Advocacy Adviser to International Programmes (maternity cover)

  • Full Time
  • London

Website Saferworld

We work to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote peace

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Saferworld is an independent international organisation working to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security, and conduct wider research and analysis.

The Advocacy Adviser to International Programmes will work with country teams and partners in designing and supporting the implementation of inclusive peace, security and justice advocacy strategies and activities. S/he will have a thematic focus on bringing about strategic change to advance Saferworld’s Strategic Plan.

The post-holder will be committed to inclusive ways of working, with a strong understanding of working in multi-cultural settings and accompanying people and processes, including partner organisations. They will support Saferworld’s international programmes teams to increase their influence and impact through strategic advocacy, including through accompaniment of advocacy posts around the organisation. They will lead on the development of advocacy strategies and tools that can be used to effectively influence change beyond their direct programmatic impact.

In order to connect programmatic issues and global policy and advocacy to ensure they are complementary and conducive to external change based on evidence from the ground; the post-holder will lead an organisational vision and process to ensure advocates across Saferworld work together to increase our collective impact and contribute to collective learning.

The post holder is expected to show considerable leadership within the organisation and will be asked to have a high level of analytical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving capacities. This includes developing advocacy strategies and tools to meet new needs; collecting and analysing a range of information from different sources; and developing new ideas and approaches to programme-led policy and advocacy.

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Deadline for applications:  16 August 2020

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