Hiring: European Project Coordinator
Short term position from hiring to June 2021 with possibility for extension
Deadline to apply: November 20, 2020 | Apply to rec[email protected] with CV and Motivation Letter
Core areas: European project management; violent radicalisation, violent extremism, polarisation, social inclusion and ‘multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder collaboration’
NOTE: This job announcement is recruiting someone to work on ‘European Project Coordination’ within the H2020/ISFP lines on a short-term position from hiring to June 2021, with the possibility for extension based upon job performance. Applicants must be able to prove either:
- Strong project management experience with European projects specifically in H2020 or ISFP lines and preferably from experience working with an NGO; and/or
- Strong NGO experience including reporting to project donors / final project reporting
PATRIR is looking for a motivated, professional and capable European Project Coordinator. The position is part of our project line addressing radicalisation, within the Social Inclusion, Empowerment & Democracy programme line. You will be working with a highly dedicated team of colleagues both at the Institute and from partner organisations across Europe and internationally.
The position requires someone with key skills in project management and reporting – particularly on ISFP/H2020 lines. This will be an important criteria for this job. Additional key competencies include: a communicator able to engage stakeholders and communities including through in-person and social media communication; a collaborator able to work well with stakeholders including civil society partners, local authorities and institutions and to support and develop relations with stakeholders and partners; a manager able to effectively manage a European project and reporting, communication, coordination and stakeholder relations with partners.
Additional skills which would be highly attractive include: project writing and development. We are looking for someone to play a key role in our team and to engage in further development of European projects addressing radicalisation, violent extremism, democracy and related fields.
We are looking for someone who is reliable, professional, brings dedication to their work, is able to work well with others, and can collaborate in teams as well as be counted upon to take up and complete responsibilities. The project involves extensive engagement with European partners. Fluency in English is absolutely required. Other European languages are a bonus.
At PATRIR we are a dynamic, creative and innovating team. We have created a workspace that respects and empowers everyone in the team – inviting ideas, contributions and initiative and actively supporting professional and personal development and growth. In 2011 PATRIR was awarded the World Vision International Peace Prize. In 2017 it won the Luxembourg International Peace Prize for Outstanding Organisation. We are looking for someone who wants to engage constructively to make a real and positive change in Romania, in Europe, and in the world.
If you feel you are that person, if you would love to take up this work and to bring the full breadth of your knowledge, passion and ability to it, please see the full job description below and get in touch with us with an Application Letter / Letter of Motivation and CV.
The Hiring Process will involve at least 2 – 3 rounds, including: 1st – review of applications; 2nd – interviews with top candidates who meet the requirements for the position and who’s applications stands out; 3rd – if required, 2nd round interviews with a full hiring committee. We also want to make sure the position is right for you – and something that will help you thrive and contribute to and be part of work you value, love and enjoy while supporting you in continuing growth and professional and skills development. If you have questions relevant to the position and your possible onboarding with the Institute please let us know by writing to the contact email below.
FOR A MORE DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIFIC PROJECTS – CHAMPIONS & CEAR – THAT THE POSITION WILL ENGAGE WITH, PLEASE SEE THE BOTTOM OF THE POSTING AFTER THE POSITION SPECIFICATIONS.
|Programme||Social Inclusion, Empowerment & Democracy – more specifically our sub-programme line addressing radicalisation, polarisation and social inclusion.|
|Position||European Project Coordinator: Social Inclusion & Countering Radicalisation|
|Location||Cluj-Napoca, Romania (or online during initial period due to COVID)|
|Language Requirements||Romanian Fluency in required. Knowledge of Hungarian would be an excellent addition. C1 or C2 English language knowledge.|
|Duration||7 months initial period with the possibility for extension|
|Deadline to Apply||November 20, 2020|
|Starting Date||As soon as possible. Depends upon the recruitment process.|
Social Inclusion & Countering Radicalisation – European Project Coordinator
The Social Inclusion & Countering Radicalisation – European Project Coordinator will work within the Social Inclusion, Empowerment & Democracy Programme Team. S/he will play a leading role in growing PATRIR’s active engagement in Europe with special focus on our programming to address radicalisation, polarisation and social inclusion. The position requires someone with strong skills in:
Project Management, Consortium Management & Project Reporting
Before anything else, the most important roles in this position are project management and coordination, consortium management and project reporting. This will include:
Additional important skills include:
We are looking for someone great for this position – but there are different ways of being ‘great’. Please only apply if you can absolutely take on the task of project coordination, management and reporting. Beyond that, if you have ‘some’ or many of these skills but not all of them, but feel really motivated by this position and the work it involves, please apply. We want people who will be passionate about growing, learning and bringing their best. Most importantly: work at PATRIR combines passion with professionalism for a purpose. We want someone who will be excited to be part of this purpose, and, through your own character, skills, experience and innovation, help us to develop it further.
|Tasks & Responsibilities|
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
PATRIR has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence in its work and welcomes diversity, creativity and innovation among its staff. We strongly encourage candidates to apply who will enrich PATRIR’s culturally inclusive environment and who wish to be part of a dynamic and growing team in one of Europe’s most exciting organisations. What is vital to us: PATRIR needs colleagues who will approach their work and commitments with professionalism, passion and reliability – to be someone who can be relied on by colleagues, partners and stakeholders. Someone who works and engages well with colleagues and brings a positive attitude and approach to their work is essential.
Candidates should have:
|Salary||Starting salary range is Euros 800 – 1100 net / in hand (after taxes) depending upon experience and qualifications, with the ability to increase salary further through project development and performance.|
Interested applicants are invited to send an email with a CV and Application Letter detailing your motivation and interest for the position and your qualifications for it – what makes you uniquely suited for this position – by November 20, 2020, to:
With the subject line: Countering Radicalisation – European Project Coordinator
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECTS
The position will engage with the following project: CHAMPIONs
CHAMPIONs: Brief Description
CHAMPIONs’ central action is to establish permanent working groups – ‘CHAMPIONs Roundtables’ – combining ‘first line practitioners’ (FLPs) of different disciplines, professions and institutions / agencies, to jointly develop effective solutions to counter polarisation, build resilience, protect vulnerable groups in their local communities and improve social inclusion and cohesion. FLPs will be trained to build capacity to design solutions and programmes to most effectively address the drivers of polarisation, and to collaborate most efficiently by breaking down institutional barriers. Medium term: their actions not only directly affect vulnerable individuals, but also the wider community – who will be engaged in awareness-raising events – as well as local and national policymakers.
To facilitate these processes of joined-up solution development, an online platform will be produced combining three central instruments: (i) ‘Alert’ – a collation of tools and services developed under other EU-funded projects that enable FLPs to bring attention to key focal issues to address in their community (e.g. social media monitoring tools); (ii) ‘Arena’ – a communication & cooperation mechanism that enables instantaneous information exchange either privately, between collaborating FLPs, and publicly through sharing good practice and highlighting strengths / weaknesses of certain actions; (iii) ‘Training Yard’ – a capacity-building resource centre which FLPs can engage with either individually or as a group, complete with learning materials, video-tutorials, good practice guidelines/handbooks and case study simulation exercises developed through the project action.
The long-term aim of the project is to transfer this pilot model to other communities across the EU where other FLP Roundtables are established and become users of the developed platform. To achieve this, synergies with related EU-funded projects, platforms and networks will be harnessed throughout the project and after its implementation period.
CHAMPIONs: General Objectives
To improve impact and effectiveness of FLP interventions to counter and prevent polarisation through enhanced on-site cooperation models, information sharing and dedicated on-line platform. Through a multi-stakeholder process, joint needs assessment, and collaborative development of online and on-site tools, CHAMPIONs will create tailored, customised infrastructure and instruments responding to the real conditions and needs of FLPs – designed for use and scaling across Europe. The project will create models of cooperation where FLPs that work with vulnerable groups can build resilience in their communities and improve policy and practice in support of social inclusion and safe cities.
Please note: Applications on FB will not be considered. Only applications sent to [email protected] and including both your CV and Motivation Letter will be considered.
Hiring Requirement: The position is open for applicants who are already located and with right to work in the EU. Priority is given to applicants from or able to move to Cluj-Napoca, Romania, however other applications from within the EU – which meet all other requirements – will be considered.
Due to high numbers of applications we are only able to reply to applicants who meet the hiring requirements for this position.