Project managers for LGBT+ Denmark’s international work
Do you want to work with international partnerships to improve LGBT+ rights?
LGBT+ Denmark is looking for two new members of our international team, who will be responsible for the development and project management of international partnership projects, which are implemented in close collaboration with LGBT+ organizations, groups and activists in East Africa, Southwest Asia, North Africa, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus.
LGBT+ Denmark is a nationwide organization that protects the political interests of LGBT+ people in Denmark and internationally. The overall goal of the organization is to bring about lasting political and social change for the benefit of LGBT+ people and to increase well-being among LGBT+ people – domestically and globally.
Solidarity, sustainability and local leadership are essential values in LGBT+ Denmark’s international work. We work through partnerships with local actors and our most important task is to be a reliable and responsible partner in the global fight for LGBT+ equality. The starting point for our work is always the visions, needs and conditions of local actors.
We are currently in a process of rethinking our strategy and methods in the international team, and you will therefore have a great opportunity to make your mark on how we work.
Your key functions and responsibilities:
- Daily project management of a selected portfolio of LGBT+ Denmark’s international partnership projects (the partnership projects will be distributed among the team members based on interest and prior knowledge, e.g., knowledge of a particular region or experience with specific donors).
- Maintaining close dialogue and collaboration with local partner organizations, groups and activists.
- Regular communication with- and reporting to donors.
- Monitoring, evaluation and learning of implemented projects.
- Design, project formulation and fundraising for new initiatives.
- Budget management and financial reporting both internally and externally.
- Participation in relevant professional forums and in various networks both nationally and internationally.
We are looking for someone who:
- Has proven professional experience in management of international partnership projects.
- Has experience in and knowledge of ongoing monitoring and evaluation of both large and small projects.
- Has knowledge of and preferably experience with both Danish and international donors as well as reporting to these.
- Has an interest in political advocacy in relation to donors, relevant decision-makers and global actors.
- Has a convincing insight into the LGBT+ matters and the agendas that are being worked on and need to be promoted to ensure the well-being and rights of LGBT+ people internationally.
- Possess strong interpersonal skills and intercultural competencies.
- Can plan and facilitate participatory meetings and processes.
- Speaks and writes fluent English. Mastery of French or Arabic will be an advantage.
- Is prepared to contribute to an empathetic, honest and collaborative team- and work culture.
In a position at LGBT+ Denmark, we offer:
- A job where you and your skills will come into play, where knowledge sharing and development is prioritized, and where there will have ample opportunity to develop new competencies.
- Introduction to norm-critical and intersectional working methods.
- Good opportunity to self-organize and manage your own time.
- A workplace where you, your gender identity and your pronouns are recognized and used.
- A place in a secretariat of approx. 25 employees and many volunteers who work dedicatedly to improve the rights of LGBT+ people both in Denmark and internationally.
- A position in an organization and a team in development.
- Salary conditions corresponding to the collective agreement for academics employed by the State.
Terms and recruitment process:
Recruitment will take place with expected start-up as soon as possible, no later than August 1st. This is a fixed 37-hour position. A great deal of travel activity must be expected. The salary structure follows the collective agreement for academics employed by the State.
For further information, you are welcome to contact Head of Secretariat Susanne Branner Jespersen at [email protected] or by phone 27452773. Please send motivated application and resumé to the same email by May 15th, 2023. Interviews are expected to take place in weeks 20 and 21. There will potentially be two rounds of interviews and a possible second round will be based on a professional case.
LGBT+ Denmark strives to be a diverse and inclusive workplace and we encourage all qualified people to apply for the position.