EU Advocacy & Policy Assistant

Global Health Advocates
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Jun-13-2021
  • Posted
    May 31

Position description

Global Health Advocates France is looking for an EU Advocacy & Policy Assistant to support GHA EU Team in implementing GHA’s strategic priorities at EU level.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

EU Advocacy & Policy Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

ADVOCACY

  • Support the coordination of GHA-led platforms and civil society coalitions on global health;
  • Assist in building and maintaining contacts with the EU decision makers;
  • Organise events on issues related to GHA advocacy focus.

POLICY

  • Monitor the EU policy developments linked to global health (ie: development aid, research and innovation, health);
  • Undertake research and analysis on issues covered by GHA’s mandate;
  • Draft briefing notes, policy papers and reports on issues covered by GHA’s mandate.

OTHER

  • Reporting;
  • Office administration;
  • Any other task within the framework of GHA’s work.

Qualifications

Essential skills:

  • Excellent drafting skills in English;
  • Excellent organisational skills: ability to multitask and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and computer skills;
  • Experience in coordinating activities involving multiple stakeholders in multiple countries.

Essential knowledge:

  • Good understanding of advocacy techniques and strategies;
  • Good understanding of the functioning of the European institutions;
  • Knowledge of global health and development issues;
  • Strong interest and motivation to work on poverty related issues.

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of French;
  • Creative, thinking out of the box, initiative taking.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • One to two years’ experience working in a similar policy position in an NGO or similar setting;
  • Master’s degree in public health, political science, social science, communication or international relations or another related field.

Application instructions

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