We are in an expansion phase, which has opened up many interesting job opportunities. Are you a service minded professional with working experience within human rights? Do you want to use your administrative skills to contribute to the work of Civil Rights Defenders? Then you might be the one we are looking for.
About the role
As Program Administrator you will work closely with the Department Director and EURASIA Programme Officers to manage the grants for the South Caucasus and Central Asia region.
Your main responsibility will be to give input and assess partners reporting and provide support in auditing as well as other programmatic support.
The Programme Administrator reports to the EURASIA Department Director.
The role offers great variety, including work tasks such as:
- Assisting in evaluating and reporting of the grant
- Assisting in tracking programme budgets
- Manage the administrative part of the grants
- Supporting the auditing process
- Maintain regular communication with the partners and give feedback on the grant’s management
- Overseeing the following office facilities: equipment, inventory, purchases and office cleanliness
- Procuring office equipment and services
- Managing logistics for seminars, workshops and project-organised public events including printing, facilities, trainee logistics, banners, signage etc.
- Liaising with government agencies on customs, visa, and other administrative issues
- Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Department Director and programme staff, and that are consistent with the duties of a project administrator.
As a person you easily adapt to changing circumstances and you see the possibilities in change. Although you like to plan, organise, and prioritize your work in an efficient way to keep time frames and deliver results according to organisational goals and quality standards.
Furthermore, you have the interest, willingness and ability to help others and strives to deliver solutions.
If you also tend to remain motivated and effective despite setbacks and have the interest and ability to collaborate with and relate to other people in a responsive and smooth way, we are sure that you will thrive in this role.
We assume that you share our values.
To be suitable for this position you have:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Finance
- At least one year of working experience with human rights
- Documented experience of work in the NGO sector, and/or advocacy work
- Experience in working with budgets, grants, audits and/or financial reporting
- Fluency in English, Georgian and Russian
- Strong IT skills, including good knowledge of Microsoft 365 (Teams, Outlook, Excel, PPT, Word
About the employment
This is a full-time permanent employment with 6 months probationary employment, starting in November 2022 or according to agreement. As an organisation, we strive for diversity and we see your background, experience, and personality as a contribution to the organisation. You will be based in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Please apply as soon as possible, as we recruit on an ongoing basis, but no later than October 11, 2022.
Civil Rights Defenders is a politically and religiously independent international human rights organisation. We defend people’s civil and political rights in some of the world’s most repressive regions. We partner with and support human rights defenders in more than 300 organisations in 50 countries on four continents. Together with our partners, we hold those in power accountable when people’s civil or political rights are violated. We also act as Sweden’s civil rights watchdog. Civil Rights Defenders has around 100 staff members working in various functions towards our vision - a world of democratic societies in which we all enjoy our civil and political rights. Our headquarter is located in Stockholm, and we have eight branch offices around the world. Learn more about our work at crd.org.