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From rewarding work to a great environment in the heart of Stockholm, there are many reasons to join the Global Child Forum. Current openings and available jobs are listed below.

Program Coordinator

Are you passionate about creating a better world for children and believe in the power of business to create a sustainable world for the benefit of children? Then you could be the star we are looking for as our Program Coordinator!

Through innovative partnerships with companies and civil society, we provide knowledge on how children’s rights can be secured and integrated into business operations. The position is an exceptional opportunity to work with children’s rights and corporate responsibility.

Your assignment 

The purpose of the position is to support the Program Manager and other employees in the daily work. The tasks are varied and the Program Coordinator is expected to be involved in several different projects in order to ultimately influence the corporate sector to put children’s rights on the agenda.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordination, administration and support in the implementation of projects
  • Project support in order to achieve the purpose and deliver according to plan
  • Responsibility to secure and deliver material and support in line with the project plan
  • Specifically support our Program Manager in all phases of our upcoming Global Forum

Requirements

  • You are able to contribute to drive a project forward in accordance with an agreed time plan and budget, with an eye for both the overall structure as well as details
  • The position requires a positive and solution-oriented approach with a willingness to contribute to the team, work independently and take initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate and work with project stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and multi-cultural contexts
  • Well acquainted with Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in English, both orally and written.

Desirable

  • Knowledge and/or deep interest in international relations, humans rights and sustainability issues
  • Formal education within the field of project management
  • Familiarity with the non-profit sector as well as international working experience
  • Knowledge of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030
  • Experience working with Asana or other project management software
  • Experience working with CRM-system SuperOffice

We offer you a position in an evolving organisation with dedicated, enthusiastic colleagues. This is a full-time, fixed term employment to the end of 2022. Our offices are located in Gamla Stan in Stockholm.

Application information

Does this sound interesting? Apply by submitting a cover letter and CV to Lisa Jensen, Head of Finance & HR, lisa.jensen@globalchildforum.org. Selection and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.

Global Child Forum encourages diversity and ensures a fair recruitment process.

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About Global Child Forum

Global Child Forum was founded in 2009 by the Swedish Royal Family, and is a leading platform for children’s rights and business dedicated to innovative thinking, knowledge-sharing and networking. Global Child Forum believes in the power and responsibility of business, working in partnership with all parts of society, to create a prosperous, sustainable and just society for the world’s children. In addition to forums, Global Child Forum delivers research perspectives, best practices and risk assessment tools designed to unlock opportunities for business to integrate children’s rights into their operations and communities. The Honorary Chairman of the Global Child Forum is H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf.