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Senior Humanitarian Policy Adviser

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Government & Politics
  • London
  • 9d left


  • Advanced knowledge of humanitarian policy within the international humanitarian or development systems. With technical expertise within humanitarian policy development and influencing.
  • Extensive experience of providing humanitarian policy advice and support.
  • Project management experience. Ability to work with various stakeholders to influence outcomes and achieve results.
  • Experience of stakeholder coordination and partnership working across multiple teams (many of which will be remote and / or international). You are assured when supporting others, seeking solutions to problems, and managing multiple tasks.
  • Advanced ability to analyse both quantitative and qualitative data and interpret information to communicate to and persuade decision makers / different audiences, both written and verbal.
  • Proven track record of establishing relationships with senior decision-makers to influence and enable decision making.
  • Experience of undertaking humanitarian policy development within a relevant role, sector, project or programme.


  • Your primary goal in this role will be to lead in the development of a strategic policy offer and technical advice across thematic work areas. You’ll influence objectives and action strategy on international migration and displacement. You’ll leverage the movement’s operational experience and advisory capacity to achieve your aims.
  • You’ll direct on analysis, planning and implementation of action and work plans (including working with regional teams and National Society partners). You’ll oversee the collection and analysis of evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of our directorate’s work. Your assessment and interpretation of data will support you to make evidence-based recommendations.
  • You’ll work in an open and collaborative way with partners across the movement. The partnerships you foster will improve results and maximise impact. Thus, facilitating more effective delivery of our goals and objectives.
  • You’ll define quality standards and ensure compliance through the provision of timely and effective advice.

For over 150 years, the British Red Cross has helped people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.

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The British Red Cross is a volunteer-led movement that connects those who have kindness to share, with the people who need it most. We help people in crisis get the support they need anywhere in the UK and around the world. The people we help can trust that we’re completely neutral, independent and impartial. Our supporters know that we help those most in need, and our staff and volunteers can see they’re a part of a unique movement which anyone is welcome to join.