The Senior Officer will provide administrative support, financial and budget management and the management of programme officers, interns and volunteers as needed.
Deadline: June 27, 2014
Organization: International Alert
We are looking for a Senior Programme Officer to join the Environment, Climate Change and Security (ECCS) strand in Alert’s Peacebuilding Issues Programme (PIP). You will work alongside the ECCS Project Manager and Programme Officer, supporting with the implementation of existing climate change and security project activities. A proportion of your time will be focused on new project development and collaborations with other thematic teams and regional programmes in International Alert (Alert). You will provide administrative support, financial and budget management and the management of programme officers, interns and volunteers as needed.
You must have at least 3 years proven experience of research, analysis and writing both academic and evidence-based advocacy material. In addition, you will be capable of translating good project ideas into fundable projects with clear change goals, and possess substantial knowledge about all three fields – climate, development, conflict – and their inter-linkages.
Educated to post-graduate degree level, you will manage financial expenditure with accuracy and oversight, in line with project budgets; have proven advocacy experience in either climate change, or development or the field of violent conflict and peacebuilding along with proven experience of generating policy recommendations.
To read about our Environment, Climate Change and Security work, click here.
To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form firstname.lastname@example.org , both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.
Please note we do not accept CVs
As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK.
Closing date: Friday 27th June 2014 at 5pm (UK time)
Interviews will take place week commencing 7th July 2014.
While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.
Application deadline: Friday 30 May 2014 to Friday 27 June 2014Job description: Senior Programme Officer - ECCS JD.pdf