We are recruiting an Advocacy Officer for Action for Global Health!

We are looking for an Advocacy Officer for the Action for Global Health Network UK (AfGH UK), which represents over 60 of the UK’s leading NGOs, research institutions and health experts working to promote and improve global health.

STOPAIDS hosts the Action for Global Health UK (AfGH UK) network. AfGH UK believes that the UK Government should play a leading role in realising the right to health for all globally and works on a broad range of health issues with a focus on the quantity and quality of UK development assistance for health. The network provides a unique co-ordination and convening role mobilising UK global health advocates working towards a common strategy to hold UK government and global health institutions and stakeholders accountable, as well as providing a vital platform for dialogue between UK and global civil society and the UK Government.

The Advocacy Officer works with the Coordinator to develop and implement the organisation’s advocacy strategy, focused on ensuring that global health is integrated within policy and funding priorities in the UK and internationally.

The role will require some travel to and from London for AfGH related activities.

Key Accountabilities include:

  1. To support the development of AfGH’s advocacy strategy and lead on delivery of agreed advocacy objectives. [70%]
  2. To support the advocacy and campaigning activities of the Students for Global Health Coordinator. [10%]
  3. To support the Coordinator and Senior Network & Sustainability Adviser with the development of funding proposals, and reporting to donors and other stakeholders on AfGH’s work. [15%]
  4. Other duties as directed by the Coordinator. [5%]

Download the application pack here:

Job Description

AfGH Application Form

STOPAIDS Equal Opportunities Form

Please e-mail your completed application form and equal opportunities form to katie@actionforglobalhealth.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 26th July.

Interviews will take place on the week beginning Monday 27th July.

People living with or affected by HIV, from Black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds or from other minoritized groups are particularly encouraged to apply and/or get in touch with any queries about the role – please email Katie (katie@actionforglobalhealth.org.uk).