Albania | Project Officer

ROLE: Project Officer
COUNTRY: Albania
DUTY STATION: Vlora (COSV office), with frequent missions to Erseke (Kolonja).
PROJECT: Revitalisation of multifunctional Center of Kolonja (Donor: IADSA II)
STARTING DATE: November 2020
DURATION OF CONTRACT: 11 months (with possibilities of extension) with 3 months’ probation period
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 30/10/2020
 
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the direct supervision of COSV Country Coordinator, the incumbent will:
• Support the implementation of project activities and ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Support the implementation of other COSV actions in the Country
• Support the elaboration of project and internal reports
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
• Support the management of the relationships with relevant stakeholders
• Support the identification and formulation of new project proposals
• Ensure a proper information flow with the rest of the team and COSV HQ
• Deliver any other task previously agreed.
 
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
BASIC
• Bachelor’s degree in development cooperation, business management, political science or a related field
• At least 1 year of prior experience in project management
• Fluent in written and spoken English and Albanian
• Excellent communication and organizational skills, teamwork, flexibility
• Driver License
 
DESIDERABLE
• Additional degree or education certification
• Good knowledge of Italian (Intermediate)
• Experience with the IADSA Program and other main institutional donors (EU, AICS);
• Proven knowledge on the following topics: environment and tourism, social inclusion, social enterprise.
 
Note:
To apply, please send your updated CV and motivation letter to the following email address: hr@cosv.org. Please specify in the object: ProjectOfficer/Albania
Application deadline: 30/10/2020.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.