Resource Allocation Project Assistant at Amnesty International

Are you looking to gain finance experience in a global organisation? Do you have experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis?

Amnesty International are recruiting for an Intern for 6 months to join a busy finance team supporting the Amnesty movement globally.


The role of the Resource Allocation Project Assistant will be responsible in assisting the effective coordination of the Resource Allocation Mechanism (RAM) team. The role will be responsible for providing financial support for Amnesty national entities to deliver human rights work and growth. The RAM team makes sure Amnesty national entities receiving financial support from the movement are serviced to achieve greater human rights impact.


The Resource Allocation Mechanism team are looking for someone who has excellent experience of analysing qualitative and quantative data, as well as working knowledge and experience of using MS Excel. You will have great interpersonal skills and be able to build and maintain multiple relationships across different teams.

This position would be suited very well to an individual looking to gain experience across this field, and who has a passion of human rights. Candidates with an organised, analytical minded and service focussed outlook would be a best match to this role.


  • Assist with meeting organizing and agenda setting for the Resource Allocation Mechanism process and Resource Allocation Mechanism Committee
  • Assist in communication tasks to the 37 Movement entities on Resource Allocation Mechanism and Fundraising Investment Fund (FIF)
  • Coordinate the drafting and communication of Resource Allocation Mechanism Operational Grants Memorandums of Understandings
  • Keep track of Resource Allocation Mechanism one off grant expenditure and allocations to national entities


  • Demonstrable experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to build and maintain cooperative relationships in a multi-cultural working environment and as part of a team.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure including the ability to cope with deadlines, multiple tasks, and competing demands.
  • A relevant completed or on course for completion qualification, i.e. in social science; international development; public policy; business, economics or finance.


Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

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If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘Apply for this Role’ below.

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N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

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