Project Coordinator, Yemen

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website Internews

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

The Project Coordinator provides administrative and technical support to Internews’ projects in Yemen under the supervision of the London-based Project Director and in close collaboration with the MENA department based across several time zones. The Project Coordinator will be expected to perform a variety of administrative and programmatic tasks related to logistics, procurement, research and project progress. Our ideal candidate is a flexible, highly motivated individual with at least two years of experience working on media projects.

LOGISTICS

This is a remote-based position. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable knowledge of the Yemen context, and to candidates based in the MENA region; however, all remote candidates will be considered. You must have work authorization in your current location that does not require sponsorship from Internews. Additionally, there are locations in which Internews is not able to support fully remote work.

Wherever possible, we work to try to find solutions for international hiring that work for both the company and the candidate. This means that some of the particulars around the offer for a role will be dependent on several factors, and that the benefits and salary structure that apply to a position will be based upon the candidate’s location and where the role is hired.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.

This is a limited duration position, with an expected end date in May 2023.

OUR COMMITMENT TO FOSTERING A CULTURE OF BELONGING

We are an organization of dynamic, mission-driven individuals who are passionate about our core values and about supporting positive change in the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovation and flexibility. We believe that diverse teams are strong teams and work to support an ethic of belonging, dignity, and justice for all people. Our current team includes a mix of genders, parents and non-parents, and people of multiple races, nationalities, ages, sexual orientations and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are an EEO employer and encourage candidates of all races, genders, ages, orientations, ethnicities, and national origins to apply, and welcome those with alternative backgrounds and experiences.

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS will include:

  • Coordinate within project team and between external partners on project activities.
  • Organize meetings and assist with logistics for events, including booking flights and hotel reservations, small procurements, setting agendas, etc.
  • Assist in reviewing partners’ and external consultants’ deliverables.
  • Collect project documentation and data for donor reporting.
  • Prepare partners and suppliers contracts and sub-grant agreements.
  • Translate of internal and partner documents such as contracts from Arabic to English and English to Arabic when needed.
  • Complete any necessary administrative tasks when required, including communications and research.
  • In all duties, demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to upholding Internews’ Core Values.

QUALIFICATIONS WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Required

  • Excellent written and speaking Arabic and English
  • Relevant degree in Media, International Relations, or a closely related discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant, hands-on media project experience
  • Experience managing budgets and donor compliance 
  • Strong interest in media, development, and civil society
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, with fluency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for proactively address problems
  • Great interpersonal skills with ability to work independently and as part of a team, including remotely
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time and workload
  • Highly motivated, resourceful, flexible with strong work ethic and desire to learn

Preferred

Note: Candidates who do not have these preferred qualifications, but who are interested and willing to learn, are encouraged to apply.

  • Interest in technology
  • Proficiency using online collaboration and security tools like Google Drive, PGP encryption, VPNs  (Google Drive, PGP, VPNs)

 

This position is being offered and hired by Internews Network. Benefits will be consistent with Internews Network’s offerings and will be reviewed during the hiring process. Additional information can be found on our About Working for Internews page.

Internews Network is an EEO/AAP/OFCCP employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. Internews does not discriminate based on race, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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