The Carter Center (TCC) - Vacancy Announcement

The Carter Center (TCC)

Vacancy Announcement

Political Officer, Conflict Resolution

The Carter Center (TCC) is seeking to recruit a Political Officer (PO) who will be responsible for coordinating and implementing Carter Center activities in Palestine and Israel. She/ He will liaise with a wide range of Palestinian, Israeli and international stakeholders and contribute to the analysis of a variety of issues related to the conflict. The PO will be required to draft written reports on key political developments related to Palestinian and Israeli affairs. 

Location: Ramallah-based, with the likelihood of travel in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), Gaza Strip, and Israel.


 The PO is expected to:
 Assist the Country Director in the implementation of Carter Center initiatives.
  • Contribute to Carter Center analysis and periodic reports.
  • Assist the Country Director to maintain ongoing liaisons with key actors, including the Palestinian and Israeli authorities, political party representatives, electoral authorities and candidates, NGOs, academics, and young leaders.
  • Represent The Carter Center in meetings with national and international stakeholders, including diplomats, INGOs, and donors.
  • Assist in organizing the field visits for Carter Center headquarters personnel, consultants, and high-level delegations.


  Key Qualifications
The ideal candidate should have:
  • A university degree in political science, law, human rights, democracy studies, international relations, or conflict resolution;
  • A minimum of five years relevant experience;
  • Familiarity with the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and related domestic, regional, and international politics;
  • Rich experience in working with Palestinian and Israeli stakeholders involved in peace building initiatives and the promotion of human rights;
  • Strong interpersonal skill; and
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.


 Application Details
Please submit a CV, cover letter, and an English language writing sample to [email protected] by October 1, 2021. 

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