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Tel: 01227 639768

Advocacy & Research Officer

Location: Central London N1

Salary expectation: £30,516

This is a full-time role
Six months (with a possibility of renewal)

As Advocacy and Research Officer, you will contribute to the development and delivery of MAP’s advocacy and campaigns strategy, helping increase the profile of MAP and encouraging meaningful action in support of Palestinians’ rights to health and dignity from government, parliamentarians, and UN bodies.

You will monitor political developments and help develop strategies and high-quality briefing materials to influence parliamentary and policymaking debates, promoting the participation of the communities MAP serves. You will proactively reach out to parliamentarians, and other stakeholders, and react rapidly to queries and requests for information. Working directly with colleagues in Palestine and Lebanon, you will help develop research projects relating to political, economic, and social barriers to the rights to health and dignity of the communities MAP serves.

You will be able to communicate persuasively and confidently with a range of stakeholders, with strong interpersonal and relationship management skills. You will have a keen focus on accuracy in all outputs, while being able to prioritise effectively and deal with competing demands in a fast-paced working environment. You will also have a strong understanding of the political and humanitarian context in Palestine and Lebanon, and a genuine commitment to human rights, international justice, and promoting Palestinian participation in advocacy and policymaking.