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Program Manager - Access to Justice

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World Justice Project
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Washington, DC
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Published 29 days ago

The World Justice Project's (WJP) global research team is seeking a Program Manager to contribute to its research on civil justice issues, with a specific focus on technology-based justice services. The Program Manager will report directly to the Director for Access to Justice Research, working with the Director and the team at large to conduct landscape assessments, develop analytical frameworks, and organize consultations with external contacts. The position will be based in the WJP's Washington, DC, office, with the option for remote work in accordance with the organization's COVID-19 policy.

Essential duties and responsibilities: The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage research and analysis activities in support of the team's portfolio focused on access to justice and technology, including coordinating literature reviews, consultations, and peer review processes.
  • Contribute to research and proposal writing required to develop new lines of global research on access to justice and other relevant themes such as technology, environment, migration, and poverty.
  • Provide research, writing, and logistical expertise for the WJP's participation in inter-organizational research initiatives pertaining to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), access to justice, and environmental governance.
  • Support the data analysis, writing, design, and production of other WJP research products as needed.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • Approximately 5 years of relevant professional experience managing research projects related to topics of governance, civil justice, and the rule of law.
  • Graduate degree in International Affairs, International Development, Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, or another relevant field.
  • Experience with program management, including project planning, budgeting, team management, and grant reporting.
  • Superior research skills, sound analytical skills, and excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, particularly survey-based research.
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and Stata are preferred; skills in NVivo, R, other statistical software, and survey software platforms are a plus.
  • Fluency in English required. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and interact with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to be flexible, work independently, and collaborate with team members.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong decision-making ability.
  • Commitment to the WJP's mission and principles (www.worldjusticeproject.org).
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.


How to Apply: The World Justice Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. To apply, please go to https://worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs/. Please include the following documents (in one PDF file) along with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (5 pages max)
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

All applicant materials should be submitted in English. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position will remain open until filled. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are only able to follow up directly with candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls please.




The World Justice Project's (WJP) global research team is seeking a Program Manager to contribute to its research on civil justice issues, with a specific focus on technology-based justice services. The Program Manager will report directly…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    November 20, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Location

On-site
1025 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

How to Apply

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https://Worldjusticeproject.isolvedhire.com/jobs/353660-105167.html

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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