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- BY Amber Wilson
Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy, The Hague, the Netherlands
About GPPAC The Global Partnership for the
Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) is a member-led worldwide network
of civil society organisations (CSOs) active in the field of conflict
prevention and peacebuilding. The GPPAC Foundation in The Hague fulfils
the task of Global Secretariat for GPPAC. Founded in 2003, the network
consists of fifteen regional networks of local organisations, each
region having its own priorities, character and agenda. GPPAC members
collaborate on issues of common interest. As part of our mission to work
towards a shift from reaction to prevention of violent conflict, the
network supports multi-actor collaboration and advocates local ownership
of conflict prevention strategies. Together, GPPAC members create
greater synergy in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding by
strengthening the role of local civil society groups in conflict
regions and connecting them on the national, regional and global level.
About the function Under the supervision of the
Executive Director, the Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy will
coordinate GPPAC’s advocacy efforts towards governments, regional
organisations, the UN system and other actors; channel the perspectives
of GPPAC members in areas such as human security, the sustainable
development agenda, the global and regional peace and security
architecture and other topics relevant to conflict prevention and
peacebuilding. Capacity development of network members to effectively
plan and implement advocacy strategies will be a significant component
of the job. The position is integrated within the Knowledge, Practice
and Advocacy Team and cooperates closely with the Communications Team
and other programme staff and external stakeholders, in particular
Please apply by sending a cover letter
explaining your interest and qualifications, accompanied by a CV. The
letter and CV should arrive in our offices no later than November 7th, 2016, preferably by email to email@example.com. Please put ‘Managing Adviser Policy and Advocacy’ in the subject line of your email message.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.