DEVELOPMENT & PROGRAMMING
The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) is a worldwide network of judges and lawyers united in affirming international law and rule of law principles that advance human rights.
The ICJ's International Secretariat is based in Geneva, with offices in Bangkok, Yangon, Kathmandu, Brussels, Johannesburg, Harare, Tunis, and Guatemala City, and currently
employs approximately 100 staff, long-term consultants and interns. The ICJ has grown significantly over the past decade, with a diverse base of institutional and government funders and a healthy budget.
The ICJ is now recruiting a full-time Director to lead the Development and Programming team in order to ensure the organization's sustainable growth and compliance with programming commitments. The Director will perform a vital function and help implement and further develop a strategy for an organization at the heart of the global struggle in defence of the rule of law and human rights.
The ideal candidate is, or has been working for ten years in the fundraising department of an international entity, and at least for three years at the senior management level. S/he has a solid background in programme and project development and has excellent management and verbal, writing and editing communication skills.
The position's location is flexible and can be agreed with the Secretary General, though for practical considerations Western Europe is preferable.
Under the Secretary-General's supervision, the Director of Development and Programming is directly in charge of a team responsible for institutional fundraising, grant management and programme management and also supports and advises ICJ programme managers. The Director has the following key duties:
The successful candidate will have:
Education & Experience
The ICJ is an equal opportunities employer and we strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
APPLICATIONS close on 10 June 2019 and should be addressed with your resume, a cover letter and the names and contact details of at least two referees to:
Ref: Director of Development and Programming
By email: email@example.com
Or by post: International Commission of Jurists, P.O. Box 91, 1211 Geneva 8, Switzerland
Please appreciate that due to the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We cannot answer phone enquiries. Thank you for your understanding.