We are hiring – The Secretariat of ProtectDefenders.eu is looking for a Grants Officer for the EU Emergency Fund

The Secretariat of ProtectDefenders.eu is recruiting a Grants Officer for the EU Emergency Fund for Human Rights Defenders at risk. This programme aims to support human rights defenders (HRDs) in situations where they are most at risk through the operation and implementation of a rapid and efficient EU Emergency Fund.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in Human Rights and Grants, with strong communication skills, who will play a crucial role in the successful implementation of the project.

Applications comprising a CV with at least two references and a cover letter should be sent by email to recruit@protectdefenders.eu by 10 December. Please write in the subject of the email: Your surname – Grant officer application”. The position might be filled before the deadline, early applications are encouraged. The successful candidate will be expected to start work in January 2020. 

The Grant Officer will be based in ProtectDefenders.eu Secretariat in Brussels and needs to have the necessary permit to work in the EU.