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To strengthen our advocacy team, the World Heart Federation (WHF) is looking for an outstanding Advocacy and Policy Officer to work with our leadership and staff and help achieve our vision of a world where heart health for everyone is a fundamental human right.
Skills and Competencies
We are looking for a motivated, diplomatic and mission-driven person who is committed to the WHF mission. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate:
Minimum requirement of Master’s degree. Preference given to applicants with an academic background in public health, policy, politics, economics, medicine, sciences or similar. 1 year’s work experience in an international organization highly desirable.
Reporting: The Advocacy and Policy Officer will be a member of the Advocacy Department and will report to the Director for Advocacy.
Contract: The Advocacy and Policy Officer will be a fixed position, based in Geneva.
Application Details: We regret that due to visa restrictions applicants from the Switzerland and the EU are preferred. Please send a cover letter (max. 1 page) and CV (max. 2 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for application: 31 July 2018