- Plan, design and execution of research projects, ensuring that programs of investigation meet specified objectives;
- Conduct research on juvenile justice and children’s rights at the international, EU and regional levels and other related topics including literature review, stakeholder surveys/interview data collection and data processing;
- Plan, develop and implement new processes and protocols to support research;
- Liaise with partners and stakeholders to review and report on project progress, as well as attend meetings; recommend revisions, amendments, and/or other changes as necessary to better meet needs;
- Ensure that project protocols are in compliance with appropriate rules and regulations, and review project progress and Review scientific literature and evaluate and recommends applicable techniques and procedures;
- Analyze, evaluate and interpret data to determine relevance to research;
- Prepare results and co-author scientific publications for presentation, publication and dissemination of information via seminars, lectures, etc.;
- Create data for use in grant submission and develop new proposals for research including obtaining financial support;
- Ensure that all documents associated with current regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws and research protocols are completed in a timely manner;
- Assembly and compilation of periodic reports for timely submission to the EU;
- Organise international meetings and IJJO events at EU and international level;
- Liaise with network partners and contribute to their events;
- Communicate advocacy work results internally and externally;
- Perform the ongoing administrative work directly related to the role (e.g. expenses, travel bookings, etc.).
- University degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Law, Psychology, Criminology, Human Rights or related field;
- 3-5 years of experience working with EU institutions related to development, human rights or external policies. Experience in policy analysis;
- Experience in networking and alliance building with EU institutions and partner NGOs;
- Native level or equivalent in English, orally and in writing;
- Working knowledge of Spanish and French would be advantageous; knowledge of other languages would be an asset.
- Excellent communication skills and ability to influence others;
- Strong analytical skills;
- Ability to build harmonious and productive relationships internally and externally;
- High level of autonomy and flexibility;
- Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural team;
- Committed to promoting the rights of children, and specifically children in contact with the law;
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office or equivalent applications;
- Valid work permit for the EU/Schengen countries.
Please send your application, including CV and cover letter, with the reference PROJECT MANAGER.
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