Women’s Rights Programme and Policy Adviser


ActionAid International

Remote (global)
  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: £ 39100 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:13/12/2023
  • Location:Remote (global)
Economic justice Gender-based violence (GBV)
Strategic Impact and contribution
• Support learning platforms for key staff across the federation to strengthen knowledge and analysis of thematic focus areas (specifically care, women’s labour, decent and dignified work, and structural gender-based violence) and apply it to their programme and advocacy work. 
• Support the internal compilation of thematic reports, policy briefs and other products as relevant for use in external advocacy and  engagement.
• Build and manage relationships with key staff across federation members and the GS to ensure that our women’s rights and feminist alternatives work (both standalone and mainstreamed) is coordinated, documented, and supported.

Product Management
• Coordinate the internal compilation of strategic thematic content for use in internal meetings, the organizational website etc.
• Liaise with the GS Programme Quality, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning to review country plans, assess internal progress and learning needs and coordinate communication on these with relevant women’s rights focal points. 
• Support with the contracting of consultants / procurement where needed.

Issue Resolutions, Crisis/Risk Management
• Monitor potential risks that may arise from programme and policy approaches and develop plans with GS and federation colleagues to address and manage them.
• Work with the Global Lead to identify and resolve any conflicts that may arise on strategy, positions, tactics, decision-making, and resourcing, working collaboratively with relevant colleagues in the GS and across the federation to broker compromises while staying on course to achieve agreed objectives.

Communications, Influencing and Coordination
  • Map and keep up to date key information about women’s rights work across the federation, including key projects / initiatives / contacts / documents.
Other delivery on strategic/ functional priorities
(Directorate/Cluster-specific - maximum 5 KPIs) 
• Work with the Global Lead, the Institutional Funding Team, and strategic affiliates on outreach to potential funders in order to grow and maintain a diverse and robust funding portfolio for the women’s rights and feminist alternatives team.
• Support proposal development where there are significant  strategic funding opportunities
At recruitment, the applicant has a university degree in an area related to this 
Essential Experience 
• 7 years or more experience working in a similar role in women’s rights organizations or broader civil society organizations with a strong women’s rights or gender justice focus; preferably covering multiple countries in the Global South. 
• Significant fundraising experience with a range of funding institutions and knowledge of feminist funding approaches.  
• Significant experience with budgeting, tracking budgets and budgets reporting. 
• Experience in policy analysis and commissioning research gained in an NGO or public policy context. 
• Experience in advocacy in regional and international policy spaces relevant to women’s rights and gender equality, and related negotiation and networking skills. 

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