CIVICUS is hiring a Programme Officer 2023. Apply today !

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 15,000 members in 180 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

The Programme Officer is responsible for supporting CIVICUS in the development and delivery of a Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Global Resource Hub that aims to facilitate mutual learning and sharing among regional partners and connect regional partners with other relevant actors who can enhance their work. The role will coordinate the implementation of the initiative which we will co-create with a cohort of six regional platforms the Global Resource Hub offers, and test our collective assumptions about what would be most useful in protecting and promoting the right to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly.

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Key Requirements

  •  2-3 years’ experience working with advocacy or human rights-based organisations or groups in the non-profit sector; at least 2 years’ experience in project and community management and engagement
  • Familiarity with co-creation methodologies and constituent accountability practices
  • Experience with facilitation and engaging multi-cultural partners
  • Strong analytical and writing skills and track record in producing relevant presentations, reports and other communications and knowledge materials
  • Working proficiency in English and Arabic, French or Spanish
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and experience working in multi-cultural teams and remotely

How to Apply

The closing deadline for applications is Close of Business on the 13 of January 2023. Interested candidates should email their application to

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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 2 weeks after the closing date.