Senior Policy Adviser – Poverty Reduction

Salary: £39,270 per annum + £3000 London weighting if based in London
Base location: Birmingham or London, UK
Contract: Fulltime, Permanent


We are looking for a Senior Policy Adviser to facilitate the review and development of Islamic Relief Worldwide’s core policies on poverty, humanitarianism and development. As the suitable candidate you will also be responsible for developing and updating our current external policy portfolio and lead our contribution to influence government and institutional strategies and policy on aid and development. More ….


Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack form from below and forwarding the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship. Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.

Application Form:

IRUK Application Form
Diversity Monitoring Form 2015

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