Overview

The successful Global Health Consultant will work with my client’s senior leadership and administrative colleagues to ensure the effective execution of the logistical, administrative and strategic policy, campaigning and communications aspects of client accounts in health.

The position is full-time and will be based in London. Flexibility for travel to Saudi Arabia will be expected as part of the role.

Client Details

My client was established in 2000 in response to a growing need by public and private corporations, international organisations and civil society to meet the growing complexities in strategic public policy & communications in a regional, national and global political environment.

My client is a political strategy agency with a global footprint operating in 4 continents. They provide unparalleled and tailored political advisory, PR & Communications, strategic B2B and B2G partnership services to FTSE 500 companies, global NGOs and SMEs in 8 sectors, including financial services, health, tech, automotive, the environment and renewable energy.

Their global footprint, extensive network of decision-makers in international finance, commerce, government and public life and our unique breadth of experience in global business diplomacy, enables them to offer bespoke advice to their clients and partners and help them to build sustainable public private partnerships that are fit for the future.

By putting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at the heart of their operations within the company and with clients, they pride themselves as an ethical consultancy.

Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities for the successful Global Health Consultant

  • Lead on the project management, strategy and deployment of project tasks with the senior leadership team and manage the implementation process.
  • Experience in global health themes and experience in conducting high-level political engagements.Oversee the strategic planning and execution of detailed work plans for ministerial conferences, ensuring activities are completed on time and to a high quality.
  • Provide policy briefs for high-level meetings with clients and relevant stakeholders.
  • Prepare executive-level presentations and materials working with the senior leadership.
  • Support the client in producing content for the project’s website, blog, and social media accounts.
  • Maintain project and stakeholder databases.
  • Support in organising high-level roundtables and events as part of the project pipeline.
  • Support in preparing delegation visits for the client of strategic importance that are aligned with the overall project and strategy.
  • Over-seeing the workload and management of the Project Assistant.

Client campaign management

  • Schedule, organise and manage calls and meetings with clients, including the preparation and distribution of the agenda, and track action items.
  • Support in the policy-background and discussions for meetings with help from policy research teams.
  • Manage senior stakeholders from across the health sector and align their vision and mission.
  • Prepare briefings, notes, reports and presentations which are sent on a regular basis.

Profile

The successful Global Health Consultant will:

  • Have excellent project management, planning and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task in communication with various stakeholders and accomplish tight deadlines.
  • Strong ability to make decisions and solve problems when they arise.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to manage relationships with senior partners, and a proficiency in building and maintaining stakeholder networks.
  • Ability to manage sensitive information and showcase political and cultural sensibilities.
  • Have an excellent understanding of political advocacy and public affairs.
  • Have a good understanding of the global health industry and strong commitment towards global health, development issues, gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals in general.
  • Ability to deliver strategic and proactive advice on client positioning based on policy developments and identify engagement opportunities that contribute to the clients short- and long-term objectives.
  • Experience of organising, assisting, or managing relevant events and meetings for clients.
  • Be a team player with the ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural and professional backgrounds.

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree and minimum of 3-4 years of professional experience, preferably in global/public health, international affairs, public policy and political sciences, international law.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Knowledge of Arabic is useful.
  • Proven experience in project management and client management and ability to use latest project management tools.
  • Experience having conducted/ or having been part of high-level ministerial events in the UK or abroad.
  • Exceptional research, writing and analytics skills, including the ability to synthesise information from different sources.
  • Exceptional level of computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, virtual conferencing systems and social media tools.

Job Offer

Work at a well-known and respected global agency based in London.

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