Senior Policy and Research Coordinator

Oxfam Ireland

We are hiring: Senior Policy and Research Coordinator – Oxfam Ireland

Do you want to join us to help change the world?

Oxfam Ireland is looking for policy researchers specialising in climate justice and / or economic inequality to join our growing team of advocates who want to fight inequality at home and abroad.

If you are comfortable with policy detail and writing, enjoy collaborating with teams in a busy environment and like to work closely with politicians and civil society then we would like to hear from you.

Key activities:

  • Actively lead and develop research and robust evidence-based policy analysis, informed by country/regional programme experience, to influence key stakeholders at Irish, northern Irish, EU and global level.
  • Produce high-quality written policy material on climate, economic inequality and other areas of Oxfam’s work for public dissemination, including campaign literature.
  • Keep up to date on the latest in academic and public policy developments in relevant policy areas and reflect these learnings back into the wider organisation.
  • Oversee the commissioning and management of pieces of research in the areas of Climate Justice and Economic Inequality to underpin our advocacy work.
  • Organise conferences, events and seminars with Oxfam colleagues and with partners across the island.
  • Work with the Oxfam International Secretariat in the development of research and policy and interpretate shared Oxfam policy for the Irish context.

Person specification:

  • Relevant third level qualification, Masters desirable
  • Experience producing policy papers and analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collegiate, energetic, thoughtful and willing to learn

Additional information:

  • Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.
  • Oxfam Ireland reserves the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.
  • Please note we may use this recruitment drive to fill other positions.
  • Any offer of employment with Oxfam Ireland is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, right to work checks, Access NI background checks, and anti-fraud and corruption screening.
  • Oxfam Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please visit our website to submit your CV and cover letter.

Should you be unable to submit an online application, please email copy of your CV and cover letter to our HR Team on [email protected]

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