Full-time, fixed-term position: 9 months

Salary range: GBP 32,200 to 34,700

Location: London

The International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC) is a global network of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that aims to promote objective and open debate on the effectiveness, direction and content of drug policies at the national, regional and international levels. We have over 190 member organisations worldwide, and the IDPC secretariat is based in London and Bangkok.

IDPC is excited to announce that we are looking to appoint a Research and Advocacy Officer (fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave) to contribute to the smooth delivery of IDPC’s publications work plan and to support the network’s advocacy efforts. The selected candidate would join our small but dynamic and busy team in London.

The successful candidate will have proven expertise in undertaking policy analysis, experience in engaging in drug policy advocacy, and knowledge of operational structures of the UN and other multilateral structures. They will have excellent written and verbal communications skills in English as well as Spanish, French and/or Russian, and a commitment to work with a range of partners and networks. Although not essential, experience in research and advocacy work related to women and drug policy is welcome.

Applicants must demonstrate that they have the right to live and work in the UK.

The job description and person specification are available below.

If you wish to apply for this post, please complete the application form below and send it to Daisy Bowdery ( no later than 17.00 (UK time) on Friday 10th January 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will need to be available for interviews on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd January 2020 in London or via teleconference or Skype. The successful candidate would be expected to start in March 2020.