Project Administrative Coordinator (MENA region), EED – European Endowment for Democracy
Opportunity type : Job Opportunities
The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is an independent, grant-making organisation, established in 2013 by the European Union (EU) and EU member states to foster democracy in the countries of the European Neighbourhood and beyond.
Since its inception, EED has provided over 500 grants and evolved into a vibrant, innovative and respected member of the democracy support community. EED funds a vast array of pro-democracy actors including human rights and political activists, pro-democratic movements, civil society organisations, independent journalists and media.
This is a great opportunity to join EED in a challenging and varied role. As Project Administrative Coordinator, you will play a key role as part of a small team responsible for monitoring the implementation of a number of assigned EED grants in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and preparing documentation for the relevant donor. Experience in civil society-related projects/programmes in the EU Southern Neighbourhood and a demonstrated track-record in grant-making and/or project management is essential.
Applicants should hold a degree in Economics, International Affairs, Law, Political Science, International Development or a related discipline. Full professional working knowledge of English is required as well as thorough working knowledge of Arabic and French.