Gender and Peacebuilding Adviser - Nepal

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join our Gender and Peacebuilding Team for a period of 9 months (maternity cover). You will play a key role in delivering International Alert’s (Alert) gender and peacebuilding work aligned with the organisational strategy (2019-2023).

With a degree in a relevant subject, you will have 3-4 substantial experience of leading and supporting research, proposal development and technical implementation of projects focused on Gender and Peacebuilding, as well as advocating for policy change with donors and other stakeholders. You will train, advise and mentor Alert staff, partners and other organisation as appropriate on gender, peace and security programming including mainstreaming gender into non-specific gender programmes/projects both country-focused as well as policy-focused programmes.

With a strong analytical, research and writing skills, you will work closely with Alert’s country programmes and thematic strands in designing, implementing and monitoring research projects related to gender and non-gender specific programmes. Finally, you will contribute to International Alert’s broader policy work on gender, peace and security including through the Gender Action on Peace and Security network (GAPS) and participating in networks / working groups as appropriate.

Note, the above include some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please read the job description.


  • Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process.
  • Contract duration: 9 months maternity cover
  • Location: Nepal
  • Closing date: 14 May 2021 (23:59pm UK time).

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All Applicants must have the Right to Work in Nepal

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and Alert reserves the right to bring the closing date forward so early applications are encouraged.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.