Assistant Programme Officer for the Active Citizens Fund (ACF)

Υποβολή μέχρι: 24/03/2022
Τοποθεσία: Athens

Position: Full Time

Starting Date: ASAP

Child Safeguarding Policy: Level 1 – The job holder does not have regular contact with children

The Active Citizens Fund: The Active Citizens Fund in Greece is supported through a € 12m grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021 financial mechanism. The program aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active Citizens Fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Reviewing project proposals/ grant applications and preparing relevant reports and recommendations to the competent bodies of the ACF Programme
  • Monitoring progress and evaluating the social impact of the funded projects. Reviews progress reports
  • Reviews financial reports in collaboration with Finance dpt
  • Regularly contacting organisations to follow up on project implementation and to improve the efficiency and sustainability of projects
  • Conducting site visits
  • Management of project budgets in collaboration with Finance dpt
  • Building partnerships, develop collaborations and synergies
  • Preparing grant letters/ project agreements in collaboration with Legal dpt
  • Preparing and reviewing financial and other documentation to support audits
  • Preparing internal and external programme reports as required
  • Managing project data and regularly updating the Programme’s CRM system
  • Carrying out administrative actions relating to the implementation of projects / grants

Job Requirements / Skills Required

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor and Master’s degree in relevant field (i.e. humanities, social sciences, legal)
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the NGO humanitarian sector in Greece
  • Project management skills regarding development, staffing, budgeting and scheduling
  • Fluency in Greek and English
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint). Knowledge of workflow and CRM will be appreciated
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Confidence in working on own initiative, while being part of a team
  • Team player
  • Excellent communications skills

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter to mentioning in the email subject “Assistant Programme Officer”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Recruitment processes reflect SN’s commitment to keeping children safe from harm and abuse. Employment is subject to SN Child protection standards, including background checks and adherence to SN Child Safeguarding Policy.

Due to the urgency of recruitment, SN reserves the right to complete the process as soon as the suitable candidate has been identified. Interested candidates should submit their applications (CV and motivation letter) not later than by March 24th, 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Remarks: Before submitting your CV, please read carefully the employees’ privacy notice on the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the respective Greek legislation.

For roles that will have regular contact with vulnerable populations SolidarityNow is obliged to seek information about criminal convictions and offences, and selected candidates will be requested to provide a recent copy of criminal record.

Following the preventive measures against COVID-19, holding a vaccination certificate or undergoing Covid-19 antigen tests as per government directions is mandatory.