The Program Officer (PO), Program Advocacy and Communications, Women's and Children's Health will work across specific MNCH, Vaccine Delivery, and Integrated Delivery advocacy portfolios and global priorities to help generate the awareness, resources, partnerships, and policy changes necessary to achieve results in the following ways: galvanizing civil society in donor and developing nations to increase political commitment to health and development issues; understanding and shaping international financing channels for health and development issues and supporting the evidence-base to encourage sound decision-making; and influencing policymaker decision-making through increased visibility and understanding of solutions to health and development inequities.
The Program Advocacy and Communications team works in partnership with program teams and other teams in Global Policy and Advocacy (GPA) to achieve their policy and finance goals by:
We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.
Experience working on maternal, newborn and child health policy, advocacy and communications issues. Familiar with the political, economic and societal challenges facing women and children in low income countries. Experience working in a low-income country is preferred.
At least 5+ years of experience plus an advanced degree in public policy (or equivalent work experience) in international relations, development or a related field preferred, (preferably with a mix of service in either the public or non-profit sectors).
Reports to: Deputy Director, Program Advocacy and Communications