Network Coordinator

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Gender and Development Network (GADN)

Hybrid
  • Career category:Admin, Finance
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Hybrid
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: £ 42979-42979 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Permanent
  • Deadline:24/06/2024
  • Location:United Kingdom, London
Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role
Background 
The Gender & Development Network(GADN) brings together expert NGOs, consultants, academics and individuals committed to working on gender equality, development and women’s rights issues. Our vision is of a world where social justice and gender equality prevail and where all women and girls are able to realise their rights free from discrimination. Our goal is to ensure that international development policy and practice promote gender equality and women's and girls’ rights. Our role is to support our members by sharing information and expertise, to undertake and disseminate research, and to provide expert advice and comment on government policies and projects.
 
Overallrole of the Network Coordinator
The Network Coordinator is part of a small team comprising of the Director, Head of Policy, Communications and Policy Assistant and volunteers.
 
The Network Coordinator role lies at the heart of the network ensuring it functions efficiently while leading our activities to support our members in their work on gender equality and women’s rights.  They work alongside women’s rights advocates and practitioners across a range of issues within the international development sector, while ensuring that the organisation runs smoothly.
 
Specific Tasks 
1) Manage the network's finances and funding processes
•       Manage the finances and accounts including invoices, receipts, payments, book-keeping and quarterly budget updates and liaising with GADN’s accountants and payroll providers
•       Complete all required financial reports and file tax returns 
•       Manage annual membership subscriptions 
•       Work with the Director in identifying and securing core grant funding
•       Manage the administration of grant funding including invoices, activity monitoring, donor reports and relations with any sub-grantees

2) Manage the administration of the Secretariat
•       Produce GADN’s Annual Review 
•       Respond to external enquiries in the ‘Coordinator’ and ‘Recruitment’ inboxes
•       Manage GADN volunteers 
•       Keep all HR and other files and records in order 
•       Maintain internal communications systems (email, calendars, document sharing, team meetings)  
•       Manage the monitoring and evaluation processes of the network 
•       Ensure all legal reporting requirements are met

3) Coordinate support to the network's members
•       Act as a friendly, supportive and approachable face of the network
•       Provide support to the network’s Working Groups, liaising closely with their Chairs
•       Organise four Members’ Meetings per year, working with others in the team 
•       Organise other events and support for network members working with others in the team
•       Induct new members 
•       Respond to requests for information from members 

4) Coordinate support for the different branches of the network
•       Service the Board of Trustees including arranging meetings, preparing papers and taking minutes 
•       Organise and minute meetings of the Network’s Advisory Group and Chairs of Working Groups 
•       Ensure communications and updates are shared between different branches of the network including reporting to the Board on Working Group activities
•       Administer annual planning processes and support the development of the network’s next three-year strategy

5) Other 
Undertake any other reasonable task as needed 

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