Director, Resolve Projects
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Website: Global Health Advocacy Incubator
With a deep commitment to improving public health globally, the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) works toward sustainable and lasting change through targeted policy change campaigns and capacity building in low and middle income countries. GHAI is an initiative of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and draws on lessons from tobacco control campaigns in more than 50 countries to drive policy change campaigns around the globe to improve health. The GHAI now seeks a new Director, Resolve Projects, Global Health Advocacy Incubator to join a dynamic and growing team advancing efforts to improve critical public health policies in specific low-and middle-income countries. The Director will provide leadership and strategic oversight of GHAI’s partnership with Resolve to Save Lives, focused on a multi-country nutrition policy change strategy and policy initiatives to improve global health security and prevent epidemics.
The Director will have the unique opportunity to support civil society organizations in low- and middle-income countries advocating for policy change and engaging in regulatory reforms that aim to improve cardiovascular health through improved nutrition policy. A second body of work will focus on promoting country-level investments in preventing epidemics and improving global health security. The ideal candidate will bring a well-developed understanding of advocacy campaigns that lead to policy and regulatory change internationally, be a self-starter with strong project management skills and possess ability to work within cross-functional teams and will have a demonstrated commitment to training and capacity building for in-country partners. Ideally, the Director will bring a depth of knowledge in public health globally and experience leading complex projects related to policy change in global health. S/he will have a flexible and creative approach and the personal dexterity to navigate cross cultural settings and diverse teams. A minimum of 10 years of proven experience in advocacy and policy development internationally and familiarity with relevant content areas is preferred.
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator is being assisted by Carolyn Ho and Yuniya Khan of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume, salary expectations, and where you learned of the position should be sent to: GHAI-AD@nonprofitprofessionals.com. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.