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Senior Advisor, Emerging Leaders Programme

The World Heart Federation is seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Senior Advisor for its Emerging Leaders programme. The position will be a three-year term wherein individuals will serve with up to 2 other advisors to share the duties of the position. Along with members of the World Heart Federation staff, the Senior Programme Advisor will be responsible for:

  • Development and leading of pre-seminar activities, creation of seminar agenda, and serving as seminar leader in concert with the local host, the latter which includes travel
  • Inviting outstanding general and domain-specific faculty
  • Participating in programs led by the World Heart Federation at local, regional, and international conferences
  • Recruiting, reviewing, and selecting high-quality Emerging Leader candidates
  • Promoting the Emerging Leaders program, including but not limited to publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals

Ideally, high-quality candidates would possess the necessary skills and experience to carry out these activities and have strong institutional support for their participation. The World Heart Federation is particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate:

  • Operational and organizational excellence
  • Technical skills relevant to the organization and the programme
  • Interactive and inclusive leadership
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills, including use of social media
  • Prior adult learning theory-based teaching experience
  • Flexibility
  • Conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Adherence to core World Heart Federation principles, including diversity and inclusion, respect for others

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a short cover letter and a video (2-minute or less) describing your interest in the position to sharon.mitchell@worldheart.org by September 3, 2018.