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Center for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Developmet: Θέση Εργασίας (μισθός €1.000-€2.000)

Center for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Developmet – SeeD: Eastern Europe Regional Specialist – Nicosia

Job Title: Eastern Europe Regional Specialist

Employer: The Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD)

Duty station: Home office, Ukraine

Reports To: Head of Operations

Contract Duration: 3 months, subject to extension and renewal

Contract Status: 3 – 5 days (24 – 40 hours) a week depending on qualifications, experience and commitment

Salary Range: 1000 – 2000 € (full time rate) depending on qualifications and experience

Start Date: 1st September 2017

Summary:

The Eastern Europe Regional Specialist will be part of SeeD’s Eastern Europe Research team and support the coordination and implementation of SCORE Ukraine and SCORE Moldova research efforts with different partner organizations. The Eastern Europe Regional Specialist will work in close liaison with the Head of Operations and SCORE data analysts, support the Research Team in research and fieldwork design, data interpretation and policy work, undertake networking and consultations meetings with key stakeholders, organize and conduct dialogue and reflection groups, and develop communications and outreach strategies, pursue and consolidate partnerships in Eastern Europe. For more information on the position please contact Spyros Christou via email: christou@seedsofpeace.eu

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the Eastern Europe Research team in conceptualizing, designing, implementing and reporting research processes and projects;
  • Work closely with Head of Operations and Data Analysis team in understanding and interpreting the research findings, and their policy implications;
  • Conduct desk research on particular research needs and concepts, and develop measurement instruments and scales as needed;
  • Understand the significance of research findings, contribute to the development of policy recommendations and be able to elicit key messages for different audiences in collaboration with the Researcher Team and implementing partners;
  • Organize events, meetings and consultations with key political and societal stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the organization and implementation of project deliverables and activities such as reflection group meetings, participatory dialogue meetings, public outreach events and the like;
  • Support administrative and organizational tasks of the current projects in Ukraine and Moldova such as preparing reports, project updates, translation of outputs into Russian and Ukrainian;
  • Contribute to communications and outreach strategy by creating and developing innovative dissemination material such as visuals, graphs, infographics, social media posts and updates;
  • Build and maintain a network of donor organizations and funders committed to supporting SCORE and the work SeeD in Eastern Europe.

Essential Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Masters degree in sociology, psychology, political science, international relations, development studies or other relevant field;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the design and implementation of interdisciplinary research and in the publications of results;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in working with non-governmental organizations or donor-funded projects, peacebuilding and reconciliation efforts;
  • Good knowledge of the Eastern European context;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English, Russian and Ukrainian;
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods;
  • Good knowledge of common software programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat etc.);
  • A strong commitment to peace, sustainable development and the principles of SeeD;
  • Strong communication, organization and prioritization skills;
  • Strong sense of responsibility, professionalism and thoroughness;

Desirable Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • Writing and communication skills in Romanian
  • Knowledge of and experience in facilitation techniques;
  • Experience in the design, development and implementation of participatory peacebuilding strategies.
  • Policy and project management experience
  • Experience in proposal writing;
  • Knowledge of internal monitoring and evaluation processes;
  • Knowledge of design software such as Corel Draw, In-Design, Photoshop;

Terms of Engagement:

The position is envisioned to be minimum 3 days a week (24 hours). Depending on qualifications, expertise and years of experience, full-time monthly fees can range from 1,000 EUR to 2,000 EUR. Contract will be based on a consultancy services agreement. The initial contract will be for a six-month trial period (September to December 2017), subject to renewal.

Application Process:

Please send the following documents to christou@seedsofpeace.eu by 25th August 2017 17:00pm (GMT+2)

  • Full CV
  • Two References, to be sent directly to SeeD by the referee.
  • A short covering letter of 500 words

* Short-listed candidates will be asked to complete short test that will evaluate the candidates’ research competences, and successful candidates invited for an interview.

More information on SeeD can be found at: http://www.seedsofpeace.eu/

More information on SCORE can be found at: http://www.scoreforpeace.org/

 

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