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The DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT is looking to recruit experienced professionals to fill permanent/ fixed term advisory positions over the next 12 months. Many advisory vacancies will be in post-conflict and conflict affected countries and, if offered a permanent position, you will be required to visit and work in such countries during your first few years of employment with DFID.
In the next few months, we are specifically looking for conflict advisers to fill roles in:
- South Sudan (A1 Senior Adviser)
- Whitehall (A1 and A2 Advisers)
- Middle East and North Africa (A2 Advisers)
Closing date: 29 Mar 2016
Salary London £52,901, National £49,410
Location: London, East Kilbride (near Glasgow) or Overseas
A typical Conflict Adviser role will entail:
1. Analysis of conflict and political context. Translation of analysis into effective programmes and strategies to address conflict, working with other HMG and DFID staff, including advisers, programme managers, researchers and consultants.
2. Identifying, designing, commissioning and monitoring the implementation and impact of projects, programmes and policies to address the causes and effects of conflict, and promote peace building.
3. Working with colleagues to ensure all interventions, policies and strategies are conflict sensitive.
4. Establishing close and constructive relationships with country partners, including host governments, political, security, business and civil society actors, researchers and academics to address causes and effects of conflict and promote peace building.
5. Establishing close and constructive relationships with international actors including NGOs, bilateral and multilateral aid agencies – to devise common strategies and approaches to address conflict.
6. Building a strong collaborative working relationship with other HMG departments to ensure joined up analysis, strategies and responses to conflict issues.
7. At A1, managing, motivating and inspiring teams of specialist advisers and programme staff working on conflict programmes and policies.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of a master’s degree or an equivalent level of academic and professional experience in a subject area clearly related to conflict issues. In exceptional circumstances, substantial experience will be accepted in lieu of higher degrees. Knowledge and experience gained working on or in developing countries and/or in fragile and conflict-affected environments is required.
You will be asked to supply evidence of meeting these competencies when you apply.
•Seeing the big picture
•Making effective decisions
•Collaborating and partnering
•Delivering value for money
•Leading and communicating
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