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INCLO seeks an Equality and Equity program coordinator to drive, coordinate and execute our work on Equality and Equity

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Equality and Equity program coordinator for INCLO. The deadline to apply is 28 February 2024.

The International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) is a network of independent national human rights and civil liberties organizations working to promote fundamental rights and freedoms by supporting and mutually reinforcing the work of its member organizations in their respective countries and collaborating on a bilateral and multilateral basis.

The members of INCLO are: the American Civil Liberties Union; the Association for Civil Rights in Israel; Russia’s Inter-regional Association of Human Rights Organizations “Agora”; the Canadian Civil Liberties Association; Argentina’s Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales; Colombia’s Dejusticia; the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights; India’s Human Rights Law Network; the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union; the Irish Council for Civil Liberties; the Kenya Human Rights Commission; South Africa’s Legal Resource Center; and the UK’s Liberty.

INCLO is looking for an Equality and Equity (EE) program coordinator to drive, coordinate and execute INCLO’s work on EE and promote the participation, engagement and commitment of INCLO member organizations in this line of work.

Post title: Equality and Equity program coordinator

Location: TBD

Duration: one-year contract

Reports to: the program director. The successful candidate will work closely with the 15 INCLO members on EE focal points.

Overall purpose of the post: To coordinate and manage INCLO’s work on EE, with responsibility for carrying out each component of the plan of work and promoting the participation, engagement and commitment of INCLO member organizations in this pillar.

Scope: Across the globe, INCLO members work to advance the right to equal treatment for communities that have long been oppressed, including LGBTQI+ people, women, and ethnic, racial and religious minorities. We advocate not only for equality, but for equity, so as to address people’s different needs and redress historical and systemic disparities through the allocation of resources and opportunities. At present, based on existing commonalities between INCLO members’ work and perceived areas of opportunity, we seek to counter barriers to equal treatment based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and to the right to sexual and reproductive health. Gradually, we will look into expanding our work to secure equal treatment for other marginalized groups.

Major activities for which this post is held accountable:

  • Developing an EE strategy and plan of work in conjunction with the program director and focal points.
  • Driving, monitoring and assisting with the realization of the EE plan of work, working jointly with the focal points.
  • Supervising and working jointly with INCLO’s program assistant for EE.
  • Informing the program director and focal points of the progress towards the achievement of the plan of work.
  • Managing international and domestic events, activities, projects and programs including financial resources identified to meet short-, medium- and long-term objectives.
  • Working with INCLO’s program director and financial coordinator to support financially the realization of the plan of work, including assisting with funding proposals and reports to funders.

The qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience required:

  • Undergraduate degree with 1–3 years of experience
  • Academic and/or work background on EE issues, including on SOGIESC rights, reproductive and sexual rights etc.
  • Experience in the non-governmental sector
  • Excellent command of English (currently the working language of INCLO)
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Strategic capability and leadership
  • Communication, research and writing skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • People management skills
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the realization of human rights


  • Experience in international advocacy actions at UN level
  • Comprehension and knowledge regarding latest trends in this field


Candidates must send their CV and a cover letter by email to with the subject: “INCLO – Equality and Equity”. The deadline to apply is 28 February 2024.