Programme Assistant at Justice for Colombia

About the Job: 

The role of the Programme Assistant will be to provide general support to ensure the effective operation of the organisation. The Programme Assistant will carry out tasks across all the different areas of work and whilst the majority of the work will be administrative there is also a significant part of the work which will require political nous and strong communication skills. The Programme Assistant will have responsibility for managing her/his tasks whilst also responding to requests from the Director and working in a team with the other members of staff. The role is predominantly office based, but there will also be a requirement to travel and for overnight stays.

About you:        

The Programme Assistant will have a commitment to the issues of human rights and social justice, speak fluent Spanish, have an understanding of the situation in Colombia and of the work of a political campaign organisation. They will be proactive, have strong organisational and communication skills, and an ability to operate in a political environment. The Programme Assistant will be comfortable managing a number of administrative and logistical tasks, have strong computer skills, and be a problem solver. 

Further information: 

Further details can be downloaded from the link below.  

How to Apply:

Send a CV and covering letter including two contacts for reference explaining how you meet the selection criteria addressed to Mariela Kohon (no more than two pages for each) to [email protected] with ‘Programme Assistant’ in the subject title.

Please include how you heard about the job.

Closing date for applications 8th October with post beginning 16th November. A full job description is available on request. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified by October 20th.

If you have any further questions about the job or your application please call 02073242490.

Job title: Programme Assistant

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Contract: Full time (initially for six months with possibility to become permanent)

Closing date: 8 October 2015