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Regional Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa (consultant, approx. 4-6 hours/week)

For its Africa regional anti-corruption e-platform, the UNCAC Coalition is looking for a regional coordinator, starting as soon as possible.

The UNCAC Coalition is an umbrella organisation, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 186 countries.

The Coalition has a membership of over 100 civil society organisations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of an additional 250 organisations. This community harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise.

The position is a consultant position with an estimated average weekly workload of 4-6 hours.

Your responsibilities:

  • Foster a regional network of civil society organisations dealing with anti-corruption related issues in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Engage with member organisations, non-member organisations and partners
  • Moderate and stimulate discussions on a regional email group
  • Liaise between member organisations in the region and the UNCAC Coalition’s Vienna Hub team
  • Draft, edit, administer and moderate content for the Coalitions’ e-platform of regional civil society organisations (e.g. blog posts, event updates, moderation of discussions etc.)
  • Draft and edit communication outputs (e.g. reports, articles, etc.)
  • Research and monitor civil society activities in the field of anti-corruption in the region
  • Outreach to civil society organisations and government actors on the UNCAC
  • Engage with relevant regional organisations and other stakeholders on issues linked to the UNCAC
  • Act as a point of contact for civil society organisations in the region
  • Help coordinate research and advocacy activities of the UNCAC Coalition in the region

Your profile:

  • You speak and write fluent English and French, with excellent written and verbal communication skills in both languages. Portuguese skills are also desirable.
  • You have a deep understanding of anti-corruption, in particular, policy areas covered by the UNCAC. Experience with UNCAC-related fora and processes is a plus
  • You have experience working with civil society organisations in your region, ideally in a context related to good governance, anti-corruption and/or human rights
  • You have strong interest in and knowledge of political developments in your region, in particular relating to good governance and anti-corruption
  • You write very well, enjoy communicating (online and offline) and engaging others
  • You can be diplomatic, moderate discussions and encourage others to join and contribute to discussions
  • You are diligent, self-motivated and pay attention to details
  • You are based in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Familiarity in working with content management systems (in particular WordPress) is a plus.

Regional Coordinator for Middle East and North Africa (consultant, approx. 4-6 hours/week)

The UNCAC Coalition is looking for a regional coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, starting as soon as possible.

The UNCAC Coalition is an umbrella organisation, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 186 countries.

The Coalition has a membership of over 100 civil society organisations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of an additional 250 organisations. This community harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise.

The position is a consultant position with an estimated average weekly workload of 4-6 hours.

Your responsibilities:

  • Foster a regional network of civil society organisations dealing with anti-corruption related issues in the Middle East and North Africa region
  • Engage with member organisations, non-member organisations and partners
  • Moderate and stimulate discussions on a regional email group
  • Liaise between member organisations in the region and the UNCAC Coalition’s Vienna Hub team
  • Draft, edit, administer and moderate content to share with the Coalition’s regional civil society organisations (e.g. blog posts, event updates, moderation of discussions etc.)
  • Draft and edit communication outputs (e.g. reports, articles, etc.)
  • Research and monitor civil society activities in the field of anti-corruption in the region
  • Outreach to civil society organisations and government actors on the UNCAC
  • Engage with relevant regional organisations and other stakeholders on issues linked to the UNCAC
  • Act as a point of contact for civil society organisations in the region
  • Help coordinate research and advocacy activities of the UNCAC Coalition in the region

Your profile:

  • You speak and write fluent Arabic, French and English, with excellent written and verbal communication skills in all three languages.
  • You have a deep understanding of anti-corruption, in particular, policy areas covered by the UNCAC. Experience with UNCAC-related fora and processes is a plus
  • You have experience working with civil society organisations in your region, ideally in a context related to good governance, anti-corruption and/or human rights
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of political developments in your region, in particular relating to good governance and anti-corruption
  • You write very well, enjoy communicating (online and offline) and engaging others
  • You can be diplomatic, moderate discussions and encourage others to join and contribute to discussions
  • You are diligent, self-motivated and pay attention to details
  • You are based in the MENA region
  • Familiarity in working with content management systems (in particular WordPress) is a plus.

How to apply
To apply, please send your CV (PDF, maximum two pages, no pictures) and a letter of motivation (one page), including information about your availability and any potential conflicts of interest (in particular, other employees and clients you work for) to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the subject line “Regional Coordinator – MENA”.

Please also include your proposed gross hourly rate in Euro. This rate would have to include any applicable VAT as well as other taxes and social contributions.

Deadline: 4 November 2019

Starting date: as soon as possible

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment.

Regional Coordinator for Latin America (consultant, approx. 4-6 hours/week)

For its new Latin America regional anti-corruption e-platform, the UNCAC Coalition is looking for a regional coordinator, starting as soon as possible.

The UNCAC Coalition is an umbrella organisation, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 186 countries.

The Coalition has a membership of over 100 civil society organisations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of an additional 250 organisations. This community harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise.

The position is a consultant position with an estimated average weekly workload of 4-6 hours.

Your responsibilities:

  • Foster a regional network of civil society organisations dealing with anti-corruption related issues in Latin America
  • Engage with member organisations, non-member organisations and partners
  • Moderate and stimulate discussions on a regional email group
  • Liaise between member organisations in the region and the UNCAC Coalition’s Vienna Hub team
  • Draft, edit, administer and moderate content for the Coalitions’ e-platform of regional civil society organisations (e.g. blog posts, event updates, moderation of discussions etc.)
  • Draft and edit communication outputs (e.g. reports, articles, etc.)
  • Research and monitor civil society activities in the field of anti-corruption in the region
  • Outreach to civil society organisations and government actors on the UNCAC
  • Engage with relevant regional organisations and other stakeholders on issues linked to the UNCAC
  • Act as a point of contact for civil society organisations in the region
  • Help coordinate research and advocacy activities of the UNCAC Coalition in the region

Your profile:

  • You speak and write native-level Spanish and have strong written and verbal English skills. Portuguese skills are a plus
  • You have a deep understanding of anti-corruption, in particular, policy areas covered by the UNCAC. Experience with UNCAC-related fora and processes is a plus
  • You have experience working with civil society organisations in your region, ideally in a context related to good governance, anti-corruption and/or human rights
  • Strong interest in and knowledge of political developments in your region, in particular relating to good governance and anti-corruption
  • You write very well, enjoy communicating (online and offline) and engaging others
  • You can be diplomatic, moderate discussions and encourage others to join and contribute to discussions
  • You are based in Latin America
  • Familiarity in working with content management systems (in particular WordPress) is a plus.

How to apply
To apply, please send your CV (PDF, maximum two pages, no pictures) and a letter of motivation (one page), including information about your availability and any potential conflicts of interest (in particular, other employees and clients you work for) to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the subject line “Regional Coordinator – Latin America”.

Please also include your proposed gross hourly rate in Euro. This rate would have to include any applicable VAT as well as other taxes and social contributions.

Deadline: 27. October 2019

Starting date: as soon as possible

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment.

Paid Internship (Starting April 2020)

For its new Vienna office, the UNCAC Coalition is regularly looking for an intern (full-time preferred, part-time may be possible) for a duration of 6 months.

Starting date: late April 2020

The UNCAC Coalition is a globally active umbrella organisation, uniting civil society actors from all backgrounds committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Convention is the only binding universal anti-corruption instrument and has been ratified by 186 countries.

The Coalition has a membership of over 100 civil society organisations and individuals on all continents, as well as a wider network of an additional 250 organisations. This membership harnesses a broad range of issues: human rights, anti-corruption, freedom of information, financial transparency and environmental expertise.

Your role:

  • Provide policy research support to the Coalition and member organisations (in particular relating to the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption)
  • Draft blog posts, work on improving and updating the Coalition’s website
  • Draft and edit communication outputs (letters, statements, reports, proposals, etc.)
  • Contribute to advocacy activities and outreach work
  • Assistance in the organisation of events, including around governmental meetings at the UN (panel discussions, workshops, etc.)
  • Engage with member organisations, non-member organisations and partners
  • General administrative assistance in day-to-day operations

We offer:

  • Insights into the work of anti-corruption groups
  • Steep learning curve and work on various different topics
  • Small team, start-up like environment
  • Salary: 1.400€ gross/month (based on 38.5 hours/week; plus 13th/14th salary proportionally)

Your profile:

  • Keen interest in the field of anti-corruption, government transparency and good governance
  • Enrolled student in law, international relations, political science, or other relevant fields or recent graduate
  • Excellent English language skills essential (the Coalition’s working language), including strong writing and editing skills
  • Writing and editing experience is a plus
  • Familiarity with WordPress is a plus
  • Valid work permit for Austria required. (Unfortunately, the UNCAC Coalition is unable to sponsor work permits).

Interested?

To apply, please send your CV (PDF, maximum 2 pages, no pictures please), a letter of motivation (1 page), a relevant writing sample in English (essay, paper, blog post, article, etc.) and information about your availability to email hidden; JavaScript is required with the subject line “Internship”.

Closing date: 15 March 2020.

Due to the high volume, we may not be able to provide individual feedback on your application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the deadline with a short assignment.

At the UNCAC Coalition, we value diversity and welcome applications from qualified individuals, irrespective of nationality, origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or other personal characteristics. Our policies encourage a workplace free from discrimination and any form of harassment.

Global civil society network promoting the implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)