Policy Manager


WeProtect Global Alliance

Remote (local)
  • Career category:Advocacy/ Policy
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:Not specified
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (local)
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: £ 45000-50000 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Permanent
  • Deadline:18/06/2024
  • Location:United Kingdom
Child protection/ Children’s rights Gender-based violence (GBV)
The Alliance brings together experts from government, the private sector and civil society to protect children from sexual exploitation and abuse online

 Policy Manager role and responsibilities
Overall purpose of role WeProtect Global Alliance supports our members to achieve more together than they could alone, through pooling and sharing knowledge and data, solving problems and making a powerful case for change. The Policy Manager role is pivotal to making a compelling case for action and bringing together experts to generate political commitment, develop policies and practical solutions to make the digital world safe and positive for children, preventing sexual exploitation and abuse and longterm harm. The role will support the vital work of our Global Taskforce, comprised of government members from across the globe. It will require close collaboration with the Communications and Engagement team and other members of the Alliance Secretariat.
 Legislative, regulatory and policy work
• Lead on a range of policy projects on key emerging threats and responses to child sexual exploitation and abuse online.
• Analyse national legislation, policies, multilateral initiatives and regulatory approaches to identify trends, best practices, and opportunities for collaboration and policy learning.
• Prepare policy reports, briefs, and proposals, tailored to various audiences, including policymakers, stakeholders, and members, working alongside the Communications and Engagement team

Global Taskforce
Support the focus and outcomes delivered by the Alliance’s Global Taskforce:
• Encourage and facilitate effective sharing of information among Taskforce member countries.
• Actively highlight valuable and impact resources available to governments.
• Support Taskforce member countries in identifying opportunities, actions and strategic steps within their national frameworks to enhance the protection of children. 

Wider stakeholder engagement
• Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders, partners, and collaborators relevant to our work across the Alliance membership.
• Lead on development of or contribute to written outputs, such as reports, topic-specific briefing papers, website copy, presentations and blog posts to communicate the findings of our work to relevant audiences.
• Present analysis, evidence and findings about complex and sometimes contentious subjects to a wide range of audiences, ensuring an understanding of the subject and issues arising and enabling informed decision making.

Wider organisational responsibilities
• Commit to the mission and values of WeProtect Global Alliance, putting these at the forefront of all work and actions.
• Ensure that a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is reflected in all work.
• Comply with all organisational codes, policies and processes.

 Person specification Essential skills, experience and knowledge
• Willingness and ability to travel occasionally, both nationally and internationally. 
• Extensive professional experience in a comparable policy role in the not-for-profit sector, government, international/intergovernmental organisation or a social movement. 
• A strong interest in children’s rights and preventing child sexual exploitation and abuse. 
• Knowledge and understanding of public policy processes, with strong analytical skills to analyse and gather data 
• Knowledge of children’s rights, in particular child protection issues.
• Fluency in spoken and written English. 

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