The UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub is a five year project working at the overlap of three major policy fields: Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on gender equality; SDG 16 on peace, justice and strong institutions; and the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.
The Hub is housed in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, a leading academic space for scholars, practitioners, activists, policy-makers and students to develop strategies to promote justice, human rights and participation for women in conflict-affected situations around the world. The International Strategy and Partnerships Manager will be a member of the Hub Management, Impact, Communications and Administration team, with members based at LSE and in Research Partner Organisations in Colombia, Iraq, Uganda and Sri Lanka.
The International Strategy and Partnerships Manager will have a crucial role in building capacity and developing the Hub’s global network. They will facilitate collaboration between Hub members, foster relationships with influencers, build the capacity of staff and projects and promote engagement with stakeholder communities. They will oversee contracts and work on the ongoing development of Hub policies and principles.
The post-holder will have experience of managing networks with multiple members across diverse locations. They will excellent leadership skills, with experience in developing individual and group capacity. A background in a strategic management or communications role in an academic context or in the field of women’s rights, human rights or international development would be an advantage, as would experience working with colleagues in the global south.
We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 10 March 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.