The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI), an initiative of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), draws on decades of work on tobacco control campaigns and its growing experience on other public health issues to drive policy change campaigns around the globe to improve health. To date, these issues have included road safety, food policy, cardiovascular health, drowning prevention, civil registration & vital statistics, preventing epidemics, and maternal and reproductive health, among others.
GHAI’s Data for Health (D4H) project supports efforts in low- and middle-income countries to improve civil registration, vital statistics, and identity management systems (CRVSID). Working with global partners, GHAI’s specific role within the D4H Initiative is to is to assess the legal frameworks in place that support a country’s CRVSID systems and offer recommendations for legislative or regulatory changes needed to facilitate CRVSID reform. GHAI also provides assistance (e.g., legislative drafting) to local partners and governments to implement these legal changes.
The Program Manager will provide overall support for GHAI’s D4H work, and the CRVSID legal review process more specifically, as well as project efforts focused on gender equity. This role will involve helping to manage a complex, fast-paced, large global project involving many different countries, government officials, actors, languages, and legal systems; supporting and managing consultants; working with partner organizations and stakeholders to ensure that the goals of the D4H Initiative are achieved; preparing for and participating in workshops, conferences and meetings; producing written materials to highlight our achievements and milestones; preparing monthly and annual program reports; conducting research/ information gathering on issues pertaining to CRVSID laws and policies; and overall, providing support to the Associate Director who oversees the D4H program at GHAI, as well as the D4H Budget Advocacy Associate Director.
Experience working on health policies, especially those pertaining to Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and ID Management systems is highly desirable, but not essential. Experience and/or knowledge of gender equity issues is also desirable. This position reports to the Associate Director of the D4H Program, is based in Washington, D.C., and is a temporary 18-month full-time assignment, with potential for longer term employment, contingent on outcomes and funding. Currently, all employees are working remotely with reentry to the Washington D.C. office expected in January, 2022. Full vaccination requirement except for medical or religious exemption.
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: [email protected]. Please reference the position code: PMD4H/GHAI/12 in the subject line of your email. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator, a program of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, advances public health policies to build a healthier and safer world. Drawing on our extensive global experience, we offer strategic support to develop and execute advocacy campaigns to pass laws and policies that save lives. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in the United States and around the world. A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.