Advocacy Manager

Paddington, London
£27,400 - £31,300 p.a.
06 Mar 2012
27 Mar 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
School of Public Health

Advocacy Manager
Salary Range: £27,400 - £31,300 p.a.

Applications are invited for the post of Advocacy Manager to join the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) team based at the St. Mary’s Campus, Paddington. PCD is an organisation committed to improving the education, health and nutrition of school-age children and youth in low-income countries. The PCD Team is based within the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology located at St Mary’s campus, Paddington. The department is based within a five star research institute equipped with the latest technologies and facilities.

The post holder will work in close collaboration with the Communications Manager to ensure all advocacy opportunities are efficiently targeted. The Advocacy Manager post will be part of the Communications, Partnerships and Advocacy Team based in London.

The post-holder will provide an efficient professional service, developing and managing (where necessary) advocacy strategies to promote a shift in donor thinking as regards nationally-owned programs with local procurement in relation to home-grown school feeding (HGSF) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa.

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-motivated person who wants to build on existing experience in the field of advocacy to work in one of the UK's leading universities for a busy and successful group.

This full time post is for a fixed-term of two years in the first instance.

To apply for this role, please click on the 'Apply now' button.

Closing date: 27 March 2012.

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