Date Added: 7 March 2017
: 3 April 2017
Job Title: Head of Natural Resource Management and Climate Change
Working For: International Alert
Salary: £44,500 - £50,948 (for a truly exceptional candidate) per annum, plus excellent benefits
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.
Closing Date: 3 April 2017
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore shortlisting and interviews may commence prior to the advert close date.
For the full requirements and an application pack (the person specification section of which will form the basis for shortlisting), please visit http://www.international-alert.org/jobs/head-natural-resource-management-and-climate-change-london.
To apply please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to firstname.lastname@example.org, both of which can be found under ‘Downloads’.