Peace Brigades International Ireland (PBI Ireland) is currently accepting expressions of interest from suitably qualified consultants for the provision of a consultancy service to coordinate the organization and advance a number of key objectives in its strategic plan. The initial term of contract is for 6 months, with the possibility to extend should the funding become available. Applicants must be able to work in both English and Spanish.
Terms of consultancy
The consultancy will be offered on an initial basis for a period of 6 months comprising 8 hours per week with potential for an increase in hours should funds become available.
The rate will be €3000 payable in monthly instalments of €500 per month.
It is expected that the consultant would commence at the end of March/beginning of April 2020.
The consultant will report regularly to the Board of Directors who are the employers.
An Employment Officer will be named among the directors who will provide HR and legal support to the contractor.
In close collaboration with the Board of Directors and the PBI Ireland volunteer team, the consultant will provide:
1. Project coordination and communication
working alongside volunteer group on agreed workplans, sharing and coordinating relevant information, attending meetings, and serving as focal point of communication for PBI Ireland internally and externally.
2. Fundraising, Finance and Administration Coordination
this may include coordinating fundraising activities, administering budget, day to day office tasks and reporting.
3. Legal representation and management
including meeting with the Board of Directors, supporting with compliance to legal requirements, and representing PBI to legal institutions where required.
4. Advocacy, Communications and Peace Education support
this may include responding to emergency situations in field projects, organizing advocacy speaker tours or public awareness raising events, supporting volunteers with activities related to communications and our peace education programme.
5. Other duties
the consultant may be asked to undertake other duties as may reasonably be allocated, which may involve providing assistance in any area of the Project as may be required from time to time.
Closing date: 28 February.
The desired candidate should have experience working or volunteering with organizations committed to international solidarity, human rights and peace and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the context for human rights defenders, organizations and communities who suffer persecution because of their legitimate work in defence of human rights.
Experience working in a team and using consensus decision making would be an advantage.
Please note, the consultant will need to be able to work in both Spanish and English and this is a requirement for the role.
Interested candidates should submit:
A letter of interest (max 2 pages) outlining how they meet the above requirements and their motivation in applying for the role.
A copy of their CV
Contact details of at least two referees
Submissions should be made to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday the 28th February 2020.
The subject line should read “PBI Ireland Expression of Interest.”
PBI Ireland will treat the content of all submissions as strictly confidential and information provided in the proposals will be used solely for the purpose of deciding on the award of a contract as described in this document.