Research EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Coordination (Romania)

Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Coordination: Evidence-Based Solutions to Terrorism & Violent Extremism – Towards Comprehensive, Holistic & Effective Approaches

Location: Department of Peace Operations (DPO) – PATRIR Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Brief Job Description
The Department of Peace Operations (DPO) of PATRIR is hiring for the position – Research, EU Policy Advocacy & Programme Coordinator to be part of the Department’s team working on Evidence-Based Solutions to Terrorism & Violent Extremism. The position is for an initial 12 months with possibility for extension. Primary focus of the position is on research and development of policy advocacy materials to key EU and member-state institutions addressing organised crime and terrorism. The position includes principal engagement in development of a library of response practices to improve evidence-based policy making and promote a peacebuilding approach to addressing root causes, conditions and drivers of violent extremism. The position will also include project coordination support, engagement with European partner organisations and institutions, and administrative assistance to prepare multi-stakeholder practitioner focus groups. Balance of Engagement: 70% Research & Development of Policy Advocacy Tools and Advocacy Engagement; 30% Project Administration & Coordination Support

Profile of the Candidate: Candidates should be: highly motivated; with strong research skills; experience and background in the areas addressed (violent extremism; terrorism; armed violence; root causes, drivers and conditions analysis); able to intellectually process and comprehend large amounts of information while engaging with nuance and detail; interest or experience in policy analysis and development; interest or experience in advocacy towards EU-institutions, member-states and ‘first responders’. Candidates should also have good administrative and management skills to support coordination and preparation of practitioner forums and multi-stakeholder meetings.

Interested applicants are invited to read the full Job Description and send a CV, 2 Letters of Recommendation, 2 examples of research writings / publications, and a Cover Letter to Kai Brand-Jacobsen, Director, Department of Peace Operations (DPO) at:

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