Brussels, 26 June 2018

Protection International is calling for candidates to apply for the position of Programme Coordinator for Latin America.  The post-holder is part of a team of four person composed by three Programme Coordinators and the Head of the Unit. S/he reports directly to the Head of Programme Coordination. S/he works from PI’s head office in Brussels with occasional travel overseas.

Main responsabilities:

  • Serve as focal point for communication between head office and Protection Desks and ensure effective flows of information to/from PI thematic units;
  • Ensure the development & implementation of programmes reflecting the spirit of PI's mission and with due participation of Protection Desks , partners and HO;
  • Lead fundraising efforts and develop tailored fundraising plans for PI/partners in the regions and globally;
  • Managing grants (including reporting to donors) and monitoring budget of the co-operations in coordination with PI Finance & Administration Unit;
  • Contribute to knowledge management efforts across the organisation;
  • Support PI annual strategic planning process by overseeing the country planning process and follow up;
  • Receive and follow up on reports and evaluations carried out by the Protection Desks ;
  • Implement and strengthen PI’s monitoring and evaluation systems;
  • Ensure that security plan are in place for the Protection Desks ;
  • Contribute to the elaboration and implementation of advocacy and research activities;
  • Provide general support on operations, if necessary by addressing main legal, administrative, and major logistical requests; 
  • Contribute to re-granting processes to local partners;
  • Support the unit according to specific requirements. 


The offer:  One year (renewable) contract, governed by Belgian law. 38 hrs/week under flexible arrangement. Candidates need to qualify for a work-permit in Belgium.

Start date: 1st September

To apply for the position send your resume, cover letter and names and contact details of 3 references before 11 July 2018 to the following email: making mention of ‘Programme coordinator_LA’ in the subject line.

Please also include your name in the file name of your application documents, e.g. John_Smith_CV.doc & John_Smith_CoverLetter.doc. 

Do not attach any certificates or references letters at this stage of the recruitment process.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  

Interviews planned for 16-20 July. Desired start date: 3 September 2018  

PI promotes gender equality and strongly encourages female applicants to apply for this position.

Further information about the terms of the job position in the document below

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