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Balkans Group is seeking for a full-time PROJECT COORDINATOR

Published at: 2019-01-28

Job Vacancy

 Title: PROJECT COORDINATOR

Status: Full time

Location: Prishtina, Kosovo Reporting to: Executive Director POSITION SUMMARY:

The Project Coordinator will administer and ensure the effective and flexible coordination and implementation of projects within BPRG.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure timely and duly coordination of the projects and implementation of all project activities in accordance with project implementation plan, BPRG objectives, and donor coordination;
  • Support day-to-day supervision of project implementation and overall coordination of project outcomes;
  • Prepares accurate activity and project reports and ensures timely submission to the supervisors and donors;
  • Collect data and conduct monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure outcomes are being met;
  • Identify any support and advice required for the management, planning, and control of the project;
  • Monitor project budget funds to ensure proper financial planning and liaise with Financial Officer and Executive Director on budgetary changes if required;
  • Guide and orient efforts and contributions of project officers, admin staff, and interns to ensure;
  • Assist in the development of the gender mainstreaming strategy and ensure the mainstreaming of gender into all project activities;
  • Ensure maintenance of proper electronic and paper filing systems;
  • Propose and develop new project initiatives within the scope and strategy of the Balkans Policy Research Group;
  • Support the Executive Director and other Balkans Group staff with fundraising efforts and assists on other organisational matters.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced university degree in international development, social sciences, public administration or other relevant fields;
  • At least 5 years' relevant professional experience and detailed working knowledge in one or more areas of the Balkans Group;
  • Strong managerial capabilities and a demonstrated record of successful management of multi-disciplinary tasks;
  • Proven experience in project developments, writing project proposals, project evaluation/reporting and ensure the effective and flexible coordination and implementation of the projects;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, ability to formulate well-targeted project ideas and activities;
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Fluency in spoken and written Albanian, Serbian an advantage
  • A strong capacity for effective teamwork, a high degree of flexibility, willingness to work long hours and under pressure of deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Deal and work with multi- tasks and agendas.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter (in English), CV, three writing samples (in English), and contact details of three references. Successful candidates will be invited for an interview. Applications will be taken on a rolling basis.

Applications with ‘PROJECT COORDINATOR' in the email subject should be emailed to office@balkansgroup.org