Vacancy for Caucasus Director in London, UK or The Hague, The Netherlands

International Alert is looking for an exceptional peacebuilding professional to lead its Caucasus programme, working with partners in the Georgia/Abkhazia and Armenia/Azerbaijan/Nagorny Karabakh conflict contexts to address the drivers of conflict and build prospects for peace. You will lead and develop Alert’s peacebuilding work in the Caucasus, including development of strategic priorities and areas of new work. You will manage the team and the programme, supporting partners and ensuring our quality peacebuilding achieves its intended outcomes.

You will be a proven leader, with the ability to develop strategy, manage staff, and maintain relationships with a wide range of interlocutors. You will have significant peacebuilding, management and fundraising experience. You will have a track record of successfully managing projects and programmes in difficult operating environments. A good level of English and Russian language ability is essential for this role.

All job applicants must already have the right to work in the UK or The Hague

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


  • Salary: c. £50,000 per annum (if based in London)
  • Contract duration: Permanent
  • Location: London, UK or The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Closing date: 26 September 2021 (23:59 pm UK Time)

How to apply

To apply, please follow the link below and upload your CV and cover letter. In your application, please indicate the full job title of the role you are applying for.

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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 considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. All applicants will be judged strictly based on merit.