CIVICUS is hiring a Networks Coordinator: Apply!!


CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 15,000 members in 188 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role

CIVICUS is seeking an experienced Networks Coordinator to lead the coordination and development of CIVICUS Networks, including member networks and communities of practice. The position will facilitate collaboration and engagement within and between network members to support strategic alliances that enhance the networks’ ability to take collective action.

The ideal candidate for the role would be someone with strong experience in network building and engagement, who understands the fundamental importance of partnership and relationship building and has demonstrated long-term commitment to civil society and citizen action. In addition, the role would benefit from excellent organisational and leadership skills, a keen eye for detail, and a proven track record in project coordination and management.

Key Requirements                                                                                 

  • Candidates must have at least five years’ experience working directly with civil society or human rights organisations, ideally with civil society networks.
  • Demonstrated collaboration, coordination and partnership building abilities, both within an organisation and externally. 
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking, and project coordination skills, with a track record of successful project delivery.
  • Relevant Diplomas/degrees or equivalent qualifications will be taken into account e.g. development studies, international relations, political science, economics or related field.
  • Fluency in verbal and written communication in English, additional language proficiency in Spanish, French, and/or Arabic.

Please click HERE for a full Job Description

How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 25th April 2024 at 11.59 PM SAST. Interested candidates should fill out this form here and email their application to [email protected].

Your application should comprise of

  • A full CV, including educational and professional qualifications, a full employment history showing the more significant positions, responsibilities held, and relevant achievements
  • A covering note of not more than 1 page outlining your motivation for applying for the role.

Short listed candidates will be contacted by 2nd May 2024 to schedule interviews.

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