Recourse is excited to announce the following job position:
International Monetary Fund Project Manager
We are looking for a smart, energetic individual with background in campaigning on social and environmental justice to join our Ecological Justice Programme. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) project aims to ensure IMF investments support climate solutions and exclude fossil fuels. Recourse holds the IMF accountable for its investments through advocacy, research and convening of civil society, in collaboration with a broad range of organisations and local partners. The IMF Project Manager will focus on ensuring that IMF lending excludes all fossil fuels and prioritises climate projects, as a way of supporting countries to achieve a green recovery and meet Paris Agreement obligations. The campaign will also push for reform of damaging policies and practices and expose IMF investments which harm the environment and local communities.
The IMF Project Manager will be a vital member of our small team, working closely with allies and partners in the global north and south, and engaging with the IMF staff, management and member governments. S/he will collaborate with other Recourse campaigns and will report to Recourse’s Co-Director in charge of the IMF project.
This is an exciting and challenging role, involving work with southern partners, research, advocacy and international travel.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a full-time salaried position. This is a one-year project-based position, renewable upon securing of additional funds during the course of the project. The gross salary will be in the range of 40,668 to 53,040 euros per year, per Recourse’s salary scale. Recourse offers outstanding benefits including generous annual leave with pay, travel insurance, pension, and a friendly work atmosphere with an international team.
LOCATION: Recourse works as a virtual team, with staff based in different countries around the world. All systems are on-line, so you would be expected to work remotely. Support for home-working on a pro rata basis, would be available.
Deadline for application: 15 June 2022 (CET COB).
Recourse will be carrying out interviews for the IMF Project Manager as soon as possible, for a start date in July 2022 (desired).
Send a brief cover letter explaining your interest in this position and a 1-2 page resume /CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Write “IMF Project Manager” in the subject line.
No phone calls please. Due to capacity constraints, Recourse will only reply to short-listed candidates.
More information on Recourse’s IMF work to date:
Missing Links: How climate change remains peripheral to IMF economic surveillance activities: https://www.re-course.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Missing-Links-Final_compressed.pdf
Out of the Shadows: Integrating climate change into IMF Technical Assistance: https://www.re-course.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Out-of-the-Shadows-Final_compressed.pdf
Recourse targets development finance as a means of influencing the wider investment community, financial flows and governments, to ensure inclusive, environmentally sustainable, socially just and pro-poor development. We are an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation that holds International Financial Institutions to account, advocating for:
Recourse has three meanings which define our mission:
Recourse (verb: Change of course or direction) Recourse campaigns to redirect international financial flows away from dirty, harmful investments, towards greener and more inclusive development
Recourse (noun: A source of help in a difficult situation) Recourse works in partnership with others to support communities in their struggle for their rights to be respected and their voices to be heard
Recourse (noun: The legal right to demand compensation or payment) Recourse holds financial institutions to accountfor harms to people and the environment