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Programme Coordinator

Balkan Investigative Reporting Regional Network – BIRN Hub, is opening a call for the position of Programme Coordinator.

Major duties and responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for coordinating and implementing BIRN project activities and ensuring these activities are delivered on time, within the agreed budget and to the highest standards.
  • Work collaboratively with the programmes teams to maximize productivity.
  • Collaborate with different project teams, contributing to the entire project lifecycle.
  • Organise and monitor schedules and see that deadlines are met.
  • Coordinate efforts within the team and with outside consultants efficiently.
  • Act as first point of contact for the Regional Director: deal with correspondence, manage diaries and organize meetings and appointments.
  • Remind the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines.
  • Type, compile and prepare reports, presentations and correspondence.
  • Manage databases and filing systems.
  • Organise and implement trainings and other events for the staff of the network and outside audiences.
  • Assist in other duties related to logistics, as required.
  • Maintain and develop relations with donors and carry out other reasonably requested administrative and operational duties.
Key requirements:
  • University degree in political science, journalism, international relations, law or social science.
  • Well organised, able to prioritise; goal-oriented, multi-tasker.
  • Strong background in media and/or digital rights.
  • Strong understanding of project and programme-based planning and monitoring.
  • Ability to collect and analyse information, with the aim to provide recommendations, and guidance.
  • Ability to travel all over South-East Europe and interact with colleagues from different countries and backgrounds.
  • Experience in organisation of events (training, conferences, missions).
  • Skilled and experienced in communication with donors, partners and other counterparts.
  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative.
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English and at least one of the regional languages.

Please submit a detailed CV and a cover letter with two references, responding to the points raised in the job specifications, with a clear indication which of the three positions you are applying for, not later than June 19, 2022, to our regional operations unit, at nikola.cace@birnnetwork.org. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate should start work as soon as possible.

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Organisation: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)

Deadline: 19/06/2022

Location: Sarajevo, Belgrade, Pristina, Tirana, Skopje or remote

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