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Ideal candidate:

University education.

Good command of English (written and spoken).

Experience working in NGO field.

Experience in Project implementation (3-5 years).

Experience in the fields of social inclusion, professional education, labor market inclusion of vulnerable groups would be an asset.

Minimum skills and capabilities:

Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.

Good communication skills and conversational command of English (spoken and written).

Ability to work in complex environments and to ensure that deadlines are met by internal and external stakeholders (good prioritization and time management skills).

Ability to ensure that internal and external stakeholders understand and duly follow HEKS/EPER’s procedures and guidelines.

Excellent IT and computer skills (particularly Microsoft Excel and accounting software).

Diligent and trustworthy person with appropriate attention to details.

Excellent team player and social capabilities.

Available for local and national travel.

Professional, cooperative, efficient and effective working attitude.

Sensitivity in working with people from different nations, cultures, religions.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The position insures operational assistance for current and future portfolio of Development Cooperation projects and support for administrative work in daily operations.

– Monitoring: Assist in collecting data and on project monitoring visits. Monitoring project’s activities.

– Participation at the Partners’ meetings.

– Reports: Assist in doing research and writing reports. Collaboration with partners for the completion of technical reports.

– Keeping contact with the project’s partners during implementation.

– Applications: Actively involved in all phases for applying to new project, grant/calls, project implementation.

– Administration: Responsible for administrative tasks and communication, in charge of procurement.

Description of the company

HEKS/EPER Swiss Church Aid is the aid organization of the Protestant Churches of Switzerland and has its headquarters in Zurich/Switzerland. HEKS/EPER works towards a more humane and more equitable world, assisting people and communities irrespective of their religion to overcome economic, social or humanitarian disparities in order to gain autonomy and to live with dignity. Therefore, HEKS/EPER engages in development cooperation, humanitarian aid and church cooperation.

HEKS/EPER Romania Foundation was registered in December 2015. The Foundation’s mission is to support people from Romania who need social and economic help. Our projects address the marginalized and vulnerable groups of the Romanian society. To implement them, we work with various non-governmental partner organizations from the country. HEKS/EPER is currently scaling up its country project portfolio, looking at identifying long term solutions for vulnerable children for a better transition from gymnasium to professional schools or any other form of education. Also we work towards a better inclusion in the labor market for the people/youth coming from vulnerable communities.

HEKS/EPER is looking for an experienced Project Officer (full time) who will be involved in the implementation of projects but also in the development of new ones. Duration of the assignment is one year with the option for extension. Duty station of the assignment is Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

The application will include a letter of intent and CV and can be send at romania@heks-eper.org until the 15th of December 2020.