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Project Coordinator–MENA (Yemen Projects)

Internews is seeking a candidate for the position of the Project Coordinator who will provide 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. Ideal candidate is a flexible, highly motivated individual with at least two years of experience working on media projects.

Day-to-day tasks:
  • 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:
Required:
  • Excellent written and spoken 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 the Microsoft Office suite
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for proactively addressing problems
  • Great interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team, including remotely
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time and workload
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Yemen context
  • Highly motivated, resourceful, flexible with a 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

This is a remote-based position. Preference will be given to candidates based in Tunisia; however, all remote candidates will be considered. The candidate must have work authorization in the current location that does not require sponsorship from Internews. Additionally, there are locations in which Internews is not able to support fully remote work. 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.

To apply, please click here.

Status: Open

Type:
  • Employment

Organisation: Internews Network

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Remote

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