Current Vacancies at PRI
Project Manager (progressive abolition of the death penalty and implementation of humane alternative sanctions after a moratorium of abolition)
PRI is looking for an experienced, diplomatic and motivated individual to play a key role in coordinating the organisation’s work towards the abolition of the death penalty within a project co-funded by the European Union until the end of November 2014.
The post requires solid project management and coordination skills, including the ability to manage budgets, to conceptualise and draft funding applications. The post-holder should have a background in human rights and criminal justice, preferably with a solid background in the area of death penalty abolition and humane alternative sanctions; experience within an international framework; research and analytical skills; excellent writing and presentation skills as well as political sensitivity and communication skills. Fluent written and spoken English are a requirement, Arabic or Russian language skills desirable.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of project activities, including advocacy at national, regional and inter-governmental level, research, publications and public events. He/she will manage the project’s budget and have a role in applications for match funding and a possible continuation of the project. He/she will work closely with PRI’s regional offices in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East, and with PRI’s partner organisation in East Africa. The post-holder will collaborate with a range of actors in the abolition and penal reform movement worldwide and represent PRI in the World Coalition against the Death Penalty. Based primarily in PRI’s London head office, the post involves travel and requires the holder to have the right to work in the UK for the full term of the project.
This post is a fixed-term contract, until the end of November 2014, with the possibility of extension. The salary for the post is £35,175.
Please send your completed application form to email@example.com by 24 May 2013 (5pm GMT). Shortlisted candidates will be notified on 29 May and scheduled for an interview with a panel of three, including a short test, on 3 or 4 June 2013. Final notification to applicants will be by 10 June.
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