Open Call for application – Project coordinator

Position: Project coordinator
Location: Prishtina, Kosovo
Type of Contract: Part-time
Duration:  One year (Renewable)
Reports to:  Executive Director

General information

Lens is seeking for a potential candidate to join our team in the position of Project Coordinator for the USAID-funded project “Up To Youth”. Up to Youth is a five-year, positive youth development project working with youth 15 – 24 years of age. The project goal is to empower youth to make a positive impact on their communities and build youth resiliency to risky behaviors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute the project activities according to the project plan;
  • Plan, monitor and implement project activities;
  • Ensure that the objectives are achieved in accordance with the principles of the organization and donor;
  • Coordinate meetings, activities, and workshops in the field;
  • Communicate with partners as outlined in funding agreements;
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the
  • successful completion of the project;
  • Write reports on the project for management and for contracting partner;
  • Be strongly committed and work collaboratively with Lens team, youth and whole Up to Youth project team;

Requirements Qualifications

  • Completed Bachelor degree with at least 10 years of experience or Master`s degree or equivalent degree in accordance with nature of the project and relevant work experience at least 5 years;
  • Proven experience in project management;
  • Fluency in Albanian and English, both written and spoken;
  • Good knowledge of Serbian language is an advantage;
  • Proven experience collaboration with USAID, the UN, or other international agencies is desirable;
  • Knowledge of the non-profit sector;
  • Has the ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment and to cultivate productive relationships with Government partners and other donors;
  • Knowledge of the labor market, business, and entrepreneurship sector;
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills, networking with youth and ability to prioritize tasks;
  • Excellent computer and writing skills, including Microsoft Office;
  • Able to work independently with little supervision.

Application procedure

Interested candidates have to submit following application documents on with the subject “Project coordinator-Your Name”:

  • A curriculum vitae (CV);
  • A motivation letter;

Applications will be accepted until the 22nd of February 2020!