Manager, Global Policy and Outreach

Search for Common Ground
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 03

Position description

Contributions of the Manager, Global Policy and Outreach

  • Manages all aspects of budgets relating to policy funding, including forecasting;
  • Leads recruitment and management of the Global Policy and Outreach staff, with an emphasis on horizontal and vertical capacity strengthening and collaboration;
  • Regularly provides training and mentoring to the Global Policy and Outreach staff and interns;
  • Oversees implementation of policy grants, including working with the Global Programme Team, Communications and other Global Policy and Outreach staff to develop work plans for policy content production and ensure timeline of delivery;
  • Leads knowledge management for the team;
  • Leads the team’s collaboration with headquarters-based and service teams, including regular cross-unit learning and collaborative reflection opportunities;
  • May have a matrixed role with other Search teams;
  • Responds to questions and program-relevant requests in a timely and customer-service oriented fashion;
  • Supports the development and execution of organizational initiatives and strategies, including participating in voluntary committees and discussions;
  • Other duties that are broadly in line with the above key contributions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications of the Global Policy and Outreach Manager

  • Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Europe studies, Peace and Conflict, International Affairs or a relevant field;
  • Minimum 9 years’ experience primarily in a policy, outreach or advocacy role;
  • Minimum 4 years experience managing a team;
  • Full professional proficiency in writing and editing skills in French and English is an absolute requirement for this position (C2 level).

Preferred Qualifications of the Global Policy and Outreach Manager

  • Prior work experience with the EU and Belgium is a strong asset;
  • Prior work experience with Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, or France is also a strong plus;
  • Prior experience working with the development and/or peacebuilding sector is a strong advantage;
  • Experience working at a non-profit or cause-oriented organization is a strong plus;
  • Knowledge of German, Dutch or other languages is a strong advantage.

Please note that we are unfortunately only able to consider applicants who hold the right to live and work in Belgium.

Salary Range and Contract Duration

  • The salary range for this position would be between 4.440 and 5.000 EUR gross per month, based on relevant years of experience, with standard benefits (22 days of annual leave, end-of-year office closure, double vacation pay, meal vouchers, life insurance, hospitalisation insurance, transport allocation);
  • This position is an open-ended contract under Belgium labour law.

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