The India State Policy Director will provide strategic direction and coordinate the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ (CTFK) advocacy efforts at the state level in support of tobacco control policy change. S/he will also serve as a direct contact for CTFK with the state governments as appropriate. S/he will help facilitate development and implementation of a comprehensive tobacco control strategy at the state level by working closely with local partners involved in tobacco control.
The ideal candidate will have a record of strong leadership skills and have experience in conceptualizing and implementing a policy change campaign. S/he will have knowledge of the Indian government processes and ideally a background in public health; proven ability to work in partnership with others; strong project/program management skills and demonstrated ability in managing multi-locational teams. S/he should have experience in dealing with senior government and political leadership. This is a full time position and will be based in Delhi. The Director will report to the Director South Asia Programs at CTFK.
The Director will coordinate the following, working closely members of the India based TFK team.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has a strict policy of not hiring or contracting with anyone with economic ties to the tobacco industry and requires that the Legal Consultant warrants that no economic ties to the tobacco industry exist.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign works to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. A non-profit organization established in 1996, the Campaign works with more than 130 organizational partners, including public health, medical, education, civic, corporate, youth and religious organizations. The Campaign does not accept any government or tobacco industry funding.