Closing date: 10 August 2017
Job Type: Paid
ONE is a campaign and advocacy organisation backed by over seven million people from around the world and every walk of life who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed. ONE operates from Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Rotterdam & Washington DC.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The ONE Campaign is seeking a seasoned, networked, and highly collaborative Policy Director to help implement and manage the organization’s policy agenda with a particular focus on governance, anti-corruption and open data.
The Policy Director will be a visible and essential member of ONE’s Global Leadership Team responsible for working with the Executive Director for Global Policy in driving new approaches to our policy work and designing and implementing policy strategies that increase the impact of our work on ONE’s mission. They will represent the organization externally and elevate ONE’s credibility with policy makers, think-tanks and decision makers globally.
The Policy Director will lead ONE’s research, analysis and policy positions across geographic markets on issues related to governance, anti-corruption and open data. They will work with the Executive Director for Global Policy to build a culture of high performance and entrepreneurship in the global policy team. The Director will be well versed on the interface between political trends and opportunities and policy debates with a view to having a maximum impact on ONE’s mission. They will be comfortable leading ONE’s engagement with multilateral institutions and other agencies, representing ONE at meetings and conferences, as needed, and developing relationships with senior and working level contacts on specific policy issues. The Director will need to be results orientated, effectively managing relevant policy portfolios, including research, preparing briefing materials, engaging externally with NGO partners, and working internally with other organizational teams to deliver products that serve a range of stakeholders.
The Director will supervise a small global team of policy managers and research assistants. This position can be based in either London, UK or Washington, DC, and reports to the Executive Director for Global Policy.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit a resume and cover letter to our jobs page. Candidates that do not submit cover letters may not be considered. Please note that this is a rolling position and that we will conclude the search once we've found a suitable candidate. We thank all candidates for their interest but we can only contact candidates selected for interview. Please no phone calls.
Only candidates that are eligible to work in the US or the UK without restriction need apply.
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