Mexico (On-site)
Up to £43504.61 per annum
Contract
Job description

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a project coordinator, you will coordinate a large project for the protection of Venezuelan refugees, with a specific focus on women, girls and LGBTQI+ people. You will support in the development and implementation research and campaigning strategies in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, and at the regional level. You will work in a multicultural environment, engaging with Amnesty International staff and members all over the world, as well as representing Amnesty International to international, regional and national human rights organizations and movements.

This is an exciting role where you'll have an opportunity to make a difference by supporting innovative research and campaign tactics and techniques and identifying and fostering opportunities for partnership and collaboration with other social and human rights movements and communities.

JOB PURPOSE

Coordinate and oversee the operational planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the second and last year of the project 'No Place for Abuse: Welcome Venezuela,' a two-year project implemented in partnership with UNHCR and funded by the Swedish Postcode Lottery. The overall objective of the project is that Venezuelan refugee and migrant women and girls, and LGBTQI+ people, are better protected from sexual and gender-based violence and discrimination in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Chile. In close collaboration with Amnesty International Peru, Amnesty International Venezuela and UNHCR country and regional teams, the post holder's main responsibility will be to coordinate, organize, oversee and guarantee the implementation and execution of all project activities at the national (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Chile) and regional levels, and taking the lead in planning, monitoring and reporting on consolidated information from all countries involved. A key responsibility will be ensuring compliance with the requirements set out in the Grant Agreement with the donor.

ABOUT YOU

You will have a passion for human rights work in the Americas, especially for the rights of refugees, and well-honed project management skills. You will be familiar with civil society actors working to protect refugees, especially women, girls and LGTBQI+ individuals, in the region. Thanks to similar experience in a similar professional environment, you'll have no problem prioritising and coordinating multiple priorities with minimal supervision and working remotely.

You'll show agility and resilience when dealing with change. You will have the financial awareness to produce accurate budget reports and coordinate with different teams and stakeholders. You will be comfortable communicating with staff of all levels from different departments in our offices in Latin America and around the world.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategic Project Management
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • Finance, Administration and Reporting
  • Relationships and Engagement

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working in/leading on project management and project implementation in the human rights/international development/humanitarian sectors
  • Experience managing institutional grants and complex budgets
  • Experience in planning, monitoring, evaluation and accountability
  • Fluent written and spoken Spanish and English is essential.
  • Understanding of equal opportunities, cultural diversity, inclusion and gender issues as well as a commitment to apply relevant policies.
  • Experience addressing the human rights situation of people on the move, with a particular focus on the protection of women and LGBTI refugees, desirable.

More information can be found in the Job Description.

ABOUT US

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they're denied. And whether we're applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we're all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

This role is based in Mexico City, Mexico. Bogotá, Colombia or Lima, Perú could be considered.

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click 'Apply for this Role' below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let's get to work.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

This role may require the successful candidate to work with children or vulnerable adults. At offer stage, we may need to process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check as part of Amnesty's commitment to safer recruitment decisions.

More about Amnesty International, International Secretariat

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Posted on: 01 July 2022
Closed date: 18 July 2022 at 12:10
Job ref: 3429
Tags: Project Management