Senior Programme Support Officer

International Alert

International Alert was founded in 1986 to help people find peaceful solutions to conflict. International Alert is an independent international peacebuilding organization, operating programs around the world to address conflict. At that time, the number of conflicts between countries was decreasing, but there was an alarming increase in the number of conflicts within countries. Both types of conflict were undermining development and…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Nepal
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Senior Level
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    Job Experience : Any
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Jul 04, 2021

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to support the country programmes and Regional Director of the Asia-MENA region (currently Lebanon, Nepal, Myanmar, Philippines, Syria and Tunisia) to secure and deliver high quality, peacebuilding programmes. S/he is in in regular contact with Country Directors and other senior in-country staff, supporting them to design, secure and implement projects. The postholder plays a coordinating role, facilitating effective input from HQ teams, to help ensure that projects are legally and financially compliant, are delivered safely and are in line with Alert and donor standards and approaches.

The Senior Programme Support Officer helps to sustain and grow our country programmes through supporting country teams to develop and fundraise for new projects, as well as developing relationships with donors and potential partners. When requested by the Regional Director, s/he provides support during the project cycle and supports regional strategy development.

Note: The above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description (

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Experience

  • Understanding of conflict transformation and peace building, and experience working in this or related field.
  • Understanding of the conflict dynamics in some of our countries of operation in the Asia-MENA region (Lebanon, Nepal, Myanmar, Philippines, Syria and Tunisia).
  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in peace building, conflict studies, gender, development studies, international relations or related field
  • Strong experience securing new funding for peace building or development programmes, including developing project concepts and donor relationships; writing proposals and budgets, and negotiating contracts.
  • Experience of working with a range of donors (institutional, multilateral, trusts and foundations), understanding of diverse do
  • Good understanding of project design, including developing theories of change, clear and realistic objectives and effective monitoring and evaluation plans.


How to Apply

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While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.