Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace.  We have one vacancy at present. 

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  • Finance Director 
  • Editorial and Research Manager 

Finance Director

  • Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • Salary: £51,016.84
  • Contract: Perm
  • 25 days annual leave and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 09.00 am (UK Time) 12 November 2018
  • Interviews: 16 November 2018

We are currently seeking an experienced, motivated and unflappable Finance Director to lead our fast paced and hardworking finance team. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to oversee and manage all aspects of the organisations financial management with a budget of over £7 million and operations in over 10 countries, whilst also motivating, managing and developing the team.

The role leads on the following areas of responsibility, for full details please refer to the job description.  

  • Finance Systems
  • Audit
  • Financial Management
  • Budgeting and proposal support 
  • Filing, administration and internal communications
  • Team Management

The following knowledge and experience is essential

  • Professional (or progress towards) qualification in accounting.
  • Knowledge of SORP accounting standards for charity accounts.
  • Experience of using and improving organisational use of accounting software such as Access.
  • Experience of working with and developing financial accounting procedures.
  • Experience of leading the preparation of all aspects of statutory and management accounts especially for a charity or voluntary organisation through to accounts production.
  • Experience of preparing project budgets and using cost recovery models.
  • Experience of successfully managing a small team.
  • Experience of handling all aspects of VAT within an organisation.

Applicants for this role must have the right to work in the UK.

Downloads for this post Job Description/Applicant information form/Supporting statement form

Editorial and Research Manager 

  • Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • Salary: £41,872.31
  • Contract: Perm
  • 25 days annual leave and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 09.00 am (UK Time) 31 October 2018
  • Interviews: W/C 12 November 2018

We are seeking a diligent and experienced Editorial and Research Manager to join our Accord Policy and Practice Team (APP) The APP team works across the organisation seeking to enhance the linkages between the various areas of work and helping to ensure that our thematic work draws on our expertise on peacebuilding as well as being rooted in the practical experience of our regional programmes.

The role encompasses the following areas of responsibility, for full details please refer to the job description.  

  • Research, design, planning and reporting
  • Accord editorial management
  • Research project management
  • Research and uptake communications
  • Quality control, research risk management and ethics

The following knowledge and experience is essential

  • Thorough understanding of conflict resolution theory and peace processes
  • Knowledge of research ethics, methodologies and risk management strategies appropriate for conflict contexts
  • Understanding of gender and gender-sensitivity in research
  • Understanding of learning concepts and processes, including comparative learning
  • Academic qualification, preferably to post-graduate level or local equivalent or equivalent by experience, in a relevant field such as international relations, conflict resolution, human rights or development studies
  • Awareness of relevant actors, policies and policy developments in the conflict resolution and peacebuilding field (UK, EU and/or UN, NGOs and governments).
  • Editorial management preferably in a relevant field, including commissioning, editing for substance, accuracy and style, managing large editorial processes, and working with a range of authors
  • Research management on significant projects with multiple partners
  • Project management, including budgetary management and managing staff and volunteers
  • Developing and communicating policy messages orally and on paper, and representing organisations including at high level
  • Monitoring and evaluating impact of research and advocacy

Applicants for this role must have the right to work in the UK.

Downloads for this post Job Description/Applicant information form/Supporting statement form