sharing in governance of extractive industries

Vacancy: Global Initiatives and Impact Assistant - EITI

Job Description

Job Title: Global Initiatives and Impact Assistant - EITI

Reports to: Global Initiatives and Impact Coordinator
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Part time (3 days a week)
Salary: Competitive, with attractive benefits package

Location: London preferable but some flexibility

Apply by: 1st December 2017 (with a CV and cover letter)

Probation period: 6 months

Purpose of the role

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) is a global network of civil society organisations that are united in their call for an open and accountable extractive industry so that the revenues generated by oil, gas and mining operations help improve the lives of citizens in resource-rich countries. PWYP promotes the  disclosure of information about extractive industry revenues, contracts and government budgets. Since its establishment in 2002, the global network has grown to over 700 member organisations across the world including human rights, development, environmental and faith-based groups.

The global PWYP coalition is supported by an international Secretariat, headquartered in London with presence in regions relevant for our membership. Currently expanding, we are looking for a talented and highly motivated professional who embraces our mission and is a team player to support the newly created Global Initiatives and Impact team in coordinating the global coalition’s engagement in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is a global reporting standard which promotes transparency and accountability in the extractive sector. It was founded partly in response to PWYP campaigning. For more information please visit www.eiti.org

As Global Initiatives and Impact assistant, you will be responsible for planning and organising successful, cost-effective events, providing administrative and logistical support to colleagues and EITI international board members, liaising with EITI stakeholders and contributing to internal knowledge management in order for PWYP members to gain full advantage of the EITI. This will involve some international travel.



  • Study in a relevant field

Technical Experience & Knowledge

  • 2-3 years professional experience working in civil society with a particular focus on capacity building programmes

  • Familiarity with the global extractive industry transparency movement an advantage

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to engage with a wide range of players

  • Proven organisational skills and ability to work under pressure; autonomy but willingness to work as part of a decentralised team and ability to proactively share relevant information with team members

  • Fluency in English is required (written and spoken) as well as one of the other working languages of the PWYP Secretariat (Russian, French, Arabic, Spanish)

  • Willingness to travel up to 30%

  • Proficiency in Office Suites and Google Apps

To apply, please visit: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/publish-what-you-pay/global-initi...;

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