Work Remotely as the Chief of Development at (ACLED) the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data organization: Apply Now!!

The organization

The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data organization (ACLED) is a disaggregated data collection, analysis, and crisis mapping institution. The ACLED team collects conflict information, conducts analysis to describe, explore, and test conflict scenarios, and makes both data and analysis open for free use by the public. ACLED’s work is regularly used to inform journalism, academic research, and public discourse on conflict, and to support practitioners and policymakers. ACLED is the highest quality and most widely used real-time data and analysis source on political violence and protest around the world.

The role

ACLED is recruiting a full-time or part-time/fractional Chief of Development.

The Chief of Development will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Fundraising and Grants
    • Direct the organization’s grants and development department including oversight of all aspects of grant writing, budgeting, and reporting;
    • Provide leadership and supervision to grants and development staff;
    • Responsible for growing ACLED’s financial support base and achieving key fundraising goals.
  • General
    • As a member of the ACLED senior leadership team, actively contribute to overall strategic planning and oversee execution of the current strategy;
    • Create and lead the development and implementation of a cohesive strategic and operational Development plan that aligns with and supports ACLED’s mission, vision, and strategic goals;
    • Collaborate with other members of the senior management team to define ACLED’s annual objectives, organizational priorities, policies, and key performance indicators;
    • Work as a collegial team member to ensure alignment and collaboration between departments;
    • Advise the President & CEO and Executive Director on all matters related to Development;
    • Other tasks as may be assigned by the Executive Team.

This position is fully remote and can be done from any location with reliable internet service (EST/BST/CET preferred). This position reports to the Executive Director, based in PST.

This position is open to nationals of any country. For more information, please review the Applicant FAQs.

Skills and competencies

ACLED is seeking applicants who have the following skills and experience:

  • 10+ years of overall professional experience in roles that include grant oversight and development (required);
  • Proven record of fundraising to achieve specific funding targets;
  • Proven success developing and executing initiatives to strategically position and increase an organization’s profile, reputation and engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Experience working successfully and collaboratively with a Board of Directors, senior management, and professional colleagues;
  • Demonstrated ability to select, train, motivate, and inspire staff, while holding them accountable for their performance;
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets;
  • Experience or familiarity with non-profit organizations (required) of a comparable size to ACLED (preferred);
  • Work or academic experience focused on topics related to peacebuilding, conflict, human rights, and/or global affairs (or similar);
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Ability and confidence to present clearly and concisely to external audiences;
  • Comfort working within evolving systems and processes (dynamic and flexible);
  • Ability to work remotely with limited supervision;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Good judgment and high attention to detail;
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, or commensurate experience in a leadership position in that field;
  • Fluency in English (essential);
  • Ability to travel as necessary (up to 25%).

How to apply

To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter detailing qualifications, experience, and salary requirements through this career portal.

Applications close on 30 June 2024

Further information on the project is available online at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates are advised to apply early.

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