Greater Caribbean for Life – Project Manager
About Greater Caribbean for Life
GCL is an independent, not-for-profit civil society organisation, incorporated under the laws of Puerto Rico. GCL’s missions are:
– campaigning for and working towards the permanent abolition of the death penalty in the Greater Caribbean;
– supporting Caribbean abolitionist activists and organizations in the Greater Caribbean Region; and
– collaborating with the international abolitionist community.
About the Project
GCL has been awarded a project contract from the European Commission for three years (2018-2020). The overarching objective of the project is to create a platform for death penalty reform in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, leading to eventual abolition. Four main activities will be carried out to this end:
1. Creation of advocacy/education/awareness raising tools – e.g. research on elite attitudes to death penalty; policy briefings; fact sheets on the death penalty
2. Conducting education and awareness raising campaigns – e.g. coordinating a speaking and outreach tour and film screenings of death penalty films.
3. Advocacy – e.g. use of educational tools and expert information to carry out one-to-one dialogues with policy makers; contribute to the UPR process
4. Caribbean regional strategy meeting – a regional strategy meeting focusing on abolition of the death penalty.
– Position: Project Manager
– Reporting to: Chair Person of GCL
– Contract Duration: Three years (to project end- February 2021)
– Hours: 20 hours per week
– Salary : €10,800 per annum
– Location: Home based
– Start Date: Immediate
Description of Duties:
The Project Manager will carry out a number of activities under the direct supervision of GCL’s Chair, including:
– Plan, manage, coordinate, and implementing the strategies and activities of GCL as outlined in the project contract/description of activities;
– Ensure regular co-ordination, liaison, and follow-up with GCL Board members, GCL members, and the project partners;
– Financial management of GCL’s project budget and spend;
– Provide narrative and financial reports as required by the project contract and regularly reporting to the lead project organisation (The Death Penalty Project UK) on the progress of the project;
– Assist in GCL’s outreach and mobilisation, including, but not limited to:
* Production of project mobilisation and advocacy tools
* Logistical organisation and coordination of project events
– Maintain GCL’s websites, library and contact databases;
– Performing any other duties as may be assigned by GCL’s Board or Chair Person, as related to the project.
Experience and Qualifications
Highly organised and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent academic background, with law, human rights, social sciences degree preferable
Experience in working in a civil society organisation, highly preferable
Permission to live and work in Barbados or the Eastern Caribbean States, preferable.
To apply please send your completed CV and covering letter under the reference “Job Application- Project Manager” to“firstname.lastname@example.org”
Closing date: 29 June 2018