ENABLE Project Coordinator

The role: ENABLE Project Coordinator, based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina with frequent travel within the country

As a member of the ENABLE Project team, the Project Coordinator in his/her capacity will support the Project Manager in development and implementation of the project work plan with related MEAL plan, will be responsible for day-to-day implementation of the activities in close cooperation and coordination with key project stakeholders.  She/he will be in charge of timely preparation of activities as per project timeline, planning logistics of events and procurement of goods and services with the Project Assistant, communication with other staff and facilitate communication with experts. It is her/his responsibility to ensure smooth implementation of all planned activities. The Project Coordinator will maintain regular communication with other members of the Project staff and backstopping country office team and will provide appropriate information and inputs for monitoring, evaluation and reporting purposes.

Qualifications and experience: 

  • At minimum university degree in relevant field;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience  in an INGO environment on programme related to education;
  • Excellent understanding of current legislation and institutional set up of education system in BiH and key stakeholders;
  • Understanding of programme development and implementation, including budgeting, monitoring, review and reporting, partner management and sub-granting;
  • Ability to research, review and synthesize information from a range of sources and produce plans and reports;
  • Facilitating meetings and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to establish effective working relations within the project team,  Country Office backstopping and external actors;
  • Ability to work under pressure, to manage and prioritise competing demands and to meet strict deadlines with quality outputs;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English and B/H/S languages;
  • Valid Driver’s license, driving experience 3-5 years as min and willingness to be to undertake intensive driving within Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children, the organisational mandate and child safeguarding.

Contract length: 12 months including obligatory probation period with possibility of extension.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•    No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•    All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•    Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

Application Information:

Application consisting of CV with names and contact information of three references and a cover letter can be sent by e-mail to: info.nwbalkans@savethechildren.org

The vacancy is open till Friday, 29 June 2018. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Contract - Full-Time

Closing date: Thursday 28 June 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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