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Project Coordinator, Ukraine

Fondation Hirondelle is searching for a Project Coordinator to launch and implement a project supporting media affected by the conflict in Ukraine. This position could evolve depending on the situation in the field and available funds to pursue activities.

Mission Description:
The Project Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of all field-based activities as described in the project document and will have primarily a coordination, facilitation and liaison role with the key stakeholders involved in the project, namely: Fondation Hirondelle production & broadcasting partners based inside or outside Ukraine; a selected group of media inside Ukraine, and a team of editorial producers working in Ukraine and remotely. The Project Coordinator is supervised by the Programme Manager in Lausanne.

Main outputs:

  • Ensure the timely implementation of actives according to the defined action plan; monitor
    progress on all activities and indicators and reporting.
  • Gather evidence of activity implementation by media partners by verifying information from
    editorial teams, media partners, and correspondents. The consultant should have or quickly
    develop a network in various areas of Ukraine to be able to verify broadcasting by partners
    and have open lines of communication with local stakeholders
  • Monitor the evolution of the conflict in Ukraine from a media perspective in order to adapt
    activities to changing needs, and to be able to identify funding opportunities.
  • Ensure coordination of activities with project partners stakeholders and beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate between the editorial teams (both remote and in-country), Fondation Hirondelle
    headquarters and correspondents in-country to ensure proper financial management and
    reporting (requesting payments, collecting and sending support documents, writing reports)

Skills required:

  • Excellent project management and communications skills; previous experience in media
    development or journalism is an asset.
  • A problem-solver who is flexible, thrives in challenging contexts, works well under pressure
    and comfortable in a multicultural context.
  • Proficiency in English, Russian, and Ukrainian languages is mandatory.

Conditions: This consultancy is based in Ukraine or a bordering country, 6-month posting. Depending on funding and context evolution, these TOR may be renewed. The preferred start date is as soon as possible.

To apply, send a CV to Nicholas.mansson@hirondelle.org as soon as possible. CVs will be reviewed as they are received until the candidate is selected

Organisation: Foundation Hirondelle

Deadline: 01/05/2022

Location: Ukraine or a bordering country

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