27. December. 2018. | 03:05


Vacancy announcement



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK WITH US!

Vacancy Announcement

NGO AKTIV announces launch of a new, EU funded project that aims to contribute to overall improvement of ethnic relations in Kosovo and increase understanding and participation of grass-root community actors in initiatives fostering the reconciliation process in Kosovo.

Project is implemented by coalition of three Kosovo based civic society organization Humanitarian Law Centre Kosovo, Artpolis, AKTIV, with support of Documenta from Croatia in the period of 2019-2022.

For this purpose, AKTIV announces a call for application for experienced civic activists with relevant experience in project management and coordination for the positions of 1) Project Manager and 2) Project coordinator

Duty station: North Mitrovica

Salary: competitive compensation package will be offered to suitable candidates

Duration of contract: 42 months with 3-month probation period

1. Project Manager

Main duties:

Project manager will plan, coordinate and implement the activities assigned to AKTIV, design and executes project work plans to meet the goals and objective of the project, submit narrative and financial reports of project partners; plan, design and ensure proper implementation of activities at field-level, prepare and submit monthly and quarterly reports to the Project Manager, share progress of on-going activities of the project and coordinate future plans with project partners; perform other tasks of relevance for project implementation.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University Degree in Law or Social Sciences;
  • At least three years of relevant experience in civic sector in Kosovo or/and region. The working experience in area of reconciliation in Kosovo or/and region will be considered as an asset.
  • Experience in managing projects;
  • Excellent command of written and verbal English and Serbian, including the reporting skills; knowledge of Albanian language is an asset
  • Comfortable to work in multi-cultural and multiethnic environment and move freely across the region 
  • Ability to motivate people;
  • Possess management and leadership skills;
  • Communicate effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques;
  • Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities;
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness;
  • Familiarity with Kosovo political contexts, social dynamics and ethnic relations

2. Youth and culture program coordinator

The coordinator for Youth and Cultural program will support/undertake planning and execution of activities; outreach toward target groups (youth and artists, musicials, students); organize events and liaise with local stakeholders, provide technical and administrative assistance to Project Coordinators; assist in logistical preparation and implementation of events/activities; perform other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University Degree in art, peace and gender studies (and other relevant social sciences)
  • At least one year of relevant experience; coordinating youth projects; project involving artists, students, youth activities etc.
  • Excellent command of written and verbal English and Serbian; knowledge of Albanian language is an asset
  • Familiarity with Kosovo artistic scene as well as awareness of social-political context in the region
  • Ability to motivate young people; to work in multi-cultural and multiethnic environment and move freely across the region 
  • Communicate effectively: speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques;
  • Develop new, creative and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities;
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness

Interested candidates should send their CV with short motivation letter to address office@ngoaktiv.org by January 18, 2019, closure of business.  The position for which candidates applies should be titled in the subject of the email.

The CV must contain at least 2 reference points (persons) that can testify claimed competences of the candidate.

Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview which will be held shortly after expiration of application deadline.

Any inquires related to this Call for Application can be addressed with email to office@ngoaktiv.org