ReAct is currently looking to recruit new Global Health Expert to join our team in Uppsala, Sweden, to further strengthen our global network and science-team. Applications are accepted until 21st of February.
Working within ReAct’s projects in accordance with the current work plan, which is revised annually after prioritization within the network. Duties may include:
- Following the international policy debate related to antibiotic resistance and participating in devising strategies for ReAct’s work, in collaboration with the ReAct “Policy team” and regional nodes.
- Analyzing relevant documents and producing position papers for ReAct, based on ReAct’s vision and values and experiences from our nodes.
- Working together with our “Science team” to translate the latest scientific evidence into policy recommendations.
- Represent ReAct at external meetings or conferences and driving ReAct’s positions towards governments, government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), professional societies and media.
- Support policy and advocacy work in the regional nodes.
- Collaborate with partners, including governments, NGOs and professional societies to support multi-stakeholder actions on antibiotic resistance.
- Perform literature reviews and collect relevant data for ReAct projects.
- Support organization of meetings by e.g. compiling background documents, recommending participants etc.
- Assisting in the maintenance of the ReAct Toolbox by identifying new resources and adding content that can support different stakeholders to act on antibiotic resistance.
- Support annual planning of work, development of long-term strategies and writing grant applications for ReAct.
- Academic degree of at least Master, in global health, pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, political science or other relevant field of study.
- At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience.
- Experience of advocacy towards policymakers, NGOs or multilateral organizations like the WHO.
- Good professional skills in English (spoken and written).
- Documented experience of both oral and written communication, like lectures, publications in scientific or popular journals, policy reports or op-eds.
- Possibility and interest in duty travel.
- Interest in working in a multicultural network and awareness of the challenges posed by working in a decentralized team.
- Flexibility and capability to function independently and with periodically short deadlines.
- Basic knowledge in bacterial infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance including its causes.
- Experience from work within global health with a focus on research and policy work, preferably within infectious diseases.
- Skills in languages other than English, especially Spanish and Swedish.
- Experience from work on antibiotic resistance and understanding of the current policy debate and stakeholders in the field.
- Knowledge about the UN system and the sustainable development goals (Agenda 2030).
- International experience, especially from low- and middle-income countries.
- Work experience from public sector (e.g. WHO, other UN organizations or international civil society organizations).
Start date: As soon as possible
Form of employment: Temporary position two years, full-time
For further information about the position please contact: Anna Zorzet, Head of ReAct Europe, +46 18 471 66 76, email@example.com
Placement: Department of Medical Sciences, ReAct – Action on Antibiotic Resistance, Uppsala, Sweden
Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben firstname.lastname@example.org, ST/TCO email@example.com, Saco-rådet firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit your application by 21 February 2018.