Closing Date : 2020-02-19
Duty Station : Dublin, Ireland
Application : Apply for the job

Organization: Christian Aid
Country: Ireland
Closing date: 19 Feb 2020

Salary 48,750 per annum

About us

Did you know that more than half the world lives in poverty? Christian Aid believes that everyone, regardless of faith or race, is entitled to live a full life, free from poverty. We believe in tackling the root causes of poverty, not just the symptoms. And we believe the world can and must be changed so there is equality, dignity and freedom for all. If you re as driven as we are to make this change happen and want to inspire others to help make it happen then join us and do something about it.

About the role

This role guides programming, provides technical expertise and in alignment with current thinking facilitates organisational learning on issues of governance and human rights (in conflict affected and post conflict contexts), enabling Christian Aid Ireland (CAI) and country programmes to achieve their organisational objectives. Christian Aid Ireland leads organisational work on From Violence to Peace (FVTP) and this role plays a key part in delivering both the FVTP strategy and the CAI programme strategy. The role is also responsible for linking programme level issues to advocacy in Ireland and influencing debate on issues of governance, human rights and adaptive programming among peers and donors.

About you


Graduate or equivalent in a relevant subjectFamiliarity with current thinking/debates on governance and human rights and adaptive approaches in international developmentSignificant experience of working in international developmentProven research capacity and experience of working with academic institutionsExcellent facilitation skills and ability to promote critical thinking and reflectionTrack record of promoting organisational learning, evidence based research, and creative thinkingTrack record of motivating others to innovate or engage in new initiativesDemonstrable ability to apply gender/social exclusion analysis to programme design and managementExperience of providing training, technical support and/or advice on researchProven capacity to work across cultures in an inclusive and sensitive mannerExcellent written and oral communication skills in English, including ability to communicate effectively across cultures and at a distance.Experience of monitoring and reporting on governance, human rights and peace-building initiatives as well as in line with the concepts of adaptive programming.


Postgraduate qualification or other evidence of highly developed analytical and research abilityExperience of working overseas on programme implementation and/or supportExperience in implementing adaptive approaches in development programmesFamiliar with current thinking and debate on peace buildingExperience of partnership approach to international developmentAbility to communicate effectively in Spanish, French and/or PortugueseManaging projects and/or consultantsExperience of budgets/financial management, ability to work with financial information.
How to apply:

For full information and to apply via our e-recruitment portal, please visit the closing date 19 February 2020.

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