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Apply for the Youth Network and Partnership Officer Position at Young Experts: Tech for Health

Application Deadline: 30 June 2024

Apply for the Youth Network and Partnership Officer Position at Young Experts: Tech for Health

Background and Overview

Young Experts: Tech for Health (YET4H) is a global youth network that re-imagines healthcare in the digital age. Led by youth, for youth, YET4H believes in a world where young people are resourced and empowered to interrogate the status quo in digital health, represent the diversity of youth, and shape more inclusive and equitable paradigms in the global digital health agenda. YET4H aims to achieve its vision of a global digital health ecosystem that meaningfully engages young people, catering to their unique needs and challenges, recognising them as equal stakeholders and partners in achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). YET4H is hosted by Transform Health, a coalition of organisations dedicated to achieving  Universal Health Coverage by increasing access to digital technology and data. The YET4H  Coordinator is integrated into the Secretariat (known as the ‘enabling function’) of Transform  Health. YET4H members, who are young adults representing each WHO health region, work across Transform Health’s working circles (which are part of  Transform Health’s network governance model) to offer youth perspectives. 

YET4H is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join its team as the Youth Network and Partnership Officer. This Youth Network and Partnership Officer role involves spearheading our external engagement efforts, building strategic partnerships, and leading the implementation of our newly developed youth network strategy. The ideal candidate will have technical experience in digital health, as well as be comfortable and experienced in liaising, navigating, and building relationships between young people and other stakeholders.  

Expected Qualifications

  • A young professional with demonstrable experience in program management and coordination;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or other relevant qualifications in relevant fields such as digital health,  public health, communication, public engagement, campaigning, etc;
  • At least 2 years of experience in digital health and youth-led movement building/meaningful youth engagement and program management/coordination; 
  • Skilled interpersonal communicator, partnership builder, and coordination (especially as it relates to priority setting);
  • Proven experience in building partnership networks, stakeholder engagement, and strategic partnership development.
  • Strong understanding of youth engagement and advocacy in the digital health sector.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with digital and social media engagement strategies.
  • Comfort and familiarity working with IT, including teleconferencing, and social media  posting;

Experience working with various national, regional and/or global stakeholders is desirable.

Specific responsibilities 

  • Implementation of Network Strategy
    • Lead the execution of YET4H’s youth network strategy.
    • Monitor progress and make necessary adjustments to the strategy.
  • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Identify and engage key stakeholders including youth organisations, healthcare providers, tech companies, academic institutions, policymakers, and international health organisations to support implementation in line with YET4H’s objectives.
    • Maintain and strengthen relationships with stakeholders through regular updates and meetings.
  • Building and Strengthening Alliances
    • Establish and nurture strategic partnerships to enhance YET4H’s global reach and impact.
    • Facilitate collaborations and resource sharing among partners.


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