Head of Economic Development for Peace

International Alert
Full time Staff

International Alert has an exciting opportunity open for a dynamic leader. The individual will oversee our economic development for peace portfolio.

As part of our Peacebuilding Advisory Unit (PAU), you will provide global leadership, advocacy and expertise on topics relevant to peacebuilding and collaborate with our country teams to ensure high quality and effective programming.

You will manage a small team within PAU as well as providing conceptual, strategic and practical leadership and support for our work understanding the economic factors of peacebuilding and influencing the economic policies and practices of governments, international organisations and businesses, so they are conflict sensitive and peace conducive.

We believe that to be successful in this job, you will have the ability to apply a high-level conceptual analysis to generate practical ideas, and tailor and communicate these to diverse audiences with authority and empathy.

The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements (the person specification section of which will form the basis of short-listing), please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click ‘Apply for this job’.


The deadline for applications is Sunday 7 January 2018 at 23:59 (UK time). Interviews will take place during the week commencing 15 January 2018.

Closing date: 
7th January 2018