partners. You will drive strategic planning and counsel, and be responsible for implementing a results-oriented and coordinated approach to projects. You manage project teams and collaborate with local and remote team members to execute complex workstreams and achieve project goals.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing social impact, advocacy, and/or policy programs
  • Understanding of global health, pharmaceutical, and vaccines landscapes, key players, and issues
  • Excellent writing skills with experience creating a variety of advocacy materials
  • International stakeholder engagement expertise, including experience in partnerships, collaborations, and/or convenings  
  • Experience with business development strategies and tactics
  • Strong organizational and management skills, with the ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative, and analytical thinker
  • Ability to manage teams and to work under tight deadlines 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage relations across a variety of global stakeholders, such as private sector, philanthropic and government donors, alliances and networks, and NGOs
  • Design and produce strategic documents for international audiences, including project strategies, engagement plans, concept notes, and project overviews
  • Craft advocacy materials, such as messaging and talking points, briefs, presentations, and fact sheets for a variety of purposes and audience
  • Design and execute events, workshops, as well as domestic and international meetings
  • Foster connections across partner activities and workstreams, as well as internal teams and activities, to maximize communications impact and optimize resources
  • Execute dynamic and complex advocacy strategies, adjusting priorities to manage new and emerging issues while maintaining alignment towards goals and desired outcomes  
  • Support issues/reputation management efforts, including tracking and analysis of policy developments, global health issues, and risks, and development of preparedness plans
  • Cultivate productive, high performance teams and support the professional development of direct reports
  • Contribute to Panorama’s business development efforts including writing project proposals, cultivating new relationships, and supporting thought leadership

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least ten years of experience in global health, public policy, international relations, or related field
  • Experience working on global health required; experience with pharmaceutical and vaccines preferred
  • Skilled in building diverse coalitions including experience working with corporations, foundations, multilateral agencies, and international NGOs
  • Ability and willingness to participate in domestic and international travel as needed

Application instructions

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with subject line “Senior Program Officer Global Health.”

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