Programme Coordinator

Amnesty International

Cambridge, United Kingdom

To assist the Programme Director and the wider team with clerical administration, to provide a collaborative support service that enables the team to meet their objectives and ensures an efficient running of the Law and Policy programme. 

About You:

You will have relevant experience of administering and coordinating various tasks to multiple teams, such as budgeting, expensing and making travel arrangements. You will have excellent communication skills, and are able to lead efficient co-ordination of timely and accurate work loads, including periodic finance reports.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage financial processes and analysis, ensuring efficient financial management and administration of the Law and Policy programme, facilitating preparations of project budgets.
  • Lead on the coordination of project overviews, programme planning, budgeting and reporting. Report accurately on the performance of the programme. 
  • Lead on procurement of consultants, suppliers, and freelancers; and on all departmental purchasing including capital expenditure. 
  • Provide event organization/conference management and travel scheduling, including coordinating logistics for missions in compliance with security assessments, resolving any problems that are encountered with minimal support. 

Skills And Expereince:

  • Experience of administering and coordinating a large and diverse department or programme at a senior level. 
  • Experience of preparing and monitoring budgets (including project budgets), and an ability to identify budget problems and solve them. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and diplomatically in English – verbally and in writing, face to face and over the telephone.
  • Proven ability to manage conflicting priorities, under pressure and deal with several activities and demands at the same time. Proven ability to meet deadlines and work with changes at short notice.
  • Project management experience and training desirable.