Monitoring & Rights Senior Coordinator

Job Title: Monitoring & Rights Senior Coordinator

Location: flexible – London (Bethnal Green) / hybrid / fully remote

Hours: full time

Reporting to: Monitoring & Rights Manager

Contract: fixed term to 30 April 2026 (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 £41,673, while in France, it will be € 39,639. 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 are looking for a Monitoring and Rights Senior Coordinator to take charge of managing funded monitoring projects in Central Africa. This role involves providing guidance and oversight to the Project Coordinator and Project Officer for project implementation in Central and East Africa, as well as overseeing monitoring, evaluation, learning, and knowledge management. Additionally, the Senior Coordinator will be responsible for financial management, budget adherence, and reporting to donors, while also supporting RFUK’s Monitoring and Rights policy and advocacy efforts.

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 holds a Master’s degree or equivalent experience in law, anthropology, or international development. With at least 5 years of project management experience in charity or international development, they excel in leading large-scale and complex projects. Fluent in both English and French, they possess a deep understanding of forest governance and human rights, particularly in West and Central Africa. Demonstrating strategic thinking, strong negotiation skills, and a commitment to defending human rights, they collaborate effectively with local partners and advocate for marginalised communities. Cultural sensitivity, meticulous attention to detail, and exceptional organisational and communication skills are essential. Additionally, they should be willing to travel up to 16 weeks per year, including 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 16th April 2024:

RFUK is unable to accept and consider applications sent as CV’s

Please note:

  • The first round of interviews are 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 the UK: £41,673. Salary in France, it will be € 39,639.

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

Job type:
Fixed term to 30 April 2026 (with possibility of extension contingent upon funding availability).