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Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)

International Institute for Environment and Development
£31,999 - £35,212 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
23 Mar 2021

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Co-ordinator - International Charity (Part time – 3 days per week)
Central London or Edinburgh (Please note that whilst this role is advertised as office based, IIED will remain a remote-working organisation for the foreseeable future) 

This is a 11 month, fixed-term contract

The closing deadline for applications is 23rd March.

About Us

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges. We are based in London and work on five continents with some of the world’s most vulnerable people to strengthen their voice in the decision-making arenas that affect them. With more than 100 members of staff working with associates and partners around the world, IIED has been at the forefront of policymaking in sustainable development for over 40 years.

This role is in the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team, based in the Strategy and Learning Group (SLG). The MEL team is responsible for institute-level systems for setting targets and capturing results from our work; ensuring that IIED is a learning organisation and engaging in broader external discourse on effective M&E and learning for the development and policy research sectors.

We are now looking for a Co-ordinator to join our MEL Team for a part-time role covering a period of maternity leave for approximately 11 months.

The Benefits

  • Salary of £31,999 - £35,212 per annum (pro rata), depending on experience
  • Benefits package

This is an incredible opportunity for a co-ordination and support professional to advance their career and help to promote global change.

You will play a key supporting role within a mission-critical team, ensuring that work can be effectively completed and that team members are assisted and helped in their professional activities.

The Role

As a Co-ordinator, you will be responsible for providing financial and general support to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning team.

Primarily, you will be involved in budget and financial management activities for the MEL Team. This will involve preparing, updating, monitoring and maintaining budgets, reconciling quarterly and P&L reports, keeping track of contract milestones and supporting the Head of MEL with finance-related matters.

Other key areas you will be involved in are MEL team co-ordination and business development support. You will co-ordinate team meetings, complete day-to-day financial tasks and update the MEL webpage on our website. You will also support MEL Team members with gathering information and contributions for submissions, prepare budgets for submission and track funding channels.

Additionally, you will play a vital support role in event management, organising and carrying out events and overseeing all the practical aspects.

About You

To be considered as a Co-ordinator, you will need:

  • Relevant work experience in co-ordination and strategic support roles
  • Experience of managing budgets and/or financial monitoring and planning
  • Experience in maintaining databases
  • Knowledge of budget and financial management
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Microsoft office software (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Educated to university degree standard or equivalent level of education

Experience with Access, Focal Point financial and project management system would be beneficial to your application. Experience of event organisation would also be advantageous, as would experience in creating content, co-ordinating external and/or internal-facing communications and marketing plans.

Other organisations may call this role Team Co-ordinator, Team Administrator, Finance Co-ordinator, Project Finance Assistant, Accounts Co-ordinator, Finance Assistant, or Project Assistant.

This is a part-time role working three days per week.

Webrecruit and IIED are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Co-ordinator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Our mission is to build a fairer, more sustainable world, using evidence, action and influence, working in partnership with others.

Our strategy

We deliver original, rigorous research that helps to drive progress, support sustainable development and protect the environment. We identify local solutions that can work at scale and introduce these to global forums.

We are strategic collaborators, innovators, knowledge brokers and agents of change. Our strategy outlines how we aim to grow in scope, reach and reputation.

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