Justice for Colombia is hiring an Administrative Officer!
About the Job:
The aim of this role will be to provide administrative support to the overall work of Justice for Colombia. The Administrative Officer will report to the Director and will be responsible for ongoing administration of the JFC membership system and financial and administrative tasks which includes working with a database and Microsoft Office programs. They will also be responsible for a series of ad-hoc tasks which will require fluency in both English and Spanish. They will be responsible for managing their workload and prioritising work as appropriate.
The Administrative Officer will have strong computer and internet skills and be confident making arrangements and enquiries over the telephone. They will be highly organised in terms of digital and hard-copy files and in terms of managing a workload with varying deadlines. They will be a problem solver, assured working with numbers and with a confidence in both written and spoken English and Spanish.
About Justice for Colombia:
JFC was set up in 2002 by the British trade union movement to highlight and campaign against the human rights crisis in Colombia and support Colombian civil society in its struggle for human rights, labour rights, peace and social justice. All JFC work is carried out in response to the demands of our partners in Colombia.
JFC promotes links of solidarity between British and Irish trade unions and organisations in Colombia and gives a political voice internationally to Colombian civil society through our work in the British, Scottish, Irish and EU Parliaments.
JFC focuses its work on numerous campaigns depending on the needs of our Colombian partners. These include campaigns to protect social activists, stop abuses against trade unionists and build support for peace. We also facilitate funding for projects on the ground to directly support Colombian activists.
JFC has a small team of staff based in London who manage the day-to-day activities. Our Governing Committee, which decides what campaigns and projects we will prioritise, is made up of prominent trade union leaders and labour lawyers. JFC also works closely with Parliamentary Friends of Colombia, a multi-party group of over sixty MPs.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.