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…
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.
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