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Project Coordinator, Protect Portal


Who We Are

IJM is the global leader in protecting the poor from violence in the developing world. Our global team of over 1,200 professionals are at work in over 30 countries. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice for the poor unstoppable.

Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.

The Need

IJM is seeking a Project Coordinator to support with consolidation and day to day operations of IACAT ProtectPortal: Data Harmonization Project with DOJ-IACAT and IJM Global Program Against OSEC. This role is project-based and is the candidate is expected to efficiently manage and coordinate various parts of the project mainly data harmonization and data management components. The ideal candidate is a leader who brings significant experience coordinating complex projects, providing exceptional organization, efficiency, and clarity to coordinate projects. The ideal candidate will help the IACAT ProtectPortal project team be efficient and aligned on each key stage of the project: design, consultation, development, training, turn-over and reporting. He/She will work closely with the Director Monitoring and Evaluation and the Senior Lead for Criminal Justice Monitoring and Evaluation of the Global Programs Against OSEC to ensure that the team and the partners meet project objectives, deliverables timely and efficiently. The Project Coordinator will support the IACAT ProtectPortal project team on various administrative tasks related to the project. These include coordination of meetings, information dissemination, organizing and communicating all the details of projects and specific assignments to team members and partners. He/She will serve as a liaison between team members and the Project POCs /Managers from IJM and DOJ-IACAT to achieve the goals of the project. He/She will support organizing the project towards its timely and efficient completion within budget.

This position is based in Manila, Philippines, and reports to the Director Monitoring and Evaluation and the Sr. Lead for Criminal Justice Monitoring and Evaluation.



  • Regular communications with the project POCs, technical working group and consultants, implementation partners, and secondary data partners regarding progress and relevant meetings for project activities
  • Organize, schedule meetings, and distribute minutes to project team

Monitoring & Evaluation, Research and Learning

  • Work with the MERL Director and MERL team in assessing the needs and enhancements prior to drafting of documents needed for various project and M&E needs.
  • Facilitate the collection and organization of relevant data and information required for the preparation of request for proposals, reports, and briefings for the MERL Team.
  • Work with the MERL Director, Sr. Analyst, Justice System Monitoring & Technology, Senior Lead, Criminal Justice System M&E and pillar owners in reviewing the standard and custom indicators for the completion of Monitoring Framework Matrix as needed.

MERL Project

  • Work with Sr. Lead, National CJS M&E on providing support and coordination with various government agencies f0r the Data Harmonization Project.
  • Work with M&E Leads on program management initiatives as needed.

Documentation, Reporting, & Data Management

  • Collect and organize government information/JDS data required for preparation of interactive reports and briefings.
  • Documentation of all projects, including lessons learned and knowledge management.
  • Ensure projects adhere to IJM policies and frameworks; maintain documentation appropriately for each project.
  • Reporting to stakeholders at all levels on the health of the project

Events and Logistics

  • Execute events and logistics as needed by the project
  • Tasks related to event planning, conceptualization, and logistical arrangements for execution of internal and external events, engaging all necessary stakeholders when needed.

General Tasks

  • Provide project administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks as required to support project completion
  • Participate in IJM’s spiritual formation and professional development programs.


  • University degree in International Development, Public Policy, Business, Law, Economics, Public Health, Criminal Justice, Administration or another related field.
  • At least three years of experience in project coordination or a related field.
  • Proven ability to communicate and collaborate with multi-disciplinary program teams to understand goals and competing priorities, and translate data into programmatic recommendations.
  • Proficient in group facilitation with demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with external and internal partners.
  • Demonstrated success in project coordination

Critical Qualities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proven ability collaborate with multi-disciplinary program teams to understand goals and activities
  • Strong computer skills, including high level knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to make complex technical concepts easy to understand for non-technical audiences
  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed
  • Strong service ethic and passion to help people suffering injustice
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and disciplined with priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Patient, flexible, and persistent
  • Unfailing integrity and honesty
  • Effective team player and leader
  • Works well under stress and minimal supervision
  • Punctual, manages time and resources effectively
  • Professional, diplomatic, and mature in judgment and demeanor
  • Able to work effectively and appropriately in a cross-cultural setting
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Send Job Application (Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith*) to:

*What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

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