Vacancy Announcement: Program Coordinator Democracy and Human Rights

Open position

The Heinrich Böll Foundation Tirana Office is welcoming applications for the open position of Program Coordinator for our component of “Democracy and Human Rights” starting at the earliest possible date.

The deadline for applications is 10th of April 2022.

The Heinrich Böll Foundation Tirana Office is welcoming applications for the open position of Program Coordinator for our component of “Democracy and Human Rights” starting at the earliest possible date.

The deadline for applications is 10th of April 2022.

Fostering democracy and upholding human rights, taking action to prevent the destruction of the global ecosystem, advancing gender equality, securing peace through conflict prevention in crisis zones, and defending the freedom of individuals against excessive state and economic power – these are the objectives that drive the ideas and actions of the Heinrich Böll Foundation.

We maintain close ties to the German Green Party (Alliance 90/The Greens) and as a think tank for green visions and projects, we are part of an international network encompassing well over 100 partner projects in approximately 60 countries.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for developing, planning and implementing the program in consultation with the Head of Office

  • Deputizing for Head of Office in matters relating to the program

  • Responsibility for implementing collective undertakings of gender democracy and diversity in own field of work

  • Maintaining contact with national and international organizations relevant to the program

  • Working with cooperation partners on program and project concepts and implementation, reporting; examination of submitted proposals/concepts/financial documents

  • Point of contact for matters relating to program content

  • Responsibility for defining the content of contracts with partner organizations; monitoring fulfilment of contracts including service agreements and cooperation agreements

  • Preparation of substantive program reports and activity documentation

  • Preparation, control and adjustment of the program budget

  • Responsibility for compliance in own field of activity with the statutory regulations as well as the internal regulations of the Heinrich Böll Foundation

  • Analysis of national and international socio-political developments relating to the democracy and human rights program

  • Responsibility for planning, implementing and evaluating program segments, in cooperation with the program partners or on the office's own responsibility, in compliance with the guidelines of the Heinrich Böll Foundation and in compliance with the laws and guidelines of the country or region

  • Involvement in the public relations and outreach work (preparation of PR articles, social media, website) for the office and program

Qualifications and experience:

  • Academic university degree (M.A.) in relevant field (political science, economics, social sciences, humanities or law), preferably in an international context

  • At least five years' experience working in socio-political, international project and political education work

  • Very good knowledge of the respective fields

  • Knowledge of manifesto and policies of B90/The Greens (incl. in the context of the region)

  • Very good knowledge of the social and political transformation process in Albania

  • Knowledge of local actors (political parties, civil society, German and international donors)

  • Very good project management skills (incl. formulation, presentation, implementation and monitoring of projects)

  • Experience in public funds management and finances

  • Fluency in written and spoken Albanian and English or German (additional German or English language skills are an advantage)

  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Office and experience in social media

We offer:

  • A varied role with great potential for creativity and development, giving you the chance to experience something new every day

  • The opportunity to work in an international environment

  • A salary commensurate with similar positions in Tirana

The job location is Tirana, Albania. The position is full-time.

Application:

Please send your CV, letter of recommendation and motivation letter (in English or German) by e-mail to al-info@al.boell.org

The deadline for applications is 10th April 2022.

The successful candidate must be able to live and work in Albania.

Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.