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Call for Tender – Coal and health adviser in Poland

The Health & Environment Alliance (HEAL) currently carries out advocacy work to raise awareness of the health impacts of energy production forms, particularly coal power generation. In our activities, we work closely with health and medical groups, especially in countries where coal is a particular threat to health.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing professional to support our advocacy activities and outreach with the health and medical community in Poland. We will provide an office space in Warsaw.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Air Quality and Energy Team based at HEAL’s Secretariat in Brussels.

HEAL is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union. Our alliance brings together over 70 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women’s groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups.

Interested applications must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • University degree in social sciences, energy, environment, or health-related issues
  • Minimum of one year relevant professional experience
  • Proven outreach and advocacy experience
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Polish, as well as experience as a speaker
  • Only candidates that work exclusively within the non-profit sector will be considered to avoid potential conflict of interests with clients representing commercial interests.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • The ability to quickly synthesize economic, scientific and political issues
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel within Poland and occasional international travels
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self-starter, flexibility and reliability

Responsibilities will include:

  • Awareness-raising and network building with the health and medical community, including the participation in relevant expert meetings
  • Organisation of workshop on coal and health
  • Dissemination of relevant materials to key stakeholders in Poland
  • Liaison with HEAL’s partner and member organisations in Poland

The contract will be awarded for work carried out between January 2015 – December 2015 for 20 days/month. Start date: As soon as possible in January.

Depending on further funding, the contract may be renewed.

To apply, please send your letter of motivation and CV in English to jobs@env-health.org by 30 December 2014.

The letter of motivation should detail how your skills and experience are relevant to the job.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For any questions please contact Anne Stauffer, Deputy Director: +32 2 234 3643

You can download the call for tender here



Call for Tender - Communications Adviser on Coal and Health, Poland

The Health & Environment Alliance (HEAL) currently carries out advocacy work to raise awareness of the health impacts of energy production forms, particularly coal power generation. In our activities, we work closely with health and medical groups, especially in countries where coal is a particular threat to health.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing professional to support our communication activities in Poland. The successful candidate will work closely with the Air Quality and Energy Team based at HEAL’s Secretariat in Brussels, and the Coal and Health Adviser in our office in Warsaw, Poland.

HEAL is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union. Our alliance brings together over 70 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women’s groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups.

Interested applicants must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • Degree in journalism/communications and minimum of one year relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience in writing articles, blogs, developing communication strategies, science to policy communication etc.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Polish
  • Only candidates that work exclusively within the non-profit sector will be considered to avoid potential conflict of interests with clients representing commercial interests.

We’re looking for someone with:

  • The ability to quickly synthesize economic, scientific and political issues
  • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self-starter, flexibility and reliability

Responsibilities will include:

  • Development of media and communication materials
  • Outreach and network building with the media and other stakeholders

The contract will be awarded for work carried out between January and December 2015, for 20 days a month.

Depending on further funding, the contract may be renewed.

To apply, please send your letter of motivation and CV in English with the subject “Application Communications Adviser” to jobs@env-health.org by 30 December 2014.

The letter of motivation should detail how your skills and experience are relevant to the job.

For any questions please contact Anne Stauffer, Deputy Director: +32 2 234 3643

You can download the call for tender here

About HEAL

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is a leading European not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects health in the European Union (EU). We demonstrate how policy changes can help protect health and enhance people’s quality of life. Read more »

Members

HEAL has over 70 member organisations, representing health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, doctors, nurses, cancer and asthma groups, citizens, women’s groups, youth groups, environmental NGOs, scientists and public health institutes. Members include international and Europe-wide organisations, as well as national and local groups. Read more »

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B1000 Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 234 3640
Fax: +32 2 234 3649
E-mail: info@env-health.org
Press: Diana Smith

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