Director of Peacebuilding – Global

Europe
International Alert
United Kingdom

Salary: £59,120–£68,623 per annum (higher end of the range for an exceptional candidate), plus excellent benefits
Based: London, UK, but other locations can be considered

We are seeking an exceptional, charismatic candidate to drive the impact of our peacebuilding around the world and to promote our position as a specialist peacebuilding organisation.

Reporting to the CEO, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager with a passion for innovation, combined with peacebuilding knowledge and experience, to lead all our peacebuilding programmes, fundraising, and design, monitoring, evaluation and learning in over 15 countries globally. You will be key to our new priority focus on influencing.

You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time, as we start to implement our ambitious new strategy. As a senior management team member, you will be expected to help shape how we deliver the strategy, including possible changes to the way we work and how we structure our teams and reporting lines.

As we develop our influencing (as well as strands on partnerships and dialogue), we are looking for someone who can help us connect the different levels of our work, from the grassroots to the corridors of power, feeding into wider peacebuilding initiatives and formal peace processes.

You will be a great strategic thinker and leader, with a high degree of emotional intelligence, entrepreneurial flair, and strong analytical capacity. You will have experience of implementing peacebuilding worldwide, of managing programmes, people and partnerships, and of raising funds.

Note, the above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@international-alert.org. In your cover letter, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

The deadline for applications is 14 October 2018 (23:59 UK time). Early applications are encouraged, as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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.

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