Head of Movement Building and Policy



Remote (global)
  • Career category:Advocacy/ Policy, 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: £ 55000 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:15/01/2024
  • Location:Remote (global)
Gender-based violence (GBV) Health
About the role
Chayn has the following strategic movement building targets to achieve by 2025:
  1. To deepen connections with the global gender-based violence and digital rights movement. Engage and work with 300 partner organisations between 2022 and 2025, with at least one third based in the Global South.
  2. To have a systemic impact on the wider gender-based violence movement by sharing its expertise and practices. Have an impact on 100 organisations between 2022 to 2025 through training or Community of Practice activities on trauma-informed practices, open source technology and intersectional, survivor-centric approaches, with at least one third based in the Global South.
  3. To continue to create and contribute to open knowledge. Publish 20 sector-focused resources (such as guidance, principles, research, impact reports) relevant to current practice and debates in the Violence Against Women or Technology Sector.
This role will be responsible for carrying on the work initiated by our Head of Movement Building and Policy, building on the strategy, and for contributing to the achievment of these targets. You’ll be expected to both carry out and oversee the work needed to deliver against them. We’ll be relying on this role to keep an overall perspective of all our partnerships and how they can work together. Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining existing relationships with partner organisations to work towards our mission
  • Identifying new avenues for partnership
  • Pursuing relationships with potential corporate partners and identifying new corporate partnerships
  • Researching, writing, and publishing resources and thought-leadership that benefits the VAWG sector, technologists and policymakers
  • Engaging with communities of best practice, sharing it with our team and keeping our work up to date on new learning
  • Translate Chayn’s frontline experience into policy briefs to influence laws and debates around gender-based violence and tech abuse
  • Leading and engaging with policy and campaigns to ensure intersectionality and an anti-violence lens is applied to technology
  • Engage with policy conversations through events and meetings, as well as submissions to consultations

Your profile
  • 7+ years of movement building experience in a activist network or non-profit
  • Proven strategic thinking and planning skills which have achieved both short and long-term goals
  • Substantial experience leading a strategic programme of work which covers multiple projects or the entire organisation
  • Exceptional verbal communication, listening, and interpersonal skills to create persuasive and empathetic messaging, and build trusting relationships
  • Proven ability to move people through public speaking, workshop facilitation, and one-on-one conversations
  • Experience of running Community of Practices
  • Experience of establishing and managing external partnerships
  • Understanding of the needs of survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape, and the ecosystem of support
  • A history of working with volunteer-led movements either as a volunteer or a staff member
  • Passion for fighting gender equality
  • Experiencing with public speaking.

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