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Employment

Current opportunities to work with the NCD Alliance and/or our partners will be listed on this page.

With a small, dynamic, passionate and skilled team, the NCD Alliance actively advocates, influences policy, brokers knowledge and good practice, and supports civil society capacity building around priority global health and development issues.

Capacity Development Officer

NCD Alliance (NCDA) is recruiting for a Capacity Development Officer to support the NCD Prevention Accelerator Programme as part of expansion of the  Advocacy Institute. The Advocacy Institute is a flagship programme of the NCDA that seeks to strengthen NCD civil society, with a focus on advocacy and coalition building.  

The Capacity Development Officer will support the development and roll-out of the Advocacy Institute NCD Prevention Accelerator Programme and its work in Ghana, Mexico, India and the Philippines, aiming to increase the capacity of established NCD alliances to drive effective locally owned campaigns to advocate governments for proven, cost effective NCD prevention policies and legislation across the main NCD risk factors and their upstream determinants, particularly advocacy efforts on food policies, alcohol control and environmental health. In addition, the Capacity Development Officer will also support the Advocacy Institute Seed Programme which is expanding to include 3 emerging alliances from Least Developed Countries (Bangladesh, Nepal and Senegal), aiming to strengthen their coalition building efforts and setting foundations for advocacy on NCD prevention and control.

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To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume and details of two references to: [email protected]. Please reference the name of the position “Capacity Development Officer” in the subject line of your email.

Open to candidates who live in and have a right to the work in the UK.


Partnerships & Membership Officer

We are looking for a Partnerships & Membership Officer to join our dynamic team of 21 staff located across 3 offices (Geneva, London, and New York). The Partnerships and Membership team encompasses 5 staff, and the Officer will report to NCDA Partnerships and Membership Senior Officer.  
 
The Partnerships and Membership Officer will support the strategic growth of NCDA’s NGOs partnerships and membership in line with our new strategy. The role will liaise with NCDA’s key members and NGO partners, and assist in the delivery of related membership work plans, key activities (including membership research, Partners Report, Membership Bulletin, and Communications promotional plans and products), supporting membership deliverables, outreach strategies, reporting, monitoring and evaluation processes. We seek a self-starter, detailed oriented professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills that works well on teams. 
 
 
To apply, please send a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) and Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] with Partnerships and Membership Officer in the email subject.  
 
This is an entry level position for a highly motivated professional. Candidates with less than 3 years of experience are invited to apply. 
 
This position is only open to candidates who live in and have a right to the work in the UK. 
 

Finance Officer

The Finance Officer will assit with the day-to-day financial transactions, processes and procedures of the organisation. The role will support the Finance and Operations team by monitoring transactions, preparing invoices, supporting the annual audit process and budget preparation, as well as support with grant management processes.

Our ideal candidate will have finance management experience, ideally within the NGO sector.

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To apply, please send a cover letter and a CV to [email protected] with Finance Officer in the email subject line. 

This position is open to Swiss or EU nationals with the right to work in Switzerland. 

Closing date for applications: 24 October 2021


Request for proposals: Consultancy work for the development of a publication on the topic of 'connecting the dots between global and regional/national NCD Advocacy'

NCD Alliance is looking for a consultant (or a group of consultants) to support the development of a new advocacy guide on Connecting the dots between global and regional/national NCD advocacy. This publication will be an advocacy guide for national and regional NCD advocates to engage with regional and global advocacy, to explore the benefits associated, and opportunities and mechanisms for doing so. It will focus on relevant multilateral organisations and their governance and decision-making spaces/bodies/processes, particularly the UN and WHO. This advocacy guide will also illustrate through case studies and interviews with key NCD civil society advocates what have been the lessons learned, examples and opportunities for engagement in such fora, building an understanding of how they can be leveraged by NCD civil society to accelerate the NCD response nationally, regionally, and globally.

Profile of consultant(s):

The ideal consultant, or group of consultants, for this project ought to have a track record of developing, implementing, advising, and/or evaluating civil society advocacy at global/regional levels, and developing written resources. Global health experience, and direct experience of engagement with or the knowledge of global or regional level decision-making bodies/mechanisms relevant to global health/development/NCDs governance at UN and/or WHO level is desired.

Period of engagement:

It is estimated that this project will take approximately 20 days. The consultant shall start beginning of November 2021, with final deliverables submitted by mid-December. Exact dates to be agreed with consultant.

Download the request for proposal here

How to apply: Interested consultants should send a proposed scope of work and budget, their CV, as well as a sample written resource (ideally related to global health, advocacy and civil society) via email to Luis Manuel Encarnacion, Capacity Development Manager ([email protected]) and Linda Markova, Capacity Development Officer ([email protected]) by Friday October 29th, 2021 (COB). Please make sure to describe your capability to conduct this project in the email


Senior Campaigns Consultant

NCDA is looking for a Senior Campaigns Consultant who will coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate the strategic vision of the NCD Alliance’s annual Global Week for Action on NCDs campaign and ensure its successful implementation. He or she will collaborate across the NCDA team, with external agencies and suppliers, and with members and partners to secure the growing impact of the Global Week for Action on NCDs campaign. 

The Consultant must be registered as an independent worker in his/her country of residence. This is a remote work, home-based, position. Some international travel required for the role.
 
 
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter referencing how you possess the required experience and competencies (up to 2 pages) and your resume to: [email protected]. Please reference the name of the position “Senior Campaigns Consultant” in the subject line of your email. Also, please clarify in the cover letter your location and when you would be available.
 
Applications will close on 12 November 2021.