Institute for War & Peace Reporting is hiring a
Location: Ukraine (preferred)
Status: Part time basis (initial contract until 31st March, 2023)
Founded in 1991 to support local activists and journalists in the collapsing Yugoslavia who stood against rising intolerance and hate speech, IWPR has grown into an independent not-for-profit organisation that works with media and civil society to promote positive change in closed, in conflict and in transitioning societies worldwide. From home offices in the United States and The Netherlands, and our global headquarters in London, we work on the ground in more than two dozen of the world’s most challenging environments. IWPR has operated in Ukraine since 2015, under initiatives supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Commission.
The successful applicant will assist with administration and general operations support under IWPR’s ongoing Ukraine Voices initiative, which strengthens the capacity of Ukrainian journalists to safely, effectively and professionally report from the frontlines, increasing audiences’ access to balanced independent information, and provides updates and analysis on judicial processes connected to war crimes. Ukraine Voices is currently supported by the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO).
Reporting to the Ukraine Voices Project Manager, the Project Administrator will provide assistance in a range of administrative and operational tasks, ensuring key processes are correctly followed and documented around matters including financial management, procurement, general administration and security. The Project Administrator will deliver all tasks in line with IWPR’s policies and procedures and FCDO requirements, and ensure financial and project activities are delivered and reported on as per donor and client requirements.
The successful applicant may be expected to work on additional smaller IWPR initiatives in Ukraine as and when required, including in the areas of media and CSO development.
The successful candidate will have:
Principals only. No calls please. Only those who have been considered for an interview will be contacted. IWPR is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, veteran status or pregnancy and maternity. IWPR will never ask for payment for recruitment.
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the incumbent is expected to perform, but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included in this job description. We reserve the right to revise job descriptions at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities. Staff will be informed of any changes to their job responsibilities.