Womankind Worldwide I Policy and Advocacy Manager I Applications for this role have now closed

  •   Contract
  •   UK
  •   £44,679 Yearly





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Policy and Advocacy Manager on Women’s Participation & Leadership (WPL)

  • Salary: £44,679 per annum
  • Position: 5 year FTC
  • Deadline for Applications: Monday 29th March

Womankind Worldwide is seeking a passionate feminist and women’s rights advocate to serve in the position of Policy and Advocacy Manager on Women’s Participation & Leadership (WPL). The successful candidate will have relevant experience and skills to lead our vital work of advocating for women’s human rights generally, with a focus on Women’s Participation & Leadership, using a feminist approach. You will be creative and flexible with a down-to-earth approach when it comes to working in a multidisciplinary team. You will be working with partners and colleagues in different countries so cultural sensitivity and understanding is a must, as is being adaptable, especially considering the context of COVID-19.

This position is located in the UK


  • Demonstrable experience and skills in advocacy and influencing work on women’s rights and gender equality holistically and with a focus on Women’s Political Leadership (WPL).
  • Demonstrable experience of working with civil society actors, including women’s movements, and/or membership movements, networks or coalitions operating at international level.
  • Demonstrable experience of project design and management and of working with multi-disciplinary teams on policy and advocacy.
  • Experience working for and with women’s rights organisations including those based in the global south. Experience working with WROs and Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia would be an added benefit.
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with and holding contacts within UK government and its key institutions, including FCDO, Parliament and relevant committees, and engagement with relevant UN agencies and bodies. Engagement should be advocacy and policy influencing related.
  • Excellent research skills and demonstrable experience of writing high quality policy documents, developing policy positions, researching and writing on development and/or women’s human rights issues.

If you are a passionate feminist, with strong roots and connectivity within the global women’s movement and UK advocacy space, and have the ability to lead and facilitate UK and other international advocacy in order to support Womankind’s partners, then we would love to hear from you.

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Applications Accepted Until

29 March 2021

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