Policy and Network Coordinator

Civil Forum for Asset Recovery
  • Location
    Berlin, Germany
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 25

Position description

We are currently looking for a Policy and Network Coordinator to join our growing team. The role of this person will be to lead our outreach to policymakers, support our partner civil society organisations to engage nationally and regionally on policy initiatives, follow up on case and thematic working groups, and develop regional and global civil society-led policy initiatives.


  • Outreach to and building a network amongst officials and politicians engaged in asset recovery, particularly in the Global North;
  • Participation and support to thematic and country-case based CSO groups, identification of new areas where coordination could add value and creation of new thematic groups, with a focus on Africa, Latin America and Europe;
  • Leading on the development of CSO principles on asset management, sanctions and victims, presentation of principles at various forums and engagement with officials on implementation of principles;
  • Leading the development of policy positions for our second Global CSO Asset Recovery Forum in 2024, including topic identification and outcomes;
  • Preparation of submissions to and presentation of policy positions developed throughout the project at national, regional and global events relevant to asset recovery;
  • Promote our work through effective communication, including supporting our work to develop a strong communications strategy and assisting in implementing that strategy;
  • Together with the Research Manager:
    • Promote and engage with policy makers on research outputs;
    • Support research activities through partner engagement, including working with partners on enablers of kleptocratic wealth transfer across priority countries;
    • Provide trainings and support for partners in understanding the role of sanctions as a tool for asset recovery and facilitate their input into discussions around sanctions.
  • Support the strategic development of CiFAR’s advocacy work with the Policy Director, through identifying new areas of engagement, tools and tactics.


  • At least 3 years’ experience in policy and network support work, ideally in the non-profit sector;
  • Experience in anti-corruption or a good understanding of how this sector works, a commitment to anti-corruption essential;
  • A university degree in social science, law, administration, economics or similar;
  • Experience in organising events and public speaking;
  • Fluency in English, working proficiency in French, Spanish or Portuguese desirable.

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