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Head of Policy, Advocacy and Research

Head of Policy, Advocacy and Research

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Campaigns, Policy, Public Affairs

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  • Salary:

    £59000.00 - £59500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sarah Maloney

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

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This leading international advocacy organisation is looking for a Head of Policy, Advocacy and Research to join their busy team and lead the organisations policy and advocacy function. You will be leading a team of 8 to develop research based policy positions and strategy in the field of childrens and girls rights in line with the 2017-20 strategy for the charity.

This positoin will report into the Director of Policy and Programmes and will be reposible for working in partnership with a range of organisations including DFID.

The appointed candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of the international development sector preferably with experience of working in policy in this sector
  • Experience of managing and motivating a team
  • The ability to develop policy through its cycle, from the research and intelligence stage down to impact assessment and implementation;
  • Experience in managing research projects with partner organisations.
  • Able to act as a spokesperson for the charity
  • Understanding of and ability to use data to inform policy decisions.
  • Good problem solving, able to quickly understand complex information and
    present it in an accessible way to a range of audiences.