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DRA is looking for a Programme Manager for their DRA Resource Center in Slоviansk (Donetsk oblast), opening in September 2019. The appointment will be from 1 September 2019 until 31 August 2020 with a possibility of multi-year extension, depending on available further project funding. A full-time commitment (40h/week) is preferred.
Background: The civil society in Eastern Ukraine is in a state of flux since the outbreak of the ongoing conflict in this region in 2014. DRA sees active grass-roots networks and well-working horizontal structures in communities as a prerequisite for building a sustainable and democratic society. The DRA Resource Center received funding from the German Federal Foreign office to support active citizens – and particularly young people – in Sloviansk and other cities in the conflict region by providing them with educational and development opportunities, supporting grass-roots initiatives aimed at community development, and by providing international exchange. The Center will facilitate local civil society development by strengthening their capacities, communication and professional exchanges with activists from EU countries and other regions of Ukraine.
The main areas of activity of the Resource Center in Sloviansk will be
The Programme Manager has a key role to play within the small team in supporting the Director of the office with developing and implementing the programmes, projects, and activities of DRA’s projects in East Ukraine. Furthermore, s/he will support the development of an outreach/communications strategy for the office.
- with identifying opportunities for development of culture-sensitive programmes and projects, based on local needs and potentials, and in line with long-term strategies of the office;
- with ensuring effective coordination of local implementing partners;
- with programme and activity planning, development, and management;
- with input for narrative donor reports, monitoring and evaluation of project outputs, and with tracking progress towards indicators;
About the organisation: DRA is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Berlin, working since 1992 with the aim of promoting democratic developments in East European countries through cooperation with Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and other European NGOs, with independent mass media and in cross-sectoral cooperation. The DRA offers youth and other exchange programs in the field of political education, democracy and active citizenship and works to establish links with Western partners. Moreover, the DRA acts as an agency for volunteers between Eastern and Western Europe.
The DRA offers a multi-faceted, flexible and international working environment in a young and dynamic team, a competitive salary, a lot of space for your own ideas. For more information, see: www.austausch.org
Please send your applications (cover letter and CV) as a single PDF document (no larger than 2MB) by 11 August 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will take place in Slоviansk, Ukraine, in the week from 19 August to 23 August 2019.
Tel: +49(0)30/44 66 80 00
Fax: +49(0)30/44 66 80 10