Head of Conflict Hub

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: International Alert
Closing date: 13 Jan 2021

An exciting new opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative leader to strategically develop, grow and nurture Alert’s new Conflict Hub to promote Alerts gender and conflict analysis and sensitivity across multiple internal and external settings.

The individual will lead, strategically develop and financially grow the Conflict Hub, a brand-new entity within our Peacebuilding Advisory Unit (PAU). You will ensure Alert delivers high-quality and innovative gender and conflict analysis and gender and conflict-sensitivity guidance and practice across multiple settings – while also establishing the Conflict Hub as a focal point across key strategic partnerships both institutional and commercial. You will manage and grow a small team within PAU.

You will have proven entrepreneurial drive and be closely connected to relevant peer practice and policy networks and communities. You will ensure Alert remains at the cutting edge of these practice areas and represent our work externally as part of the organisation’s policy influencing agenda.

We believe that to be successful in this job you will be able to combine strategic high-level thinking with business nous that can mobilise peace-relevant resources. You will be able to build and nurture fruitful relations within and across teams to ensure high quality outputs and collaborative donor relations. You will be able to communicate to diverse audiences with authority and empathy about conflict and gender sensitivity.

Note, the above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.


  • Salary: £45,372 plus excellent benefits
  • Contract: Permanent/Open-ended
  • Based: London, UK (other Alert office based locations considered)
  • Closing date: 13 January 2021 (23:59 UK time)

How to apply:

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

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and Alert reserves the right to bring the closing date forward so early applications are encouraged.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.

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