Qualification and experience:
•Eight years of experience in a similar job, including experience of handling health advocacy campaigns on scale or multi-state public health interventions.
•Excellent networking skills with different stakeholders including a track record of working with civil society networks and alliances working on health.
•Have a robust understanding of public health.
•Master’s degree, preferably in social sciences, community health or similar disciplines.
•Good networking, consensus building and brokering skills and the ability to build strong, credible and personal relationships with influential advocacy contacts and civil society alliances.
•Excellent writing skills in English, and a good working knowledge of another Indian language, preferably Hindi.
•Computing skills (should be fluent in MS Office, especially Word and Excel and electronic communication).
•Basic understanding of social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and experience in drafting professional posts for the platforms.
•Ability to connect policies, laws and regulations with the lived reality of public health in India
•Ability to inspire and motivate teams and networks towards action.
•Knowledge of the socio-economic and political context of the country.
•Results oriented, able to manage multiple tasks and have good planning, management and organisation skills – should be a self-starter.
•Physical fitness for travel and a willingness for sustained field work
•Excellent communication skills with fluency in written and verbal English and Hindi
•Public policy advocacy, network building and campaign experience.
•Experience of writing blogs, newsletters, and articles in journals.
•Knowledge and skills in financial analysis and management.
•Past work on citizen participation and social accountability in health, private sector regulation or access to medicines.
Relocation: As per the organizational policy
Travel: Willingness to travel across country
Date issued: 05/09/2022
Approved by: Director