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International Governance Coordinator


Location: Brussels, Belgium

Organization: Peace Brigades International

Purpose of the role

This position plays a key internal role in organisational development, management and governance in Peace Brigades International (PBI). The International Governance Coordinator oversees the development and implementation of policy and best practice in finance, human resources and compliance. This position works closely with its counterpart, the International Operations Coordinator to provide a central coordinating function to the international organisation.

Position in the organization

The International Governance Coordinator reports directly to the International Council (IC) and has key relationships with the International Operations Council (IOC) and various committees. It is a four-day-a-week position, has two to three direct reports, and is based in PBI’s International Office in Brussels, Belgium.

Key Responsibilities


  • Oversee and develop international finance strategy and policy
  • Support finance staff in Country Groups and Projects to ensure timely and accountable financial budgeting, monitoring and reporting
  • Oversee the coordination of the International Secretariat’s budget and financial audit

Human Resources

  • Oversee and develop international human resources strategy and policy
  • Manage recruitment processes for the International Office
  • Manage employment, volunteer and consultancy contracts for the International Secretariat


  • Ensure compliance with international and domestic legal requirements
  • Maintain a risk management framework and oversee an organisational risk register
  • Act as a reference point for legal issues


  • Together with the International Coordinator, ensure the organisation of the General Assembly and IC-IOC Face-to-Face Meetings
  • Participate in relevant coordination spaces across the organisation

Supporting functions of the International Office

  • Provide on-going oversight and support, ensure realistic and appropriate workplans, and conduct annual appraisals for staff and consultants

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