Global Communities

Project Officer

	 	 

Project Officer

Overview:

Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking a Project Officer for the USAID-funded Up to Youth Activity, which will address youth vulnerable to social exclusion by mobilizing and engaging youth in meaningful ways to effect positive change. Over the five-year period, the Activity will work in selected target areas throughout Kosovo to mobilize youth to be forces for positive change, develop and demonstrate life/soft skills among youth and, develop, build and support resilience partners in fostering an environment for youth to engage in a positive and meaningful way.

Responsibilities:

Based in Pristina, the Project Officer will work across program objectives to coordinate and support the implementation of specific activities. More specifically, the Project Officer will:

  • Work with senior technical leads to coordinate and support the implementation of trainings and workshops in the project’s target areas;
  • Assist senior technical leads in working with youth at the community level to hold reflective dialogues and organize activities;
  • Coordinate logistics and procurement for meetings, trainings, events and any other activities relating to the project’s implementation;
  • Build strong relationships with local youth and youth stakeholders in target areas;
  • Attend and support youth-led events in the target areas;
  • Perform data collection activities under the supervision of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator;
  • Guide youth interns in the collection of primary qualitative data generated through focus groups, outcome harvesting and Most Significant Change exercises;
  • Assist senior technical leads in implementation of mapping exercises; support related dialogues to identify potential activities under the program’s Social Change Fund;
  • Maintain all technical and administrative documentation on initiatives supported through the program’s Social Change Fund, as well as other program activities;
  • Provide feedback and support to Social Change Fund applications, as required; and
  • Assists program staff with developing and producing program materials.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working on development projects focused on youth, community resilience, and economic empowerment.
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced computer skills in a Windows-based environment including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Willingness to learn new software.
  • Self-motivated and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Comfortable with team-oriented approach to work, preferably in a multi-cultural setting.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in social studies, business, international development or a related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in youth projects, preferably under donor-funded programs.
  • Fluency in English and Albanian or other local language required.

How To Apply

  • Please, send your applications with CVs and cover letters to the following address KosovoRecruitment@globalcommunities.org
  • Please state “Last Name, First Name – Job Title” in the subject line of your email.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, submission of applications before the deadline is highly encouraged

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