Duration of contract: 12 months with possibility of extension
Deadline for application: 10 September 2019
Strating date: 01 October 2019 or earlier
Supervisor: Director for Development, Monitoring and Evaluation
East Europe Foundation is a non-profit, non-political organization established as a foundation, in accordance with the Law on Foundations of the Republic of Moldova. EEF was registered on November 3, 2009 and started its operations on June 1, 2010. The founder of the foundation is a non-governmental organization – the non-profit organization Eurasia Foundation, Washington, D.C. (USA).
EEF goal is to build democratic systems in Moldova, empower Moldovan citizens and foster sustainable development through education, technical assistance and grant programs that promote civil society development, strengthen media, enhance good governance and build economic prosperity. More details about our work can be found on www.eef.md
EEF Strategy for 2017 - 2020 and its projects are funded by Sweden, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the European Union and other donors.
From the programmatic view, the EEF Strategy consists of two inter-related programs with corresponding components conducive to their implementation.
The civil and political and democratic governance program strives to create opportunities to exercise democratic influence through NGO platforms and think tanks actively providing evidence-based input into targeted public policies and engagement of national authorities in designing institutional mechanisms of interaction with civil society.
The second program, social and economic rights and sustainable community development, advances rights and the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in communities through local NGOs, actively mobilising people to (i) constructively engage with duty bearers, (ii) oversee local authorities’ performance, (iii) define and addressing most stringent community needs.
The hired Program Officer will mainly work to implement the “Joint Equal Opportunity Initiative” project that is integral part of EEF Strategy.
The project aims to improve livelihoods and social cohesion of Moldovan population including most vulnerable men and women through more inclusive policies. At national level, the initiative will enable CSO networks representing the vulnerable to act for inclusive policies, designing and implementing joint advocacy agendas focused on indicative policy areas mentioned above. At the local level, the project will work in three targeted districts, empowering local CSOs and initiative groups representing the marginalized to participate in decision-making process, raise human rights awareness, promote activism and mobilization for local development.
Depending on the general workload of EEF staff and diversification of its program portfolio, tasks related to other EEF programs and projects could be assigned to the incumbent.
Duties and responsibilities:
Skills and qualifications:
Interested candidates must submit the following documents:
1. Motivation letter;
2. Curriculum vitae of the applicant, including details of three reference persons.
The application package shall be submitted via email to: email@example.com with the text „Program Officer” in the subject line by 10 September 2019. For additional information on the activities of the East Europe Foundation please visit the following web site: www.eef.md.
Only selected persons will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
EEF provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, language, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, sex, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, opinion, political view or any other status.
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