Job title: Senior Advocacy Manager – National Commitments
Reports to: Deputy CEO, Advocacy and Networks Director
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Availability: As soon as possible
Over the last seven years, the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has united the cancer community to position cancer on the global health and development agenda, with inclusion of cancer and non-communicable diseases in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 and culminating in the successful adoption of a cancer resolution at the World Health Assembly in 2017.
“Treatment for All” is the name of a new, bold and inspiring advocacy initiative run by UICC. It calls on the international cancer community to address the global equity gap in access to cancer services by getting behind four essential pillars of cancer treatment and care:
The UICC advocacy team will focus the next 3 year period on successfully designing and driving the implementation of the “Treatment for All” initiative. The UICC is seeking strengthening its advocacy team and is looking for a Senior Advocacy Manager – National commitments who will lead the stream of work working with UICCs members, partners and other organisations to support translation of global commitments into national action.
Applicants should hold or be eligible for a Swiss work permit
Send a motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position and a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: 10 November 2017
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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