The Arab Reform Initiative (ARI) is a policy research center whose key mission is to articulate a home-grown agenda for democratic change in Arab countries. It operates on the principles of impartiality, social justice, and diversity. It conducts policy analysis and research, while providing a platform for inspirational voices and empowering young scholars and socially engaged youth. ARI is a hub for a network of Arab think tanks and works in partnership with international institutions. ARI engages academic research centers, think tanks, social movements, decision-makers, media and the larger public on issues of democratization, political transformation and security. ARI combines scholarly work and advocacy and produces practical intellectual tools to contribute to political transformation. It promotes sustained exchanges and dialogues on reform across the region and with outside partners.
The Executive Director will lead a staff of approximately 12 people and will report directly to the Executive Committee (Board) of ARI. He/she will be responsible for defining the strategic directions for the Initiative’s programmes, raising funds and managing the overall operations and team at the center. He/she will also produce in-depth policy relevant analysis on key political, social and security issues related to Arab countries as part of providing intellectual leadership, and will engage with the Initiative’s partners and external stakeholders.
ARI offers competitive salaries.
Please send your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Executive Director recruitment”. To apply you must have permission to work within the EEA (European Economic Area).
Deadline for application: April 29, 2018
Start date: September 2018
Due to the large volume of candidates applying for positions within ARI we will only be able to respond to applicants who have been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date, you have not been successful.