sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Capacity Development Assistant will play a pivotal role in providing effective programmatic and administrative support to the Capacity Development (CD) team’s programs and initiatives. The primary function of the role will be to support with NRGI’s global courses, regional knowledge hubs and fellowships, for which some limited local and international travel may be required. Support will take the form of administrative assistance, in addition to performing support functions, including but not limited to, support to: managing logistics, developing communications materials, gathering and analyzing monitoring and evaluation data, grant processing, financial management and narrative reporting. Additional functions may include supporting the Capacity Development team’s communications work and providing ad-hoc and generalist administrative assistance to the Capacity Development team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. NRGI may add, change, or remove essential and other duties at any time.
1) Support to Flagship Programs [Global Courses] (50%)
2) Support to other Capacity Development Programs (45%)
a. Support to Regional Knowledge Hubs (20%)
b. Support to Alumni Outreach (15%)
c. Support to Women Leaders in Extractives Fellowship (10%)
3) Other Tasks (5%)
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Essential functions are typically performed in an office setting with a low level of noise. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Education / Experience|
|University degree in a related field - e.g. development studies, political science, law, economics, sociology||•|
|Demonstrable relevant work experience - e.g. in development programming, events or short courses||•|
|Experience of working on, or interest in, resource governance and transparency||•|
|Experience working in partnership with higher education institutions||•|
|Experience of working on and producing media and communications materials||•|
|Experience or knowledge of working with programme cycle management and/or Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning systems and approaches||•|
|Experience of working with programme beneficiaries||•|
|Excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Office (or equivalent packages)||•|
|Excellent grasp of a range of administrative skills, including logistics and information management||•|
|Engaging writing and presentation skills: able to communicate well with diverse audiences||•|
|Strong analytical skills: able to source and interpret complex information for research and programme management purposes||•|
|Fluency in English||•|
|An ability to work in NRGI’s commonly used foreign languages (French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian)||•|
|Highly organised, pro-active with attention to detail: able to work calmly under pressure, to manage competing priorities in own workload and to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced work environment||•|
|Collegiate in approach: works well as part of a team, able to collaborate but possesses the initiative to take the lead on discrete tasks||•|
|Willingness to take on and execute routine tasks to a high standard||•|
|Strong diplomacy and interpersonal skills: an ability to interact professionally with multiple external stakeholders in international environments||•|
|Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people with diverse backgrounds throughout a complex organization||•|
|Willingness to undertake work-related travel to U.K. and international locations||•|
|Job title:||Program Assistant, Capacity Development|
|Report to:||Capacity Development Officer (line manager)|
|Post Type:||Part-time (3 days per week, days flexible)|
|Salary:||Commensurate with experience|
|Contract Type:||1-year contract|
To Apply: Please send a cover letter, CV/resume, and salary range to firstname.lastname@example.org Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Please include in subject line: NRGI/ Governance Associate.
All candidates will be asked to confirm their right to work in the U.K. and to provide documentary evidence of their status at the interview stage.
Last updated by GOXI Dec 19, 2016.