Location: United States of America (the) – Washington, DC
The incumbent of this position will report to the Lead Advocacy Coordinator of The Institute for Inclusive Security, a program of Hunt Alternatives Fund in Washington, DC, that uses research, training, and advocacy to promote the inclusion of all stakeholders, especially women, in peace processes. The incumbent will be based in Washington, DC, but will travel frequently to Sudan.
The position is for an initial one-year term with possible extensions.
- Support and strengthen an existing coalition of diverse Sudanese women leaders from government and civil society. Primary responsibilities will include convening women leaders, exposing participants to international actors and opportunities, and coordinating the delivery of training and briefing sessions. Specifically, the coordinator will:
- - Assist in facilitating strategic and work planning;
- Structure and realize a schedule of meetings and training sessions;
- Help moderate discussions on advocacy priorities and opportunities for cooperation and collective action;
- Coordinating technical training in areas including proposal writing, strategic planning, conducting advocacy, working with the media, coalition building, project monitoring and evaluation, and more as defined by strategic planning with members.
- Monitor political developments in Sudan and identify opportunities for strategic advocacy by Sudanese women leaders.
- Assist in shaping and implementing Inclusive Security’s advocacy related to women’s participation in peacebuilding in Sudan in Washington, DC, New York, and elsewhere.
- Oversee the conscientious management, reporting, and evaluation of the grant received from an external funder.
- Produce written documentation related to the Sudan project; adapt material to various audiences and forms of media.
- Knowledge of and/or experience working in Sudan
- Five to seven years work experience in fields of conflict resolution and development, training and capacity building, and gender issues as they relate to peace and security
- Master’s degree in a related field
- Experience managing externally-funded projects and/or grants
- Exceptional interpersonal, training, facilitation, and presentation skills
- Experience training diverse audiences
- Mature judgment
- Exceptional written communication skills; demonstrated research skills, and ability to synthesize, analyze, and present materials
- Willingness to travel frequently (approximately 40 – 70 percent time)
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment; high energy and enthusiasm
- Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and attend to multiple assignments
- Fluency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Power Point, and Excel)
- Oral and written fluency in English; Arabic desirable
- US citizen/permanent resident or valid work visa required
send resume and cover letter to hr[at]huntalternatives.org
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