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Programs Lead, Alliance for Feminist Movements

Application Closing Date: 31 July 2022 at 23:00 ET
Location: Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply)
Term: fixed term - 35 hours a week (12 month position) 
Organization: Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
Salary: The annual salary for this tier role is $61,250.00 USD
Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 paid holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements.
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The position and profile

The Alliance for Feminist Movements, currently hosted by AWID, is a multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at increasing and improving the quality of resources supporting feminist movements, as well as mobilizing political support for diverse feminist movements. The Alliance brings together governments, private philanthropy, women’s/feminist funds and feminist civil society to increase and improve resources for feminist movements, as well as build political support and the visibility of diverse feminist movements, agendas, and policies.   

The Alliance for Feminist Movements, Programs Lead is a new full time role focused on building, executing, and assessing the Alliance’s pillars of work currently defined as innovation labs, strategic coordination, and advocacy and communications in partnership with the other members of the Alliance Secretariat team and the Alliance’s Steering Group and membership. This is a fixed term (12-month) position with possibility of renewal or extension.

The Alliance is looking for a Programs Lead who is energetic and passionate to take on development and implementation of the Alliance’s programmatic strategy and related projects and activities, in alignment with Alliance strategy, principles and its ways of working. The successful candidate should have extensive experience in program management, monitoring of indicators and other mechanisms to evaluate the work, program coordination, relationship building and feminist advocacy. The candidate should have strong grounding in feminist movements, human rights, experience navigating multistakeholder needs and must be able to convey information clearly, concisely and in a compelling way. 

Successful applicants will have at least five years experience in a similar role, including experience in and understanding of feminist intersectional framework and its implications for organizational practices and committed to the principles of feminism and anti-oppression. In addition, you should have demonstrated the ability to build effective relationships with a diverse range of groups, and relevant connections in feminist field. You are someone who can thrive in a virtual environment working with diverse communities and movements across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions. 

How to apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, and how you would further the program goals of The Alliance for Sustainable Feminist Movements . Please include "Programs Lead- The Alliance" in the subject line of the email and submit to jobs@awid.org by 31 July 2022 at 23:00 ET.

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We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at www.awid.org.

People from and based in the Global South, women; trans, non binary and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically oppressed groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organisational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.

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