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Consultancy Opportunity: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Partner

Our work to improve our diversity, equity and inclusion practice is currently being co-led by a trustee and the Executive Director, with the operations (core) team and trustees accountable for the work. A cross-organisational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group acts as an advisory and accountability partner and includes team members from each of our hosted programmes, together with three members of the operations team and one other trustee.

We seek a consultant to accompany us in this work for an initial period
of six months (July-December 2024) to help deepen our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion, and challenge us to go further. 

  • Location: Flexible/remote, but likely to be required to attend occasional in-person meetings in London
  • Reports To: jointly to a Trustee and the Executive Director
  • Term: initial term ending 31st December 2024, which may be extended by mutual agreement
  • Budget: Up to £12,000 
  • Application deadline: Interviews are scheduled to take place virtually during the week of June 17th.

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Programmes Assistant, Funders Initiative for Civil Society

FICS’ vision is a world where people, communities and movements can leverage their collective power to push for political, social, and economic transformation without harm, stigma or fear.

We are in search of a Programmes Assistant who brings excellent administrative skills, a keen interest in human rights and a commitment to supporting a vibrant civil society and open civic space. This is a newly created position to provide additional support to the expanding FICS team. To thrive in this role, you will enjoy collaboration across the organisation and engaging with our teams to deliver effective administration supporting a diverse range of programmatic work. You will also enjoy being in a busy and highly adaptive environment where we are working across a range of complex issues.

  • Location: This is a hybrid, UK-based role. You will work predominantly from home. UK-based colleagues are expected to attend two working days (Tuesdays) in London each month as part of their regular working pattern and commute. You may be asked to participate in other in-person meetings; for these additional meetings, you would be given reasonable notice and travel expenses would be paid.
  • Reports To: Programme Manager – Research and Development
  • Terms: Permanent contract, subject to funding, with an eight-week probationary period.
  • Salary: £27,200 
  • Application deadline: 09:00AM BST, 15th July 2024.

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