Position: Project Officer

The Project Officer will actively contribute to the current activities of the Research & Development Division with the ultimate aim of respecting, protecting, and enhancing the rights of the child. The Project Officer will have the below as main responsibilities:

  • Support project development and implementation, including administrative tasks,
  • Conduct research and secondary assessments and data collection,
  • Implement capacity building, awareness raising, and non-formal education activities (such as training/workshops/conferences),
  • Seeking funding opportunities and developing grant applications,
  • Assisting in organizing and facilitating dialogue meetings, workshops and seminars,
  • Communicating and disseminating the work of the R&D Division,
  • Network and communication with R&D existing and prospective partners,
  • Represent HFC in partner meetings / conferences in Cyprus and abroad,
  • Contribute to monitoring and reporting activities,
  • Communicate and cooperate with other “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center” departments, keeping updated on the organization’s needs and developments.

 General Obligations:

  • Commitment and adherence to the mission, vision, and guiding principles of “Hope For Children” CRC Policy Center,
  • Participate in weekly or monthly staff meetings, trainings, and other required meetings,
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality policies and procedures,
  • Use supervision effectively and work towards personal and professional growth,
  • Handle confidential information and have the ability to interact tactfully with other staff and beneficiaries at all levels concerning sensitive issues,
  • Work as a team member, providing support as well as constructive feedback in interpersonal interactions,
  • Participate and contribute to relevant events of the organization,
  • Work under the principles of the CRC, without prejudices and with respect to the principle of non-discrimination.

 Required Qualifications:

University degree, preferably at postgraduate level, in a relevant field (such as Social Sciences, Psychology, Education, Law).

 The Project Officer will be:

  • Enthusiastic, proactive, creative
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Goal oriented
  • Effective in time management.

 The Project Officer will have:

  • Strong organization skills and the ability to manage and prioritize workload;
  • Capacity to work productively and effectively under pressure;
  • Flexibility and capacity to adjust promptly and efficiently to new, unforeseen circumstances;
  • Concentration and attention to details;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent spoken and written language skills (English and Greek);
  • Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality;
  • Experience in EU project development and implementation;
  • Prior experience in preparing funding applications/ EU grant proposal considered an advantage;
  • Prior experience in training considered an advantage.

Interested individuals should submit their CV and a cover letter via email to jobs@uncrcpc.org