City of London, London, Greater London
Job description

Do you have experience experience of investigating human rights abuses and the financing of conflict? We are looking for a passionate Campaigner to help stop the extraction of natural resources to corruptly finance conflict, particularly in South Sudan.

About Global Witness

We’ve been creating change for over 20 years, from alerting the world to blood diamonds to halting forest destruction deals.  Our investigations have changed the world.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Campaigner to drive our country specific work in South Sudan.

About the role

With a focus on South Sudan, you’ll investigate and advocate highlighting and breaking the links between extraction and trade in natural resources and corruption and financing conflict.  

A key part of the role will be working with local civil societies to achieve change and agreeing ways to communicate the impact.

About you

A practiced campaigner, you’ll know how to create successful campaign strategies and build awareness through investigations and advocacy.

You’ll need to explain complex policy issues to diverse audiences so excellent communications skills and the ability to adapt your style depending on the audience is essential.

You’ll be a real team player relishing close collaboration with our partners, colleagues and other important stakeholders

Finally, it would be valuable if you understand the governance, transparency issues and the political landscape within South Sudan or East Africa.

Working for us

We aim to be a diverse and inclusive place to work.  We value new perspectives, original ideas and different ways of working. We believe that diverse views and experiences improve the way we do our work. We do our best to make our jobs accessible to all regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation or identity. 

We offer an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary and 25 days holiday (exc. Bank holidays) private medical insurance and flexible working arrangements.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within Global Witness at this level.

Please send in your CV and a covering letter telling us how you meet the role requirements (no more than two pages please) by 13 January 2017 to the email on our website stating your name and the position in the subject line. Please also write where you saw this advert in your email.

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Posted on: 21 December 2016
Closed date: 13 January 2017
Tags: Campaigning, Advocacy