International Justice Mission

  • Program Management Interns & Fellows - September 2019

    Category
    Internship
    Position Type
    Internships | Field Office
  • The Need

    Now accepting applications for September 2019 Interns and Fellows (Duration 12 Months)

    Orientation Week: June 3rd - June 6th, 2019 at IJM Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    *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.

     

    The Program Management Interns & Fellows play a key role in supporting smooth and efficient processes to ensure IJM can make justice for the poor unstoppable. The Program Management Interns & Fellows will support field office leadership in setting up and maintaining management systems sufficient for the Justice System Transformation program to operate as outlined in the program proposal and Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP). IJM's Internship and Fellowship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Depending on your level of experience, your role may involve some of the following responsibilities as well as other relevant duties assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.

    Responsibilities

    • 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); and
    • Oversee/lead/develop structure for quarterly program reviews (attendance, process, inputs to IJM change control system, updates to program plans).

    Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Nairobi, Kenya; 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.

    Requirements

    Internship Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree;
    • Organizational and administrative skills;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Fellowship Qualifications

    • Project Management qualification (PMP®, Prince2® or similar certification) or graduate level qualification;
    • Three+ 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.

    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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