Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

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Head of Natural Resource Management and Climate Change

International Alert
Employment Type
Full time

Salary: £44,500-£50,948 (for a truly exceptional candidate) per annum, plus excellent benefits

Based: London, UK

International Alert (Alert) is looking for a dynamic leader for the post of Head of Natural Resource Management and Climate Change. This area of work is one of six strategic focus areas of Alert and the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing its strategic direction. The successful candidate will provide hands-on leadership and advice to colleagues and external collaborators on natural resource management (NRM) and climate change (CC) adaptation and resilience as they link to peacebuilding and security. S/he will lead and support the development, implementation and growth of Alert’s programming on these issues including influencing the policy and practice of others.

Working closely with country programmes and other thematic teams, s/he will develop and identify opportunities for Alert’s work both on the ground as well as globally. S/he will lead and support research, advocacy and training on issues such as NRM and conflict mitigation, conflict-sensitive climate adaptation and resilience, and human security issues related to NRM, CC and the environment. 

We are looking for a collaborative team player who has the ability to apply high-level conceptual analysis to generate practical ideas, and tailor and communicate these to diverse audiences with authority and empathy.

Note: the above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis for shortlisting), please visit In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

How To Apply

To apply please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to , both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore shortlisting and interviews may commence prior to the advert close date. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Closing date:  3rd April, 2017 5pm (UK time)

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 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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