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International Law Programme Coordinator

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International Law Programme, Chatham House
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Published 4 days ago

Description

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Our mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous, and just world. The Institute is unique, amongst think tanks, in having a dedicated law programme that researches critical issues such as the future of human rights, lessons for good governance, and the rules relating to cyberspace and digital technologies.

The International Law Programme is a dynamic and growing team. As a core member of the team, you will be involved in all aspects of project management and across our full portfolio of work. This role presents an exciting opportunity to build a wide skillset, develop a nuanced understanding of how we address international law issues with sensitivity to policy contexts, and influence the operations of a well-respected programme.

If you have a talent for project management, are a self-starter and are passionate about international law, we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer; we value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at HR@chathamhouse.org.


Key responsibilities

Project work and finance

  • Coordinate the execution of small projects within set timescales and budgets.
  • Participate in internal working groups and help to refine the programme's processes.
  • Work collaboratively with teams across the institute including finance, publications, communications and other research teams.
  • Update budgets, process invoices, maintain existing financial systems and manage project files.

Events

  • Assist with the development and organisation of meetings, roundtables, panel discussions and conferences.
  • Provide logistical support, such as booking catering, flights and hotels.
  • Provide on-the-day support during events to the team and external participants.
  • Prepare agendas, minutes and reports for events.

Communications

  • Participate in improving our social media strategy.
  • Develop new communications tools and channels.
  • Manage communication with our networks.

Publication support

  • Work closely with authors and editors on the timely delivery of substantive research outputs, including by coordinating the publications schedule.
  • Check references and plagiarism reports.
  • Assist with initial edits of publications.
  • Provide research support, when called upon.

Database management

  • Update and improve programme mailing lists, with a view to improving research impact.
  • Develop and supervise the team's use of the database, in line with GDPR rules, and run database training when necessary.

Requirements

Essential skills and experience

  • An interest in international law, human rights, or a related field.
  • Strong attention to detail and financial literacy.
  • Digital literacy and strong communication skills with experience of communications platforms, and Microsoft Office products.
  • Time-management skills and a proven track record of delivering multiple priorities to a high standard.
  • Problem-solving skills, initiative and drive.
  • An ability to engage with a broad range of partners.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of working in government, non-profit or international organisation sector.
  • Project experience, including drawing up and handling budgets.
  • Experience organising events.

Description

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Our mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous, and just world. The Institute is unique, amongst…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 9, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$38,387 - $42,500

Benefits

Benefits

Benefits include approximately 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and Chatham House closure days), enhanced pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance, enhanced maternity and paternity, and other benefits designed to suit your personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging, and intellectually stimulating environment.

Benefits

Benefits include approximately 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and Chatham House closure days), enhanced pension scheme, employee assistance…

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent

English - Fluent

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United Kingdom
Associated Location
10 Saint James's Square, London, England SW1Y 4LE, United Kingdom

How to Apply

Existing and unrestricted right to work in the UK is a requirement. Please note that we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role.

Salary: £28,000 - £31,000 (depending on experience).

Contract: Full-time, permanent.

Application process: To apply, submit your CV, Cover Letter and complete the application form. Please note, we will be asking long-listed candidates to participate in a short, written test.

Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. You are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible and no later than Monday 9 August 2021 at 10 am. Candidates will be advised of the status of their application within two weeks of the closing date.

Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in the week commencing 16 August 2021.

Existing and unrestricted right to work in the UK is a requirement. Please note that we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role.

Salary: £28,000 - £31,000 (depending on…

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