Role: Restricted Programmes Business Partner (18 Month Fixed Term Contract)
For the past 50 years Amnesty International has brought people together to fight for human rights. The Finance department of the International Secretariat (IS) is accountable for €315m of annual global funds raised for human rights work across the world. The IS Finance team is predominantly based in London, but we have colleagues in many offices around the world. Globally, the IS Finance team has a responsibility to help maximise the effectiveness of our funding to further the cause of improving global human rights. The International Finance Team is responsible for developing financial expertise across the AI movement, grant accounting consolidating financial information of the IS and its 70 national entities, ensuring effective planning, control and monitoring of global income and supporting global resource allocation decision making.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
You will be working in the International Finance Team to provide high quality and comprehensive programme finance support to stakeholders. You will need to develop excellent relationships with fundraising teams and programme staff, and through effective business partnering will ensure finance and non-finance staff are empowered to manage, support and grow the portfolio of restricted income and expenditure.
You will be a finance professional with a chartered accountancy qualification (or have significant relevant experience) and experience in proposal development and all aspects of restricted programme financial management. You will have excellent written and verbal communication and influencing skills, including presentation skills, with people of different teams (in particular non-finance teams), levels, and countries. You will have strong project management skills and be able to deliver quality information to deadlines. You will have experience using finance systems, and have intermediate/advanced Excel skills.
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Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have:
- more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward our fight for rights
- more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice
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.
Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.
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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.
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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.