Health Research Officer (Temporary)

Salary: 36,156 pa + benefits       

We have an outstanding opportunity for a Health Research Officer (temporary) in the Social Policy Development section of our Economic, Youth and Sustainable Development Directorate.

The post holder will be responsible for providing substantive technical research and policy analytical support on current trends and thinking on Universal health coverage (UHC) and non-communicable diseases (NCDs); assisting with programme and project management for the Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting (CHMM) and the Commonwealth Advisory Committee on Health (CACH); drafting speeches, talking points and other briefs for senior Commonwealth officials; and supporting the Health Section’s knowledge management initiatives.

To be considered, you will need to have an undergraduate degree in health policy, development studies, social science, or a related field. Experience in the following areas is also essential:

  • Conducting research, analysing and preparing reports/papers on health or social and sustainable development issues.
  • Understanding multi-sectoral approaches to health and the linkages between health, socio-economic development and other social determinants of health.
  • Communication or advocacy of health issues.

We are the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states. Our aim is to provide sustainable development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear ability to add global value.

To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country and have the right to live and work in the UK.

If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply using the buttons below.

Closing date: 27 August 2019, 17:00 pm BST 

Apply here!