International Justice Mission

  • Program Management Field Office Fellowship - January 2019 Deployment

    Category
    Program Management
    Position Type
    Internships | Field Office
  • The Need

    Now accepting applications for January 2019 Deployment (Duration: 12 Months)

    Application Deadline: April 15th 2018

    Note: Interns and Fellows are required to attend an Orientation Week in Washington, D.C. before deploying

    *Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.

               

    Visit the Field Office Fellowship Program Page for further information.

     

    The overall purpose of the Program Management Fellow role is to assist field office leadership in setting up management systems sufficient for the Justice System Transformation program to operate as outlined in the program proposal and Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP).

    • Develop new/revised management processes and workflows (e.g., team composition; team functions; team meeting and communication practices; review and approval process for work packages; reporting/accountability system, tools, and templates);
    • Oversee management and revision of Detailed Implementation Plan (methods to update it from completed work; methods to predict and solve schedule conflicts and constraints);
    • Oversee/lead/develop structure for quarterly program reviews (attendance, process, inputs to IJM change control system, updates to program plans); and
    • Mentor technical staff on project management.

     

    Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.

    Responsibilities

    IJM's Fellowship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Fellows generally will assist a specific person or team. The positions involve the described tasks and responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.

     

    General Qualifications and Required Skills

    • Project Management qualification (PMP®, Prince2® or similar certification) or graduate level qualification;
    • Five+ years of project management experience, ideally in culturally diverse settings and on complex projects;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Critical Qualities

    • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
    • Humble and resilient;
    • Pursues excellence;
    • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
    • Strong service ethic;
    • Innovative problem solver; 
    • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
    • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
    • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
    • Professional.

    Requirements

    To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

    • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
    • Resume
    • Statement of Faith (if not addressed in cover letter)

    **When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy

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