Pandemic Preparedness Consultant (Fixed Term 3 months)
Abuja, NGA
1d ago


Pandemic Preparedness Consultant

Fixed Term June - September 2021


This pandemic could have been prevented if only we were prepared. ONE is working to end this pandemic - but we also want to prevent the next.

We are actively seeking a consultant to co-create and co-manage a plan for ONE to help to shape ONE’s thinking on pandemic preparedness and content and serve as liaison with relevant partner groups and networks.

We want to think beyond the siloed thinking that got us here, and the boom and bust cycle of funding for health security and need a creative thinker who can help us design a strategy.

This role will report directly to the Senior Policy Director (Global Health) and has a level of effort estimated at 16 to 20 hours per week.


  • Assist with crafting and finalizing ONE’s strategic approach to pandemic preparedness.
  • Evaluate proposals, draft politically relevant policy briefs and other related communications, and advise on the best course of action for ONE.
  • Garner input, political intelligence and support ONE’s teams around their potential engagement with the political opportunities on pandemic preparedness.
  • Advise on communications and evaluations of pandemic-related activity.

  • Global Health expertise with a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience
  • A deep network in the health space, especially with key donors, stakeholders and decision makers
  • Excellent writing and policy analysis skills
  • Strong coordination skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing key partnerships
  • Experience partnering with senior leadership and stakeholders to set and implement strategic plans

  • Existing familiarity and relationships with health, security and climate change stakeholders
  • Self-starter with demonstrated initiative
  • Strategic orientation, ability to see beyond the numbers and serve as a true voice regarding strategic matters facing the organization.
  • Experience of working in Africa preferred

    If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit a resume and cover letter to this opening at ONE jobs ().

  • ONE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for a job, they may request it orally or in writing (please visit the page on the web;
  • ONE will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner.

    ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

    Due to the number of inquiries that ONE receives, we thank all candidates for their interest yet only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


    ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.

    We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality.

    Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empowers citizens to hold their governments to account.

    ONE’s members are crucial to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists.

    They take action day in, day out organizing, mobilizing, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

    ONE is grounded in a that provide a foundation for our work and has teams in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Dakar, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris and Washington DC, that educate and lobby governments to shape policy solutions that save and improve millions of lives and which every year are under threat from cuts and other priorities.


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