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Secretary General

Apply by 30 September 2020 17:00 CET

The European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) is a not-for-profit membership association with some 90 diverse groups active in the field of health and wellbeing from across Europe.  We are currently seeking a new Secretary-General with proven leadership skills to head the next phase of EPHA’s mission and vision to achieve policy change to protect and improve health for all and reduce health inequalities. We are looking for a motivated, diplomatic, tenacious and mission-driven person who is committed to protecting and improving public health for all in Europe. To find out more about EPHA and our work, please visit the About Us section on our website.

Role and responsibilities

The Secretary General (SG) provides overall leadership and management of the strategy, policy, resources, operations and communications of EPHA. The SG is deeply committed to the organisation’s values and mission and drive forward a joint vision for the alliance in line with its objectives. The SG should have a sufficient grasp of all domains to ensure that the team can deliver their objectives in coordination with the EPHA board, members and allies. For a full description of role, responsibilities, remuneration package and benefits please download the Application Pack.

To apply

Please send a maximum two-page letter outlining your motivation and relevant experience, and indicating your salary expectations, together with your 2-page CV (PDF format) by email to with “SG application” in the subject.

The post is full-time (38hr/week) and is offered in accordance with Belgian national legislation. All applicants must be qualified, eligible, and able to work in Belgium.  We are unfortunately not able to provide financial assistance to relocate to Brussels/Belgium. 

Closing Date

Closing date for applications is 17:00CET Wednesday 30 September 2020.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. First round interviews will take place the week beginning 19th October.

Starting Date

The desired starting date is 14 December 2020.

EPHA is an equal opportunities employer with a strong commitment to transparency and inclusion. People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply and we strive for a diverse and inclusive working environment.

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