Salary: £43,393 - £50,383 (including allowance for taxation), plus excellent benefits.
Based: Bamako, Mali
We are looking for an entrepreneurial individual who has a talent for strategic programme development and delivery in the peacebuilding sector. To do this you will have strong process and interpersonal skills which will enable you to gain and maintain the trust and respect of national state actors,local civil society organisations and well as international agencies operating in the country.
You will be responsible for leading Alert’s peacebuilding work in Mali. This will involve managing the country programme, supervising the work of partners and ensuring quality control of Alert’s peacebuilding outcomes, as well as financial oversight. You will supervise current initiatives, whilst planning and securing programming supporting medium to long term peacebuilding outcomes.. As part of your job you will be required to develop and update regularly a clear country strategy which will also make reference to the wider West Africa/Sahel region.
With a masters/postgraduate degree in a relevant subject, you will have substantial experience in peacebuilding. You have significant experience in people and programmes management, supervision and delivery of research, institutional engagement.
About the Organization
International Alert (Alert), one of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations, with over 30 years of experience laying the foundations for peace, is currently seeking two talented and accomplished trustees to join our Board.
We work with local communities in over 25 countries from Lebanon to the Philippines to help them build peace. And we advise companies, governments and international organisations on how their policies and operations can better support peace.
Our three-part mission is to build a more peaceful world by:
- Working with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions;
- Shaping policies and practices to support peace; and
- Collaborating with all those striving for peace to strengthen our collective voice and impact.
We focus on the issues that influence peace such community relations, gender, the role of businesses, and ways to prevent violent extremism.