Project Coordinator (Alternatives to Imprisonment – EXTRA Project)
Full-time fixed-term contract till 31 July 2016
Penal Reform International (PRI) is a leading international not-for-profit non-governmental organisation (NGO) committed to promoting and implementing penal reform worldwide.
Thanks to a recently awarded two-year grant from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) we are now looking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual with a background in international human rights and criminal justice to coordinate the Excellence in Training on Rehabilitation in Africa (EXTRA) project. The project aims to strengthen community-based alternatives to imprisonment through testing a model of delivery of Community Service Orders (CSOs) in three countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
The successful candidate will be an excellent project manager with strong communication skills, able to manage budgets, ensure key targets are met, produce progress reports and monitor/evaluate project outcomes.
The post-holder will be based at PRI’s head office in London and will work closely with the government departments responsible for CSOs in the region, the research institutions and PRI’s project consultant.
Salary: £35,527 pa
Location: London with some international travel
Benefits: contributory pension, 25 days’ annual leave plus office closed during Christmas holidays
Closing date: 5pm on 13 August 2014
Interviews: week of 18 August 2014
For the full job description, person spec and application form, please visit our website: www.penalreform.org.
To apply for this post, please email your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please save your application in the format Name_EXTRA_Coordinator_Date. Please do not send unnamed applications. CVs will not be considered.
PRI values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith or gender.
All interested applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK for the full duration of the project.
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.