Monitoring & Rights Project Coordinator

Job Title: Monitoring & Rights Project Coordinator

Location: Flexible – London (Bethnal Green) / Hybrid / Fully Remote

Hours: Full Time

Reporting to: Monitoring & Rights Manager

Duration of Contract: one year (with possibility of extension contingent upon funding availability).

Salary: this job is offered in both the UK and France. Due to higher employer costs in France, the gross salary for this position varies between the two countries. In the UK, it will be £39,314, while in France, it will be € 37,361. Please be informed that RFUK operates on a fixed salary grid, and as such, salaries are non-negotiable.


About the role

(For further details regarding the role and specific qualifications required, please consult the Job Description)

We’re seeking a Monitoring and Rights Project Coordinator to oversee funded projects within our Monitoring & Rights team in Central and East Africa.

This role involves supporting the Monitoring and Rights Senior Coordinator in maintaining consistent communication with ForestLink partners and users in the region.

The post holder will also lead on the implementation of the ForestLink strategy throughout these territories.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation working at the forefront of the fight against tropical deforestation, climate change and social injustice.


Person specifications

The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in project management within charity or international development settings. They should demonstrate a strong understanding of forest governance and human rights, particularly in West and Central Africa, and exhibit leadership in strategic project development and fundraising. Proficiency in both English and French is essential, alongside experience in financial management and a personal commitment to defending human rights. Additionally, they should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and the ability to work under pressure in complex environments, including up to 16 weeks of travel per year to remote forest areas.

We welcome all applicants and encourage those who believe they may not strictly meet all requirements to apply, demonstrating in their cover letter why they are the right fit for the role.

If you have any specific questions about the role itself, please email our Recruitment Team (

Application process

To apply, please complete this application form by 23.59pm (GMT) Tuesday 16 April 2024:


RFUK is unable to accept and consider applications sent as CVs.

Please note:

  • The first round of interviews is expected to take place between the 1 and 3 of May.
  • Proficiency in both French and English will be assessed as part of the selection process.

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Flexible – London (Bethnal Green) / Hybrid / Fully Remote

Salary in UK: £39,314. Salary in France: € 37,361.

Closing date:
By 23.59pm (GMT) Tuesday 16 April 2024

Job type:
One year contract (with possibility of extension contingent upon funding availability).