Salary : £40,330 per annum (Pending Review)
Closing date : 6th October 2018
Islamic Relief Worldwide are currently recruiting for the position of an United Nations Representative to be based in Geneva, Switzerland.
The United Nations Representative is responsible for the planning and execution of IRW’s External Relations and Advocacy strategy in relation to Geneva-
based international external stakeholders specifically UN and other multilateral and multinational institutions and networks (e.
g. UNHCR, UNOCHA, ILO, IOM) and international NGOs and their networks and coalitions (e.g. Lutheran World Federation and Act Alliance).
The post holder will leverage external events, advocacy, networking, PR / media and other activities to strengthen the profile, advocacy voice, influence and funding of IRW with / from these stakeholders.
They will also liaise closely with IRW colleagues based in the UK, our international partner network, as well as dozens of our field offices that deliver humanitarian assistance to those in need and run development projects to better the lives of millions of people regardless of race, religion or gender.
The successful candidate must have or be :
If you are talented, reliable, resilient and a highly motivated professional looking for a meaningful career, with a strong commitment to international development, humanitarian response work and IRW’s values and mission, please apply by downloading the application pack from below and submitting your completed application to recruitment irworldwide.
org on or by the closing date.
Pre-employment Checks :
Any employment with Islamic Relief will be subject to the following checks :
Please note, for UK and EU based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK or the EU.
We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.
Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief
Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice and Custodianship)
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer