ΠΡΟΚΗΡΥΞΗ ΘΕΣΗΣ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΣ DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL GREECE

JOB TITLE: Director

DEPARTMENT: Amnesty International Greece (Athens)

JOB PURPOSE: The main purpose of the job is to deliver human rights work and the overall management of Amnesty International (AI) Greece.

The person will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the management and monitoring of all work streams, including key scope, milestones, dependencies, resources, risks, and issues. The job will be responsible for implementation, fundraising, reviewing progress, communication and reporting which are key for the advancement of the goals of the position.

AI GREECE PURPOSES:

Vision and Mission

AI Greece’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights instruments.

In pursuit of this vision, AI Greece’s mission shall be to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the aforementioned human rights. In pursuit of this mission, the section shall act in accordance with the rules relating to the operation of national sections adopted by Amnesty International through its democratically established procedures, while complying with the national rules. In particular, the Association shall act in accordance with the applicable international statute of Amnesty International, as well as the Strategic Directions, working rules and guidelines adopted by Amnesty International bodies, such as the Global Assembly (GA) and the International Board (IB). In fulfilment of these obligations, the Greek section must submit annual reports of its activities to the competent bodies of the international movement.

Core values

Amnesty International forms a global community of human rights defenders who share the principles of international solidarity, effective action for the individual victim, global coverage, universality, and indivisibility of human rights, impartiality and independence, and democracy and mutual respect. This community also includes the section’s members who share the same values.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reporting to the Board of AI Greece and, where appropriate, to the International Secretariat of Amnesty International.

Posts that this job manages: Direct line management of all staff positions in AI Greece.

Other key relationships: Externally, the post holder will maintain key relationships with key stakeholders and contractors, media, NGOs and public, as required.

USEFUL INFORMATION: 

Full time position, which may require flexible working hours during intense periods. The job may require some international travel. Competitive salary package depending on experience and qualifications.

Contract information: One (1) year initial local contract subject to extension

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and manage the implementation from beginning to end including the development and delivery of an implementation and operational plan.
  • Implement  and deliverables that support the goals in collaboration with senior management, Board and stakeholders.
  • Plan, lead and supervise the fundraising activities of the organization, given the internal guidelines and standards.
  • Develop full-scale plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Manage, coach, mentor, motivate and supervise staff and volunteers, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes, where necessary. 
  • Explore fundraising chances and prepare relevant proposals to the Board, where appropriate. Evaluate constantly and extend the digital fundraising of AI Greece.
  • Set and continually manage expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Identify and manage risks, issues, dependencies, and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Proactively manage changes, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout cycle.
  • Conduct  post implementation reviews and create lessons learned reports to identify successful and unsuccessful elements.
  • Representing the organization to the broadcast and media, government, partner organizations and the public.

WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE IN THIS JOB?

  • Delivery against objectives as agreed and approved by the stakeholders.
  • Board’s and senior management involvement are facilitated in a professional manner.
  • Team members are supported and receive clear directions.
  • Experience and learning are shared effectively (improving organisational memory).
  • Maintain general awareness of the progress, particularly in the financial and growth dimensions.
  • Maintain and extend the growth of the AI Greece

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Good knowledge of the human rights condition in Greece and internationally.
  • Recognized management and administration skills.
  • Ability to manage, delegate and supervise work of colleagues, contributing to the overall development and performance of the team.
  • Experience of managing multi-stakeholder projects from initiation to delivery in a large international campaigning organization.
  • Experience of leading professional relationships and effective communication with internal audiences (IS, Board, members, etc.) and a wide range of external agencies.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports, make presentations, use a confident telephone manner, and coordinate meetings with stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively in a strategic and operational context. 
  • Ability to negotiate and facilitate agreements.
  • Capacity to think and deliver strategically and to work under pressure and sound political judgment.
  • Experience of representing an organization to the broadcast and media, government, partner organizations and the public
  • Proven experience of at least three years in strategic and operational planning.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes, where necessary. 
  • Fluent Greek and English is essential, additional languages are an advantage.

EQUALITY STATEMENT

Equality and diversity are at the core of Amnesty International values and staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Public or other activity, affiliation to or support for any group or organization, personal association or other factor which may generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with Amnesty International’s principles (specifically independence and impartiality), or raise a security concern, or otherwise prevent the candidate from carrying out key functions of the specific post and would therefore disqualify the candidate from being appointed.

To apply:

Please send us your application (CV with at least 2 references, motivation letter) both in Greek and in English to the address hr@amnesty.org.gr 

Deadline for applications : 16 March 2021 (until 23.59).

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