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Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer / Policy and Advocacy Officer

Application deadline: 8th October 2017 before midnight Central European Summer Time. 

Download the role profile here - Please note that the title will depend on the years of experience the selected person has.

The purpose of this role is to help ensure that Eurodad’s exciting work on improving the effectiveness of aid, pushing for a radical change in the way publicly-backed private finance is used and holding International Financial Institutions (IFI’s) accountable is based on robustly researched analysis, with a strong advocacy focus, and that Eurodad continues to build strong coalitions for change. The role involves working directly with IFI’s, strategy development, research, monitoring and analysing policy developments, information sharing, advocacy and networking. 
 
The successful candidate will work at the cutting edge of development finance policy campaigns for transformative change. They will be responsible for advocacy, coalition building and research and will require policy analysis skills with strong interpersonal communication and be self-motivated with the ability to plan, organise and implement under their own initiative. They will have experience of working with advocacy focussed civil society groups or similar organisations and have a good working knowledge of IFIs. They will need to speak and write English to a very high standard. 

Application instructions 

Please carefully read the attached role profile and the detailed instructions below. We are a small organisation and have designed these instructions to reduce the administrative burden on our team so we can devote more time to our vital work. Therefore, we regret that we will ONLY accept applications that respect these instructions and will exclude applicants who submit general cover letters. 

Use the form at the bottom of the page to upload your CV of 2 pages maximum along with a cover letter of 1 page maximum in English. This letter should be properly formatted, clearly and concisely written, set out why you match the job description, and where you saw the vacancy. 
Fill in the required data in the form and upload your CV and cover letter in the designated fields. Make sure that the 2 files you are uploading have the following names: Surname_FirstName_CV and Surname_FirstName_CoverLetter; e.g. if Peter Bloggs applied for the job we would expect files with the following names: Bloggs_Peter_CV and Bloggs_Peter_CoverLetter 

Please remain assured that all the data collected on this application form travels through a secure server; all your information will only be used for the purpose of applying for the advertised job and will only be available to the selection panel and shall not be shared with anybody else. 

You should receive a confirmation e-mail after successfully submitting an application, if you don’t receive this e-mail in the next 12 hours after submitting your application please contact us at assistant@eurodad.org so we can check if your application was successfully submitted. 

Candidates need to have, at the time of application, the legal right to work in Belgium. We regret that are not able to apply for work-permits on their behalf. 

Application deadline: 8th October 2017 before midnight Central European Summer Time.