Senior Advocacy Officer At International Alert

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a background in policy advocacy, to contribute to growing International Alert’s organisational influence at both the country and global level on a diverse range of issues related to peacebuilding.

This position will provide high-quality advice to teams across Africa, the Middle East and Asia, related to advocacy strategy, design, monitoring, and evaluation. It will identify and engineer opportunities to advance country program influencing priorities and buildout the organisation’s advocacy skills set through training and accompaniment. The role will also involve cultivating relationships of influence with relevant institutional interlocutors and associated representational duties.

This position requires proven abilities in the development and delivery of advocacy strategies, policy formulation, representation, and collaboration across teams delivering on-the-ground programming. The ideal candidate would possess strong existing networks with relevant national, regional, and/or international actors, have strong interpersonal and communications skills. All applicants must be fluent in English and French (written and spoken).

All job applicants must already have the right to work in the country in the UK or Netherlands.

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


  • Salary: £34,629
  • Contract duration: Ongoing
  • Location: London or Hague Office
  • Closing date: 9 August 2021 (23:59 pm UK Time)

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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 your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.

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