Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace.  We currently have two vacancies and one opening on the Board of Trustees. 

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  • Global Campaign Coordinator
  • East and Central Africa Programme Officer 
  • Office Assistant 
  • Board Vacancy - Treasurer 

Global Campaign Coordinator

Conciliation Reasources is a part of a consortium of peacebuilding organisations working with, amongst others, International Alert. International Alert is looking for an experienced, dynamic and motivated individual to plan, shape and fundraise for a global multi-year campaign to foster greater political and public support for peacebuilding.

This campaign is being backed by a number of the world’s leading peacebuilding organisations and the positon holder will have a unique access to senior decision-makers across the consortium.

The details of the role can be found on Internation Alert's website: www.international-alert.org/jobs

East and Central Africa Programme Officer 

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £28,483.44 plus 9% pension contribution
  • Fixed term contract for 12 months
  • 25 days annual leave per annum and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 5pm (UK Time) 30 June 2017
  • Interviews: w/c 10 July 2017

We are seeking an East and Central Africa Programme Officer to join our East and Central Africa Team, which also comprises the Programme Director, Projects Manager, Project Manager (based in Dungu, DRC) and a Programme Officer (based in Bangui, Central African Republic).

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Support programme management, partner liaison
  • Play a leading role in managing the logistics of programme events.
  • Play a supporting role in project-wide financial administration and information management.
  • Work closely with the programme to assist and oversee their achievement of agreed outputs and submitting timely and accurate narrative and financial reports.

The role involves working across all teams, exchanging information and resolving queries with the various teams within Conciliation Resources.

The ideal candidate will have experience in working within a project or programme support role, working at a distance with partner organisations or clients. They should also have logistical support and event management experience, as well as financial administration experience. This is a role that requires excellent English and French language skills both spoken and written. 

Downloads for this post: Job Description/Applicant Information Form/Applicant Statement Form

Office Assistant 

  • Office Assistant
  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £19,013.00plus 9% pension contribution
  • Fixed term contract for 12 months
  • 25 days annual leave per annum and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 5pm (UK Time) 30 June 2017
  • Interviews: w/c 3 July 2017

We are seeking a bright and enthusiastic Office Assistant to join our Core and Operations Team.

The main purpose of the role is to:

  •  Act as a support to the Office Manager in relation to HR administration and recruitment support
  • Complete the necessary day to day tasks required to keep the office running smoothly
  • Assist the IT department with routine tasks
  • Be responsible for reception and all front of house duties
  • Take an active role in maintenance of the office common areas and health and safety

This role is crucial to ensuring the running of the office and supporting the Core and Operations team in its broader goals. The ideal candidate will have experience working in some form of administrative support, a reception based role or similar. You should be able to demonstrate good customer service skills, have generalist knowledge of IT and Microsoft Office and be able and willing to act on your initiative demonstrating a high level of common sense and willingness.  

Downloads for this post: Job Description/Applicant Information Form/Applicant Statement Form

Board Vacancy - Treasurer 

Conciliation Resources is currently seeking a new Treasurer to replace the current Treasurer who is moving on to a senior position in another organisation. To fulfil the role effectively, it is expected that the time requirement for the Treasurer will be about 14 days per year comprised of four Board meetings (one of which can be extended to include a Retreat) plus preparation time, regular contact with the Chief Operating Officer, and / or Senior Finance Manager, and participation in other meetings and events. The term of office is three years and the maximum number of consecutive terms is two.

Applicants should demonstrate the following knowledge, experience and skills

  • Experience of working in a senior financial position.
  • Having knowledge, experience and understanding of charity accounts and periodic management and financial information.
  • An interest in the work of Conciliation Resources.
  • Experience of working constructively with a Chief Operating Officer (or equivalent), other members of an executive team and colleagues on a Board.
  • Have experience of supporting Board members through periods of change.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills being able to engage with all staff in the Finance team as well as colleagues on the Board.
  • Proven financial skills combined with a high degree of numeracy.
  • Confident and diplomatic leadership skills.
  • Personal integrity – sharing Conciliation Resources’ values.
  • Incisive and insightful thinker able to contribute to the organisation’s strategic and creative thinking.
  • Good communication and listening skills.
  • Collaborative, inclusive and persuasive.

Please see the full role description linked below for further details of the role, including how to apply. 

Downloads for this post: Role Description/2016 Accounts 

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