Junior Coordinator

at Kamara
Published May 11, 2022
Location London, United Kingdom
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

About Kamara

Kamara is a social enterprise that supports partners working to promote social justice to grow

stronger by navigating the risks they face. We work with organisations engaging with topics

ranging from equality to the climate, from grassroots to funders, to provide them with access to

expertise and support that will improve their holistic security, knowledge-based strategic

decision-making and, ultimately, contribute to improving their resilience for achieving their

vision.

 

Role

The Junior Coordinator is responsible for logistics and administration back-office support

required for Kamara and associated projects. The role is an essential support function for

operational and project efficiency, providing direct support to the Operations Coordinator, Head

of Risk Management and General Manager (UK).

 

What We Are Looking For

This role is suited to someone who has very strong organisational capacity, ability to work at

pace, attention to detail and process-oriented approaches.

We believe a well-rounded and balanced team is made up of diverse people that bring different

perspectives and experiences to contribute.

 

Responsibilities & Tasks:

 

Implementation and tracking of scheduling for Kamara’s operational requirements, in

liaison with the Operations Coordinator, such as project-kick off meetings,

onboarding/offboarding, project catch-ups, final deliverables, internal convening

Oversee on-boarding and off-boarding of contractors (contract drafting, briefing on

expenses, documentation checks, exit interviews etc)

Coordination of translation, maintenance of translator relationships and

availabilities/deliveries

Support to Kamara and external consultants in project elements as and when requested

(for example creation of digital surveys, setting up project folders, providing templates

under Kamara directive)

Contact management, including inputting to and updating Kamara’s contacts database,

logging meetings, following up as required, and maintaining friendly and accessible

relationships

Coordination and implementation of travel bookings, meeting/event scheduling, internal

team convening (e.g., in-person or remote)

Ability to follow up with Finance and Operations on: consultant and project expenses,

coding of expenditure, project milestones achieved

Additional tasks as assigned by Operations Coordinator or General Manager (UK)

Skill development opportunities

In this role you’ll be able to learn/strengthen your ability to:

create relationships with and support local CSOs based across the world

coordinate and support operations at the global level

monitor and implement project logistics

interact with experts in their field and grow your network

develop your knowledge of risk management and civil society

It is essential that candidates have:

Minimum of 18months professional experience in role(s) requiring coordination and

administration of multiple simultaneous projects under time/resource pressure

Strong organisational efficiency and communication skills

Ability to combine professionalism, respect of confidentiality and personable rapport

with both staff and consultants

Proficiency in Word and Excel

English (spoken and written)

The candidate must also have at least one of the following preferred experiences:

Experience working across multiple projects simultaneously

Experience in civil society; knowledge, risk or impact management

Other languages

Terms

Candidates from United Kingdom and Germany may be eligible for a permanent position from

the outset. For other European (or similar timezone) residents, an initial 1 year fixed-term

consultancy (subject to standard probation and termination provisions) with the potential to

evolve into a full-time permanent position.

We work remotely but meet regularly in London.

Remuneration will be commensurate to level of experience and an indicative range will be given

to those shortlisted. The overall range is $USD35-45K per annum equivalent, based on

experience.

 

How to apply

 

Interested candidates should send their CVs with a cover letter to recruitment@kamara.global

with the subject line “Application – Junior Coord - [FIRST NAME]” by 20 May 2022.

The cover letter should be no longer than one page and include a brief explanation of what

interests you about this role and why you would be a suitable candidate.

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