Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer - Development Finance Team
Eurodad is looking for a Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer to efficiently and effectively work with our Development Finance Team.
Deadline: 15 November, 23h59 CET
The ideal candidate
The purpose of this role is to lead Eurodad’s exciting work at the cutting edge of research and advocacy on donor commitments on Official Development Assistance (ODA), to build spaces for dialogue and strong North-South coalitions for change to promote the political relevance of the ODA agenda. The role involves strategy development, research, monitoring and analysing policy developments, information sharing, advocacy and networking. The successful candidate would work closely with Eurodad’s Development Finance team with a focus on strengthening donors’ commitments and efforts to increase public finance for development and climate action, with a particular focus on the European Union (EU). The successful candidate will conceptualise and implement advocacy strategies and CSO campaigns based on robust own- and peer-research and policy analysis. They will require policy analysis skills with strong interpersonal communication and be self-motivated with the ability to plan, organise and implement activities under their own initiative. They will have experience working with advocacy focussed civil society groups or similar organisations and have a good working knowledge of the EU and its institutions, the Development Assistance Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD-DAC), the United Nations, and other relevant international institutions.
- Key contacts: Eurodad colleagues, Eurodad members and other civil society organisations in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the US, academics and think tanks, officials in organisations such as the European Commission and Parliament, OECD and United Nations.
- Contract & location: Brussels-based* with some flexibility allowing for remote working, permanent and full-time contract. [* Other locations could be considered on a case by case basis.]
- Attractive benefits package including additional days leave, complementary Hospitalisation, Ambulatory and Dental insurance (DKV), meal, eco, gift and culture-vouchers, working from home allowance, trainings, public transport allowance, travel insurance and contribution to a complementary private pension plan.
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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.
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Application deadline: Wednesday 15 November 2023, 23h59 CET.
Download the role profile here.
Eurodad (the European Network on Debt and Development) is a network of 60 civil society organisations (CSOs) from 28 European countries, which works for transformative yet specific changes to global and European policies, institutions, rules and structures to ensure a democratically controlled, environmentally sustainable financial and economic system that works to eradicate poverty and ensure human rights for all.
Eurodad is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. All employment decisions are made entirely on merit. We strongly encourage persons with disabilities to apply.