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GAPS is hiring a Policy, Advocacy, and Communications Officer

GAPS Policy, Advocacy, and Communications Officer (PAC), apply by 23:59 on Friday 18th August 2023. Shortlisting and interviews for the role will be done on a rolling basis. 

The GAPS PAC Officer will work within the GAPS team to support and strengthen the scope and quality of work and to ensure that policy, advocacy and communication recommendations and initiatives are grounded in evidence, members’ priorities, and experiences from women and women’s right organizations in conflict-affected contexts. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of: research and writing policy topics, preferably in conflict-affected contexts; social media; using their communication and networking skills; working with civil society, government or a multilateral institutions; have a commitment to gender and women and girls’ rights and ability to manage multiple and complex priorities at once. This role will suit someone wanting to work with a dynamic and ambitious civil society network, and specifically work on international women and girls’ rights and/or peace and security policy.

The post-holder will be committed to feminist, anti-racist and inclusive ways of working, with a strong understanding of working in multicultural settings and accompanying women’s organisations, people, and processes, including in conflict settings. They will support GAPS members to increase their influence and impact through strategic Women, Peace and Security advocacy and support the development of advocacy strategies and tools that can be used to effectively influence change at all levels but with a focus on UK government work in countries and at a central level. 

GAPS is an independent network hosted by Saferworld, which is also a member organisation. This recruitment will follow GAPS’ rules and procedures. 

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact 

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter addressing the person specification and why you feel your experience matches the requirements of the role to with job ref (GAPS-PAC). Please apply by Friday 18th August 2023. 

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