JOB DESCRPTION: “Youth Maker Club Project” Assistant
The “Youth Maker Club” project (YMC) is implemented by the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies (ATIC), supported by Liechtenstein Development Services (LED) which aims to promote the development of the ICT sector in the Republic of Moldova through viable partnerships between the private companies, similar organizations, state institutions, international organizations in order to enhance the competitiveness and development of the sector and company capacities, enlarge the market, attract investments in the country and participate in the decision making and regulatory process on the national and international level.
The project YMC will create a nurturing learning environment that will provide a series of diversified activities, including fun ones that require hands-on application of science, technology and crafts (including mechanics, electricity, electronics). Beyond the technical skills, students will be able to strengthen essential soft skills like problem solving, communication skills, critical thinking, basic digital skills and working in teams. Students will be challenged to choose from a variety of Tekwill-based programs – from more technical workshops and meetups to activities that include making, building, “thinking with their hands” and designing while solving individually or in group a variety of tasks or real-life problems.
ATIC is looking for a Project Assistant for “Youth Maker Club” project
The Project Assistant will be engaged in a wide range of technical responsibilities and youth educational programs related to carrying out activities under the project: “Youth Maker Club”, financed by Liechtenstein Development Service. The position requires managing the duties between half-time assisting the project and the other half in communication with the youth participants.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- Assisting project coordinator in monitoring activities, resources, equipment and information;
- Assisting project coordinator in monitoring action plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures;
- Assisting project coordinator in gathering and structuring data and information necessary for project’s implementation;
- Participate in project meetings and recommend improvements if needed;
- Tracking inventory and logistics needed for project’s activities and from trainers;
- Keep evidence of the students and their participation in the workshop;
- Assuring the documentation and invoice flow with suppliers and partners;
- Tracking project’s documentation and managing the files archive;
- Report updates verbally and in written form to management;
- Work with Project Coordinator on project tracking, monitoring and document control activities.
- Creating graphical content for internal and events communication;
- Maintaining social media activity and communication with the participants;
- BSc or BA degree in information technologies, business, economics, education or social sciences.
- Relevant experience in implementing projects or organizing events
- Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving;
- Able to proactively address potential issues;
- Results-oriented team player with very good analytical skills and problem-solving attitude;
- Fluency in Romanian and Russian (written and spoken), Elementary knowledge of English.
- Very good knowledge in PC Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
- Beginner graphic design skills (and knowledge of photography skills are highly appreciated.
- Reliable, accurate and systematic;
- Goal-oriented, independent, committed, innovative and motivated;
- Able and willing to learn and acquire new knowledge relevant to the position;
- Excellent social and interpersonal communication skills and team spirit.
- Is interested and has some experience working with youth and youth education projects;
Interested candidates shall submit the following documents:
1. Motivation letter;
2. CV of the applicant.
The application package shall be submitted via email to: [email protected], with the subject line: „YMC Project Assistant”, by September 20, 2020 (21:00). Only selected persons will be contacted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.