Humanitarian and Conflict Policy Advisor

19478-00S00001
London
22-Aug-21
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Senior Humanitarian and Conflict Advisor

Salary: £36,994 per annum, + London weighting and a good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week (flexible part-time hours possible by arrangement)

Based: London

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

Youll be our key thought leader and spokesperson on developing humanitarian and conflict policy in World Vision UK. As part of the Government Relations Team youll be responsible for connecting with relevant UK Government Ministers, MPs and civil servants as well as other external networks to advocate for the worlds most vulnerable children in conflict and humanitarian settings, building networks and contacts to see meaningful policy change in conflict and humanitarian settings. You will also work closely with the Humanitarian and International Programmes team to support grant opportunities and implementation in humanitarian and conflict settings, to reach and support children and their communities. In particular, you will be the key focal point for any Conflict, Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) grant opportunities, supporting acquisition and management, as well as monitoring and evaluation. Sitting the in Policy, Technical Support and Communications Team means youll work with the Media Manager to support on conflict or humanitarian related news opportunities to increase the brand and reputation of World Vision UK.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (in Milton Keynes only).

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Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 22nd August 2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.