Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace.  We currently have four vacancies. 

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Finance Assistant 

  • Full-time (37.5 hours), London-based
  • £19,012.50 plus 9% pension contribution
  • Fixed term contract to end 24 August 2018
  • 25 days annual leave per annum and 3 Christmas office closure days and UK bank holidays
  • Closing date: 09.00am (UK Time) 23 May 2017
  • Interviews: 31 May 2017

We are looking for an able and experienced Finance Assistant who is used to supporting a team in all administrative aspects of an organisation’s financial processes.

The main purpose of the role is to:

  • Support the finance team through accounts payable processes
  • Preparation and posting of income and expenditure into the accounting system (Access)
  • Handling the finance team hard copy and electronic filing systems
  • Providing general administrative support

The role involves working across all teams, exchanging information and resolving queries with the various teams within Conciliation Resources.

The ideal candidate will have experience in undertaking a wide range of administrative duties and be familiar with using accounts systems to process and export financial information. The candidate should be proficient in the use of Excel with good computer and numeracy skills and a keen attention to detail. 

Downloads for this post: Job Description/Application Form 

Horn of Africa Finance and Administration Officer

  • Fixed term contract to 22 December 2017
  • Part time (22.5 hours per week based on a flexible arrangement) 
  • London based 
  • £28,483.44 FTE plus 9% pension
  • Closing date: 9am UK Time, Tuesday 30 May 2017
  • Interviews: Week of 5 June 2017

The Finance and Administration Officer will provide the project, financial and logistical support necessary for the implementation of the Horn of Africa Programme covering Kenya and Ethiopia. The post holder will be line-managed by the Horn of Africa Programme Director and will work closely with Finance team based in London.

The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience of financial support and administrative processes, have some experience working with community based organisations and working at a distance from colleagues whilst ensuring successful delivery of the role’s requirements.

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We are recruiting two Caucasus Programme Managers to join our Caucasus team:

Caucasus Programme Manager (CPMNK)

  • Fixed-term contract until 30 April 2019
  • Full-time (37.5 hours)
  • London-based with frequent international travel
  • £45,535.66 plus 9% pension
  • Closing date: 9am UK time 25 May 2017
  • Interviews will be held in the week commencing 5 June 2017

We are seeking a Russian-speaking individual with strong regional and peacebuilding expertise to lead our work in regard to the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over Nagorny Karabakh. The postholder will join a team currently of three, supporting our long-term peacebuilding work in the South Caucasus.

The postholder will be responsible for strategic and operational planning of the work, setting an annual budget and raising funds to support the development of the programme. They will lead on and oversee the successful delivery of activities, and will contribute to organisational development through learning and practice. They will act as Conciliation Resources’ principal contact within the EPNK (European Partnership for the Peaceful Settlement of the Conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh) consortium. The post will require a good understanding of peace processes, and experience of working closely with local organisations and individuals, including at policy level. We are seeking an individual able to work as part of a team as well as independently, and prepared to undertake frequent travel to the region and elsewhere, who will act as a lead representative for the programme and its work.

Downloads for this post: Job Description/Application Form

Caucasus Programme Manager (CPMGA)

  • Fixed-term contract until 31 March 2020
  • Full-time (37.5 hours)
  • London-based with frequent international travel
  • £45,535.66 plus 9% pension
  • Closing date: 9am UK time 25 May 2017
  • Interviews will be held in the week commencing 5 June 2017

We are seeking a Russian-speaking individual with strong regional and peacebuilding expertise to lead our work in the context of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict. The postholder will join a team currently of three, supporting our long-term peacebuilding work in the South Caucasus.

The postholder will be responsible for strategic and operational planning of the programme’s work within the framework of a grant under the UK government’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund, setting an annual budget and raising funds to support the development of the programme. They will lead on and oversee the successful delivery of a wide range of activities, and will contribute to organisational development through learning and practice. The post will require a good understanding of peace processes and experience of management and working in partnership. We are seeking an individual able to work as part of a team as well as independently, and prepared to undertake frequent travel to the region and elsewhere. The postholder will play a key role in partner support, donor liaison and managing the programme’s policy engagement, and will act as a lead representative for the programme and its work.

Downloads for this post: Job Description/Application Form

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