Based in the region, the analyst will research, produce reports and other written materials, and conduct advocacy on security, political, governance and social issues related to the Palestinians – including all major PLO and non-PLO factions, popular resistance groups, militias, and social movements – and their relations with Israel and other actors in the region.
Conducts extensive field research and provides analysis on prevailing security, social, legal, governance and political issues;
Develops networks of contacts in government, political and social actors, and international stakeholders;
Proposes policy initiatives for governmental, intergovernmental, political, and non-governmental stakeholders to address and resolve sources of conflict;
Prepares detailed reports, briefing papers and short publications setting out relevant research findings and policy recommendations;
Represents Crisis Group to media and conducts high-level advocacy.
Candidates should apply before 29 April, 2018.
Master’s degree in international relations, political science, journalism, sociology or equivalent through experience;
Three to five years’ professional experience in government, academia, international organisations, NGOs or journalism;
Extensive knowledge of politics and society in Palestine, with ability to interact with a wide array of political actors, from all political factions;
Experience in short and long-form English language writing;
Extensive contacts in Palestine and ability to arrange interviews with leading political figures, activists, and other stakeholders;
Excellent writing, editing and analytical skills and ability to formulate well-targeted policy recommendations;
Fluency in English; excellent or fluent Arabic;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good public presentation skills, and a very strong capacity for effective teamwork; and,
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.