Senior Policy Officer - Nutrition

11 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Policy Officer - Nutrition
You will join us as a Senior Policy Officer ensuring that Concern provides grounded and well-analysed input into key fora and stakeholders in the areas of nutrition and food security in some of the poorest and vulnerable countries for malnutrition.
Senior Policy Officer Responsibilities:
- Support the development and implementation of advocacy strategies or action plans for delivery in the UK and in priority developing countries where Concern is operational.
- Work closely with technical advisors and overseas staff to develop Concern positions and messaging on priority food security and nutrition issues.
- Work closely with Concern's Parliamentary and Campaigns Officer to support and help drive public and parliamentary engagement on nutrition.
- Regularly monitor advocacy strategies and action plans.
Senior Policy Officer Requirements:
- A track record of policy analysis, development and influencing.
- Experience of advocacy strategy planning and delivery
- Experience of working for an international development NGO, donor or UN agency in a policy position.
- Experience of working as part of a research team and practical knowledge of mixed research methodologies (desirable).
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and Outlook.
About Concern Worldwide:
Concern is an international development and humanitarian organisation working with some of the world's poorest people in some of the world's poorest and most conflict-affected places. Founded in Ireland in 1968, Concern now works in 24 countries supporting over 27 million people living in extreme poverty.
Location: London, SW11 3TN
Hours: Full Time, 1-year Maternity Cover
Salary: GBP38,401 per annum
Closing Date: 8 November 2019
You may have experience of the following: Senior Policy Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Policy Officer, Legislation, Policy Planning, Researcher, Advocacy, Advocate, Not For Profit, Public Affairs etc.
Ref: 89698