Vacancy at IDEAS for a National Officer

IDEAS is a partner in a three-year European Commission-funded project entitled Bridge 47: Building Global Citizenship. The overall objective of the project is to mobilise global civil society to contribute effectively to global justice and eradication of poverty through global citizenship.

The project Bridge 47 – Building Global Citizenship has been developed by a Consortium consisting of two global networks (CIVICUS and ICAE), three national development education networks (in France, Ireland and Scotland), six national CSO platforms (in Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Slovakia and Slovenia), four organisations active in GCE (in Cyprus, Denmark, Latvia and Serbia), and a European research network (EADI).

Main purpose of the post

The National Officer will play a dual role in the project and is expected to:

Support the planning and implementation of activities at international or national level related primarily to Advocacy – Outcome 2 including
the development and implementation of advocacy approaches towards the inclusion of global citizenship education in national, European and global level policies related to the SDGs (recognising GCE both as a Goal and as a means of achieving the Goals.)
the development of an accessible bank of evidence-based advocacy materials demonstrating the relevance of global citizenship education to the following policy areas: SDGs, Education, International Development, Social Inclusion (drawing principally on existing resources)
Support the host organisation in facilitating project activities at national level related to all outcome areas

Salary: £31,584k (pro rata)

Status: 0.8 FTE (28 hours per week) to 30 Sept 2020

Closing date: 12 noon, 26th February 2018

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