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Programme Officer for Ukraine

Status: Open

Type:
  • Employment

Organisation: Kvinna till Kvinna

Deadline: 21/07/2024

Location: Tbilisi

Kvinna till Kvinna is looking for a Programme Officer for Ukraine to be based in their regional office in Tbilisi, from where their work for the South Caucasus and Eastern Europe is managed.

As a Programme Officer for Ukraine based in Tbilisi, you will be part of the South Caucasus and Eastern Europe team within the Programme Department. You report to the Regional Director.

Responsibilities

The Programme Officer for Ukraine holds the responsibility of ensuring that the implementation of the Ukraine programme is compliant with Kvinna till Kvinna’s mandate, policies and working methods and is responsible for the following key tasks:

  • Ensure close dialogue with partner organisations throughout the project cycle; conduct partner visits (when and where possible in Ukraine considering the program needs and security situation on the ground) and other monitoring activities, provide technical and strategic assistance;
  • Provide continuous support to partner organisations and organise experience exchange, study trips, network meetings and capacity-strengthening activities according to the annual plan;
  • Develop regular reports on programme implementation and current political developments in the country to donors, Head Office and any other stakeholders, as per need;
  • Assess applications and reports from partner organisations;
  • Contribute to the development of donor applications and reports, annual operational plans, budgets, context analyses and risk assessments for the South Caucasus and Eastern Europe programme;
  • In close cooperation with other program staff, conduct general administration and financial procedures in relation to programme implementation;
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating events, trainings and workshops;
  • Participate in regional and global working groups to further develop methods and thematic areas of Kvinna till Kvinna;
  • Act as one of the key persons of contact and communication from Kvinna till Kvinna at external meetings and functions, for example with donors, the Swedish Embassy, international organisations and other NGOs.
Professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Rights, Gender Studies, Conflict and Peacebuilding, Political Science or any other related field;
  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience with civil society, women’s human rights, gender equality, peacebuilding, women’s empowerment, women’s political activism and/or organisational development;
  • In-depth experience in project cycle management and in planning, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience of adhering to and monitoring programme budgets;
  • Experience in drafting donor reports and donor proposals;
  • Experience in identifying and providing capacity building to CSOs;
  • Experience working with or in conflict-affected countries or countries at war with security issues, including a good understanding of conflict sensitivity and Do No Harm approaches;
  • Good understanding of human rights and the application of a rights-based approach in development cooperation;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Ukrainian and English
  • Skilled in the standard Microsoft Office package;
  • Experience working on human rights, gender equality and/or feminist issues in Ukraine;
  • Right to live and work in Georgia.
How to apply

The deadline for applications is 21 July, 2024. To learn more about this position and apply, please click here.

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