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Executive Secretary, Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health at the Oxford Martin School

Salary: Competitive

Closes: 06 Feb 2017


The Oxford Martin School is looking for an exceptional individual to lead and manage a secretariat dedicated to the new field of Planetary Health. Working with the Council (chaired by Ernesto Zedillo), he or she will assume full responsibility for the smooth running of all aspects of this high profile, international, interdisciplinary programme of work. The Executive Secretary will represent the Council to a range on internal and external audiences, drawing in academic expertise as required, and maximise the Council Members’ contributions.

Candidates must have a track record of influencing public policy, an international outlook, and excellent political judgement. Educated to Master’s degree level, or with equivalent professional experience, he or she must be able to demonstrate an ability to work under time pressure and manage budgets and staff. Substantial experience in programme management is required.

This is a full-time, 27 month fixed-term contract.

For further information and details of how to apply, visit the University of Oxford's online recruitment website.