Policy Advisor Position in Sudan

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Position Title: Humanitarian Policy Advisor - Darfur

Report to: Sudan Strategy Programme Coordinator

Staff reporting to this post: None

Budget responsibility: None but will be required to complete quarterly narrative reports

Based: Khartoum, Sudan

Contract: Open Ended

Salary: £23,878 gross (negotiable, dependant on experience)

Benefits: Comprehensive package

Family Status: Unaccompanied position

Start Date: ASAP

Candidate Requirements:

Essential:

- University education in political science, international law, international development, communications or any equivalent qualification - Experience in emergency and development work with a demonstrated understanding of context, dilemmas, challenges and ways of working; with a track record in advocacy - Experience in dealing with and influencing governments, donors, and other organizations, especially United Nations bodies and /or the African Union, through representation and/or advocacy - Analytical, with an ability to crystallise issues in complex situations - Ability to think strategically and beyond the local/country context - Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with fluency in written and spoken English - Thorough understanding of and active commitment to promoting gender equity issues and interests of marginalized people in all advocacy related work - Sensitivity to cultural differences - Excellent teamwork skills and ability to build good relations internally and externally - Ability to work independently when necessary and at times with minimal supervisor - Willingness to travel at short notice and living in difficult circumstances sometimes subject to travel restrictions and insecurity.

Desirable:

- Experience of protection programmes and working with peacekeeping missions. - Arabic language skills.

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Please submit your CV in English and a brief covering letter of a maximum of 1-2 pages in length.

You should carefully review the essential criteria required for the role in the candidate requirements and highlight in the letter and your CV the skills and experience you possess that clearly demonstrate that you meet these essential criteria.

Be sure to give specific examples from your employment history to support the statements that you make.

Applications should be submitted to recruitment [at] fauvelife.co.uk quoting the relief reference in the subject line.

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If you meet the criteria, you will be contacted for further discussions.

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