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Action for Animal Health Senior Coordinator (12 months)
There is a pressing need to develop a mechanism for promoting a shared policy agenda and actions on animal health system strengthening to gain the commitment and investment required. This initiative replicates mechanisms that have been long established in human health. The coalition held the inaugural meeting in December with current members including global and regional organisations and partners such as AU-IBAR, ILRI, VSF, Dogs Trust and OIE. This is an initiative currently led by Brooke. The co-ordinator role will be based at and funded by Brooke.
If you have what it to takes to advance agendas at the highest levels, actively listen, support joint working and be part of this growing movement for change, we want to hear from you!
We seek a strong communicator with animal or public health technical and external affairs (advocacy, policy, campaigns) exposure and experience. Your experience of partnership working, influencing and drawing together stakeholders from a range of disciplines is essential, along with an ability to take initiative in this new role.
Closing date: Sunday14 February 2021
Interview to be held on: 23-24 February 2021
Head of External Affairs and Advocacy
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Brooke family on a permanent basis as Head of External Affairs and Advocacy. Our dedicated External Affairs Team work on a wide and demanding portfolio, delivering impactful campaigns for working equines by extending our reach and influence through inspiring advocacy and strategic engagement.
You will lead and develop Brooke’s advocacy strategy both locally and internationally with a focus on key institutions, government leaders, and other NGOs. As the primary external ambassador, you will be representing Brooke to external constituencies, giving high profile presentations and speeches at conferences, leading the development of major advocacy campaigns and ensuring the effective coordination of the advocacy, public engagement and programmatic teams.
You will lead a high performing team, moulding both individual plans and team plans for performance management and accountability. You will contribute to the development of policies, strategies and procedures within the wider organisation, communicating progress and learning to the senior leadership team.
We are looking for an individual who has a real commitment to lasting change and to the vision and mission of Brooke. You will need to have extensive practical knowledge and experience of engaging with strategic policy makers at a Global Institutional Level, with proven expertise in developing/implementing advocacy strategies. You must have excellent networking and representational skills and the ability to inspire others to improve their performance through reflective learning and communication. In order to excel in this post, it is essential you possess the ability to work and travel independently and to deliver on an agenda which you would have ownership for.
Closing date: Wednesday 10 February 2021
First round of interviews to be held on: Friday 19 February 2021
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Brooke employees enjoy a competitive benefits package tailored to suit a wide range of people. Including:
- 25 days' annual leave and all eight bank holidays
- Buy/sell annual leave
- Annual review of salary in line with cost of living allowance
- Biennial salary benchmarking
- Three percent employer pension contribution, rising to eight percent after one year
- Childcare vouchers
- BUPA health cash plan
- Season ticket loan
We are proud to be Brooke. We are resourceful, share new ideas and help each other succeed. Together we make change happen.