Account Manager, Global Health, London Office

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter to neva.brahmbhatt@sovereignstrategy.com before 12 November 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Account Manager, Global Health, London Office

Sovereign Strategy, a London and Brussels based political strategy and public affairs consultancy, is seeking to appoint an Account Manager based within its Headquarters in London. Candidates should have at 2-3 years of experience working in a public affairs consultancy, in the political domain, a relevant industry association or an interest group predominantly working in the field health, health tech and development.

About us

Since its foundation in 2000, Sovereign Strategy has been using considerable hands-on experience and networks to develop strategies that deliver the best outcome for our client’s day-to-day operations and business development. Sovereign offers a range of consultancy services globally, spanning across the field of financial services, digitalisation and Global/domestic health policy and international development. Sovereign offers bespoke advice to governments across the G20 and some of the world’s most renowned FTSE 100 businesses. With a strong presence in the UK and Europe, Sovereign has a wealth of experience and high-level networks across and beyond G20 countries including extensive networks in the Middle East, Asia and with Multilateral Organisations and NGO’s.

About the role

Lead on client accounts with guidance from a Senior Manager from a UK and EU policy perspective.

Provide timely and relevant advice to clients with regular policy updates on regulations and political developments in the United Kingdom, Europe and globally with a specific focus on health and development.

Provide regular analysis and debriefs to clients to guide the client’s positioning on relevant topics.

Support senior management in developing and executing targeted campaigns for clients.

Develop integrated PR and Communication strategies to guide the execution of the client objectives.

Support the client’s objectives ranging from positioning, project planning, profile raise, campaigning and fundraising.

Identify new opportunities for client’s profile raising and business development strategies to ensure the client benefits from the full range of our networks and experience.

Support clients on the planning of campaigns, meetings and conferences.

Assist clients in meetings and activities that require travel within and outside the UK (depending on COVID-19 regulations).

Must-haves

Education: Graduate Level in Politics, Public Health, International Relations or a related field.

Experience: +2 years of professional experience in Policy, Public Affairs, Government Relations, Interest Groups or NGOs working in the field of health and development.

Language Skills: Excellent spoken and written English and a fluency in another EU language is desired.

Technical Skills: Proficiency in using and managing virtual conferencing systems like Zoom, Microsoft Teams. Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications, Social Media Tools like Twitter and LinkedIn.

Analytical Skills: Ability to deliver advice on clients’ positioning based on policy developments and identify engagement opportunities that contribute to clients short- and long-term objectives.

Networking Skills: Proficiency in building and maintaining networks that are relevant to Sovereign’s client base.

Organisational Skills: Organise, assist or manage relevant events and meetings for clients.

Communications Skills: Excellent communication skills with stakeholders at all levels; high standard of written and oral communication skills.

Social Skills: Ability to work constructively in a team, eagerness to grow and an ability to work on multiple projects and deliver work within tight deadlines. Show ability to manage client relations and track progress and communicate with management.

Sovereign Strategy is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Sovereign Strategy is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion which is reflected in all of our content and across all of our brands. Diversity at Sovereign Strategy is the foundation which reflects what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us unique.

Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience

Job Type: 40 hrs a week (5 days a week)

To apply, please send a CV and Cover Letter to neva.brahmbhatt@sovereignstrategy.com before 12 November 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.