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Policy Officer

Policy Officer

Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund

£28,583 - £31,510

Salary: £28,583 – £31,510 per annum (Grade F)

Closing date: 18 May 2018

Job Type: Paid

Location: Glasgow

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Our advocacy work is currently focused on two key themes: Climate Justice and Business and Human Rights. Much of SCIAF’s advocacy is undertaken in collaboration with other agencies and alliances in the UK and overseas.

From: From week beginning 16.7.18

Contract: Temporary Full-time (Maternity Leave Cover)

Salary: £28,583 – £31,510 per annum (Grade F)

SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland, established in 1965 to express the commitment and concern of the Scottish Catholic community towards poor and marginalised communities across the world.  SCIAF understands advocacy as integrating policy, lobbying, popular campaigning, media work and programming in order to achieve policy change and positively impact the lives of the communities we serve. Our advocacy work is currently focused on two key themes: Climate Justice and Business and Human Rights. Much of SCIAF’s advocacy is undertaken in collaboration with other agencies and alliances in the UK and overseas.  These include CIDSE and Caritas Internationalis (international networks of Catholic aid agencies), and Scottish/UK-based coalitions such as Stop Climate Chaos Scotland.  In addition, SCIAF supports advocacy work undertaken by overseas partners on issues such as human rights, gender-based violence and land rights.

The overall purpose of this role is:

·         research & analysis,

·         developing compelling recommendations,

·         engaging with and influencing decision-makers and stakeholders,

·         contributing to the overall work of the Advocacy team and supporting the work of others within SCIAF.

Essential criteria includes a degree or equivalent in a relevant subject,  experience within field of international development and knowledge of current trends within the sector.  Experience of research and policy development within the public/voluntary sector is also essential.  You will also have a sound understanding and knowledge of Scottish and UK  political structures and how to influence them.

You will have a commitment to and empathy with SCIAF’s vision, mission and values and a passion for tackling international poverty at its root. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

For an application pack please visit:  http://www.sciaf.org.uk/jobs.  Closing date is 12 noon on Friday 18th May 2018.

Registered Charity No: SC012302.

Region: Scotland

Location: Glasgow

Sector: Research

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Application notes

For an application pack please visit:  http://www.sciaf.org.uk/jobs

Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.

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