Salary: £39,317 p.a. (with more for an exceptional candidate) + excellent benefits, including a relocation package, five weeks annual leave, 10% non-contributory pension scheme, and subsidised gym membership.
Based: London with frequent travel to the South Caucasus
We are looking for a talented individual to lead on Alert’s engagement on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, implementing existing programme commitments and developing new project opportunities. The post holder will also effectively be Alert’s Country Manager for Armenia and Azerbaijan. Supported by Eurasia Programme staff, the post holder will be responsible for strategy development, donor relations, grants management and implementation of a portfolio of projects totalling £1 million per annum.
Educated to post graduate degree level (in social sciences or related field), you will have at least 5 years’ experience working at senior level in an international environment related to peacebuilding and of working in the South Caucasus in peacebuilding initiatives. Experience managing high level relationships, including with donors, international organisations and authorities is also essential.
You will able to demonstrate fluency in English and Russian with excellent knowledge of the political, social and cultural context in the South Caucasus.
Please note we do not accept CVs. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.
To apply, please send a completed application form to Rebecca Shepherd at email@example.com
For any questions, please contact Katharine Mote on 020 7627 6876.
Closing date: 11th October 2011 at 5pm UK time.
Interviews will take place during the week commencing 24th October 2011.
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.