Project coordinator-Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Project. Part-Time Job

HuMENA for Human Rights and Civic Engagement


About HuMENA

Founded in 2018 on a fundamental commitment to human rights, HuMENA for Human Rights and Civic Engagement seeks to achieve a greater MENA citizens engagement in the policymaking process. HuMENA is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges the MENA to live up to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Law.

HuMENA for Human Rights and Civic Engagement is a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization registered and based in Brussels, with offices in the MENA region.

General objectives

A Project team will be based in Beirut to implement the Freedom of Peaceful Assembly project. They will work smoothly with relevant partners in order to reach the following result:

  • Activities are implemented in line with the logical framework and follow-up is ensured;

  • Circulation of information is fluid, both internally and externally;

  • Achievement of the results outlined in the project proposal in coordination with the experts to complete in a timely and successful manner deliverables.

  • Short-term experts will contribute to the project on an ad-hoc basis, depending on needs expressed by project partners and activities to be implemented.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • The Project Coordinator will be the “bridge” between the Project’s team and the management team.

  • He/she/they is responsible for the smooth daily functioning of the project’s office.

  • He/she/they contributes to the development of the project strategy and ensures that the work plan of activities proposed by the long term experts is consistent with the project strategy.

  • He/she/they is in charge of consolidating the project progress report, to be then submitted to the senior programs manager.

  • He/she/they will support the team of experts in planning and budgeting activities and will ensure the follow-up and coordination of activities.

  • He/she/they is also responsible for ensuring the project’ compliance with the donor’s requirements.

Key requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in social development, social sciences, international relations, or a related field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English & Arabic; no exception.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar related job.
  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.
  • Knowledge of key human rights trends in the region and their impact on human rights defenders and their activism.
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people from different cultures, backgrounds, and experiences, with empathy and clear boundaries.

How to apply

The closing deadline for applications is on 10 November 2021, 5 pm Brussels time. Interested candidates should email their application to ([email protected]) with the name of the vacancy in the email subject.

Your application should comprise of:

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements

  • A covering note of not more than 1 page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

At HuMENA, we are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and value a diverse workforce. HuMENA’s policy is to practice fair and non-discriminatory recruitment and selection procedures and strive for international and multicultural personnel. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or sex characteristics.

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