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Climate Justice Coordinator

Who we're looking for:
We are looking for someone who has a dynamic and innovative perspective to climate justice and is willing to;

•    Support, align and advise country offices to deliver on the ActionAid federation’s policy, programme, project and campaign objectives on climate justice. Provide and facilitate technical advice, capacity building, information-sharing and fundraising support. Promote ActionAid’s feminist and human rights-based approach as the basis for rooted programmes, projects, policy development, campaigning and working with social movements.  

•    Coordinate collaboration and collective decision-making on joint activities, research, shared learning and knowledge management. Develop and disseminate robust research and quality knowledge products for internal capacity building and external impact. Track relevant external developments and connect with external allies and networks on climate justice to strengthen ActionAid’s impact and learning.    

You should also have a strong commitment to ActionAid’s values and ethos, including ActionAid’s feminist leadership principles.

What we offer:

ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done, encourage close collaboration and sharing power, and where safeguarding standards and feminist leadership are exemplified everywhere. At ActionAid, you can look forward to a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, including

  • A workplace that embraces feminist principles 
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption pay 

How to apply:

Please click on the "apply” button to start the application process:

Applications close at 23.59 GMT on Wednesday, 24 July 2024. Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a covering letter clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile and a published example of communications work on a Climate Justice topic. Interviews will take place in the week commencing 5 August 2024.

 Please check your application and make sure you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. If you do not meet at least all the essential criteria, please do not apply as we only consider candidates if they meet the essential criteria listed on the job description. We will only consider candidates who have the right to work in the specified locations.

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

ActionAid International will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

About us:

ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. We want to see a just, fair and sustainable world, in which everybody enjoys the right to a life of dignity, and freedom from poverty and oppression.  We work to achieve social justice and gender equality, and to eradicate poverty. 

All our work is underpinned by a set of feminist leadership principles:  Self-awareness, Self-care and caring for others, Dismantling bias, Inclusion, Sharing power, Responsible & transparent use of power, Accountable collaboration, Respectful feedback, Courage and Zero tolerance against discrimination and abuse of power.  

ActionAid International welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity. 

Our commitment to Safeguarding

ActionAid is committed to recruiting candidates who promote ActionAid’s SHEA and Safeguarding policies and values. 

ActionAid will only recruit candidates who are committed to SHEA and Safeguarding and ActionAid’s values, thereby helping to create safer working cultures. As a deterrence measure ActionAid is also committed to deterring candidates who are intending to cause harm from joining ActionAid.

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