Greater London
£43,224 - £46,591 p.a. including LA
Permanent
Job description
About us:

Christian Aid has a vision: a world free from poverty. To do that we are committed to exposing the scandal of poverty, and to challenging and changing the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised. As an international development NGO, Christian Aid has been actively campaigning internationally, regionally and nationally on the root causes of global poverty, including on issues related to Christian Aid's programme in crisis situations.

About the role:

As part of the Global Advocacy and Policy team in the Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns (PPC) Department, the post-holder will coordinate and carry out UK and international advocacy on crisis contexts supporting strategies of Christian Aid's programmes in crisis situation, including in settings where we are carrying out a humanitarian response. This role will support country teams, humanitarian staff and partners by creating advocacy opportunities for them, amplifying national level advocacy at the international level, and contribute towards meeting our change objectives. The post holder will take an active lead in developing, overseeing, and coordinating as appropriate the practical implementation of national and international advocacy initiatives.

About you:

We are looking for a strategic thinker, with strong understanding of how political and policy change happens and with a track record of implementing effective advocacy strategies. You will need to be a great team player with proven experience of building constructive working relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, networks and coalition and have experience of working on humanitarian or conflict issues, preferably in an affected country.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of conflict and humanitarian issues and actors, including as they relate to international development, poverty and inequality. We are also looking for a good communicator able to translate complex policy issues to different audiences. Good knowledge in online social media campaigning, understanding of peacebuilding work by NGOs experience of working with or on behalf of faith-based group as well as ability to speak Arabic, Spanish or French is also desired.

Further information:

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
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Our vision Poverty is an outrage against humanity. It robs people of dignity, freedom and hope, of power over their own lives. Christian Aid ha... Read more

Posted on: 14 July 2020
Closing date: 05 August 2020
Job ref: 2871
Tags: Advocacy
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