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Head of Economic Development for Peace

London - International Alert

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Job Description:

Salary: £44,945 – £52,743 per annum, plus excellent benefits


Based: London


International Alert (Alert) has an exciting opportunity open for a dynamic leader. The individual will oversee Alert’s Economic Development for Peace portfolio. As part of the Peacebuilding Advisory Unit (PAU), you will provide global leadership, advocacy and expertise on topics relevant to peacebuilding and collaborate with our country teams to ensure high quality and effective programming.


You will manage a small team within PAU, and provide conceptual, strategic and practical leadership and support for Alert’s work understanding economic factors of peacebuilding and influencing the economic policies and practices of governments, international organisations and businesses so they are conflict-sensitive peace conductive.


We believe that to be successful in this job you will have the ability to apply a high-level conceptual analysis to generate practical ideas, and tailor and communicate these to diverse audiences with authority and empathy.



Salary: £45,000 - £50,000


Job Category: Managerial

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Location: London

Keywords: Economic Development, Management, Peacebuilding

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Closing date: 7th January 2018 at 23.59 (UK time)


Interviews will take place during the week commencing 15th January 2018.


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 that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

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