Amnesty International: Regional Project Coordinator

Amnesty International (AI) International Secretariat
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 25 October, 2015
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Regional Project Coordinator
Johannesburg
Fixed Term Contract
$37,131 USD

Amnesty International (AI) has embarked on a 2 year project to strengthen criminal justice mechanisms in Africa in order to ensure justice, truth and reparation for victims of crimes under international law in Africa. The project aims to promote domestic and international accountability, strengthen emerging regional criminal accountability mechanisms as well as counter the existing political backlash and efforts to weaken international justice mechanisms, particularly the International Criminal Court (ICC), in Africa.

About the role:

The Regional Project Coordinator is a two year funded post and will part of the Africa Advocacy team, the core team that leads delivery of the project. Working under direct supervision of Research and Advocacy Director for Africa, the Project Coordinator provides high-level administrative and coordination support to the Africa Advocacy team and assist with administrative, logistical and coordination tasks related to the project and broadly to the Regional Advocacy Programme. Activities involve utilising judgment and initiative to develop and deliver as required a differentiated, good quality, proactive and effective service with a moderate level of complexity within clearly defined parameters and established processes and procedures and require the need to coordinate / integrate activities with multiple internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis.

About you:

As a key member of the Regional Advocacy Team, you will have experience of coordinating projects and understanding of donor-funded project coordination and management methodology. You will also possess excellent coordination skills and capacity to liaise, enable others, create synergy and tune initiatives to one another including experience of remote working with teams based in different locations. Knowledge of financial management systems and procedures as well as experience of preparing and monitoring budgets and ability to identify budget problems and solve them is also essential. You will also have a strong record of establishing and maintaining office systems and coordinating an efficient flow of communications and information, including the creation and maintenance of electronic databases.

About us:

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people standing up for human rights. We are independent and impartial and our campaigning is based on accurate and timely research. Our movement comprises more than seven million people in more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights. Each one of us is outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world – and together we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity.

Closing date: 25th October 2015

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Location: 
Johannesburg

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