Friends of the Global Fund Europe is looking for an Advocacy Officer for Italy

Part-time consultant contract


Friends of the Global Fund Europe has been engaged for more than fifteen years in mobilizing European policy makers in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Independent of the Global Fund, we share its values of shared governance, inclusion, transparency, equal human rights and gender.

We work directly in 6 European countries and the institutions of the European Union.

We are looking for our new Advocacy Officer for Italy, based in Rome, or with a regular and frequent presence in Rome, on a part-time consultant contract.

Under the shared supervision of Stefano Vella, our Vice-Chair for Italy, and our Executive director based in Paris, the role consists in the development of our advocacy strategy for Italy and its implementation, through a relevant combination of briefing notes, meetings, events and media relations. The mission also encompasses a Pan-European dimension through joint activities carried out with the organization’s other advocacy country leads and its Secretariat.

To fulfill this role, we are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in steering and developing public policies, advocacy, management of development projects or communication in the fields of health, international affairs, human rights, or development. A good knowledge of the Italian political context and of the Italian international cooperation policies, as well as an excellent proficiency in Italian and English, both written and spoken, are required.

At a crucial time for Global health, we believe that this mission, carried out in our context of « Friends », will be a fantastic opportunity for professional and personal development for a self-reliable candidate, able to cooperate with various partners, and who shares our values.

To know more and to apply, please see the job description HERE