Reporting to the Program Director and based in the MENA region, the role provides an exciting opportunity to help shape Crisis Group’s work across the MENA region. This involves assisting the Director design and deliver the Program’s publications and other work aimed at mitigating, preventing and resolving deadly conflict in the region. The Deputy has a particular responsibility to support the Program Director in working with the experts across the Program to ensure that its draft reports and other written work meet a high standard in terms of quality of research, writing and policy recommendations. S/he will work closely with the Director to manage and support field staff in their research, analysis, development of policy ideas and advocacy activities. S/he will support the Program in developing and maintaining a network of contacts with conflict parties, conflict resolution actors and other stakeholders in the region, and promote Crisis Group policy recommendations with them as well as in the media and further afield when appropriate. The Deputy may also undertake research and draft stand-alone written work as required.