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Posting Title:Programme Funding Officer
Job Location: London, United Kingdom
Skill Required: Project/ Programme Management,
Preferred Experience: 0-3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 31th Aug, 2022

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Jobs Descriptions:

Programme Funding Officer will be coordinating the project management of the income from three of Amnesty International’s charitable trusts. These are Amnesty UK, Amnesty Canada, and Amnesty International Secretariat. A key aspect of the role will be working with various program teams to ensure allocated funds are being spent on selected projects and to track and report on any projects that deviate from their original purpose. You will often be working towards tight deadlines and reporting to multiple teams.

About You:

You are keen to bring your skills and enthusiasm to a new role, you are organized but adaptable, and you enjoy budgeting, writing, and creating engaging reporting. You are relational and able to work across multiple teams at all levels. You are passionate about human rights. You are excited about supporting the work of Amnesty International’s fundraising and program teams.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To advise and support the Finance and Global Strategy and Impact teams in the selection process of assessment grant projects for AIUK, AI Canada, and AIC.
  • To manage assessment income grants that fund projects across the IS from Amnesty UK, Amnesty Canada, and the International Secretariat charitable trusts. Supporting all aspects of grant management related to projects funded through these grants, coordinating with program staff, GSIP, and International Finance
  • To work with the International Secretariat teams that are funded through these grants to provide regular reporting to Trustees and senior leadership capturing project progress, lessons learned, and impact
  • To work with the International Finance team preparing relevant financial reports for the Trustees and IS senior leadership, ensuring accountability to donors.

Skills And Experience:

  • Proven work experience as Programme Officer, Project Coordinator, or similar role.
  • Excellent written communication skills and report writing skills, with a proven ability to explain complex issues clearly for internal and external audiences including donors.
  • Good attention to detail; highly numerate with the ability to review budgets and financial reports.
  • Knowledge of supporting large-scale restricted programs of work, for example with international trusts, foundations, institutional sources, major donors, and individual giving.
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team, delivering on clear goals, coordinating work with colleagues, and providing advice to other members of the team when required.

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.

Benefits include 37 days of annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), a pension scheme, an employee assistance program, 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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