The Justice Education Society of British Columbia (JES) is a non-profit organization with over 30 years of experience providing public legal education and justice system capacity building in Canada and overseas. In Canada, JES helps more than 700,000 British Columbians learn about our justice system and address their legal issues. Internationally, JES has programs in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama and Guyana which work with national institutions to strengthen justice systems, access to justice and citizen security. JES has offices in Canada, Guatemala, Honduras and Guyana and diverse sources of funding including donors and provincial, federal and overseas governments. More information on JES is available at: www.JusticeEducation.ca.
The Justice Education Society is seeking a U.S.-Based Project Manager to lead, implement and manage activities related to the “Leadership and Management for Liberian Law Enforcement” project, funded by the United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).
The goal of the project is to improve capacity to deter crime, including transnational organized crime, and maintain citizen security and public order in Liberia through the training of Liberian Law Enforcement.
This 2-year project aims to develop and implement an integrated training and mentoring program for Liberian law enforcement that includes aiding Liberian law enforcement entities to self-train. This project will provide training and mentoring at all levels: executive, mid-level management, and rank-and-file in Monrovia and select counties in support of the goals and objectives.
The U.S.-Based Project Manager, Liberia reports to the International Program Director located at the JES office (Vancouver, Canada), and collaborates with the In-Country Project Manager in Liberia and team members across the organization. This person will serve as the primary manager and point of contact to the funder (INL) for all matters related to the project. This includes support with logistics, implementation, personnel, finances and reporting functions of the team in Liberia. The U.S.-Based Project Manager, Liberia will also facilitate the timely recruitment, processing, and deployment for candidates in project positions, and promotes communication and coordination between JES and INL.
This is a results-based position in a fast-paced non-profit organization. Management of a large workload with various deadlines within a professional team environment makes it an exciting role that allows for great achievement and success.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Development and Delivery
Monitoring and Evaluation
Reporting and Compliance
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and experience
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the following address. Please indicate “Project Manager, Liberia (U.S.-Based)” in the subject line.
Deadline for reception of applications**: Friday, October 16th, 2020** by 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. JES offers a competitive compensation package.
We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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