Senior Programme Design & Assessment Officer, Peacebuilding Issues Programme at Intl. Alert
Senior Programme Design and Assessment Officer – Peacebuilding Issues Programme (Maternity Cover)
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to join our Peacebuilding Issues Programme (PIP) for 9 months on a maternity cover contract. PIP specialises in research and advocacy, training and advice on specific issues which influence peace, such as gender, climate change, governance, the economic aspects of peace, and on how multinational businesses and international organisations can better contribute to peace.
You will be responsible for providing leadership within PIP to design innovative programmes, identify and secure funding, and understand and improve existing programmes through supporting monitoring and evaluation, allowing impacts to be easily communicated.
To be successful in this role, you will have a talent for logical thinking, which supports the translation of complex ideas into fundable project proposals. You will be skilled at leading and facilitating a team through the conceptual idea development to proposal submission. You will have a track record of projects successfully designed and funded, and you will pursue new business opportunities with an entrepreneurial spirit and determination. You will be adaptable, creative and innovative, tailoring your approach to the specific characteristics of each opportunity. You will be knowledgeable about peacebuilding and international development; possess excellent writing skills and attention to detail, and have a flair for grasping key ideas and actions through a combination of desk research and consultation with colleagues and partners. You will be a collaborative team player who builds on colleagues’ knowledge and expertise to develop innovative projects and to maximise learning. You will also have worked on peacebuilding or development projects, thus drawing on personal design and monitoring and evaluation experiences in developing new projects.
To be great in this job you are likely to have a talent for working with others to develop, frame, communicate and fundraise for programmes that combine conceptual and practical innovation, and have a clear and measurable impact on peace. In turn Alert will offer you the exciting opportunity to be involved with developing and expanding our presence overseas and be part of a team of peers working to strengthen the quality and impact of our peacebuilding.#
Salary: £37,526 per annum pro rata
Closing date: 14 April 2016