Flexible Location
Permanent
Job description
This role can be based in any Christian Aid Office. If based in the London Office, £4,170 London Allowance will be added to the salary.

About us

Christian Aid exists to create a world where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We are a global movement of people, churches and local organisations who passionately champion dignity, equality and justice worldwide. We are the change-makers, the peacemakers, the mighty of heart.

About the role

This is a thought leadership role, providing the strategic direction and a coherent framing for Christian Aid's work poverty and inequality. The role engages cross-organisationally, through strategic advisory to our policy and campaigns (specifically our two corporate priority campaigns on economic justice and climate justice), and by providing framing, and collaborating to strengthen ways of understanding, and responding to, poverty and inequality within our country programmes.

This role will develop a systematic approach which enables Christian Aid to engage with key external frameworks, debates and analysis on poverty and inequality; and identify which and how these ideas best translate into practice through our programme, policy, advocacy and campaigning work.

Essential Experience;

-A post-graduate qualification (or equivalent experience) in a relevant discipline

-Excellent knowledge of the current academic/policy debates around poverty and inequality

-Extensive practical (both programmatic) experience of working on poverty issues in development,

-Proven ability to conduct policy research and use evidence to develop public policy positions

-Experience of working in an advisory role, encouraging others to work in different ways or integrate new concepts into their practice

-Experience of planning and leading cross-organisational projects

-Excellent facilitation skills, ability to promote critical thinking and reflective practice and encourage learning

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, a season ticket loan, 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: 30 July 2020
Closed date: 29 August 2020
Job ref: 2966
Tags: Advocacy