Overview

Global Thematic Advisor-Markets and Livelihoods

About the Role

This role provides thought leadership on markets and livelihoods across Christian Aid.  It does this through providing technical leadership and thematic advisory to enhance the capacity of programmes/ partners and other relevant stakeholders in the organisation and through generating learning and evidence from programme practice; linking this to improving programmes and influencing public policy.  The advisory work includes responsive support, to country programme and fundraising colleagues as they design and deliver programme work on markets and livelihoods; and proactive programme development and fundraising to grow and strengthen the markets and livelihoods portfolio. The post-holder will promote research and learning, through generating evidence from our programme experience and sharing learning internally, through communities of practice and other approaches. The post holder will represent Christian Aid externally in relevant networks to raise the visibility of our work and bring learning from other organizations and networks.

About you

You will be a passionate advocate for pro-poor market development, you will have deep knowledge of market system and participatory markets approaches, integrated livelihoods and value chain analysis, within international development and humanitarian contexts. You will be familiar with debates and practice on business and human rights, financial inclusion, economic justice and debt relief and social protection; and have extensive practical experience of markets and livelihoods programme design, management and implementation at the country and local level, having had exposure to a range of market and livelihood programmes in different national settings. You will bring a strong understanding of evaluation, programme learning and adaptive programming, and an active interest in programme research. You will have excellent facilitation and communication skills, experience in providing training and technical support and an ability to promote critical thinking and reflection.  You will be a creative, innovative and strategic thinker with an ability to build effective working relationships across organisations, including at a distance. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to influence others, negotiate and develop win-win solutions and excellent interpersonal skills,

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Christian Aid on jobs.christianaid.org.uk to apply
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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About Christian Aid

Christian Aid’s Africa programmes are transforming lives for women and men, girls and boys. We are looking for someone with the passion, leadership, ambition and experience to lead resource mobilization for Christian Aid’s Africa Programme. Do you have the influencing and relationship building skills to develop high level partnerships with donors and lead teams to exploit these opportunities? Can you build effective partnerships with Country Teams and senior managers around developing impactful programmes?