Extended deadline: People in Need Moldova is hiring Project Field Assistants



Description:

Organisation

People in Need

Job Title         

Project Field Assistants

Duty Station

1 Assistant in Bălți

1 Assistant in Comrat

Application Deadline

25 February 2022

Type of contract

Service contract

Education & Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree / at least 1 year of relevant experience

Required Languages

Romanian, or Russian; English is a plus

Expected duration of Assignment

2 months

Starting Date

As soon as possible

Background

People in Need (PIN) is a Czech non-governmental organization that provides relief aid and development assistance while working to defend human rights and democratic freedom. It is one of the largest relief and development organizations in post-communist Europe and has administered projects in 37 countries over the past 20 years. See here for more information about PIN: www.peopleinneed.net.

From 2009 onwards, PIN has added development programmes to its work in Moldova, building a vision and practices that keep people and communities at the centre of our work. Throughout its presence in the country, PIN has been contributing to the development of following sectors: Sustainable Livelihood and Environment, Social Inclusion and Protection, Good Governance.

Position overview

Short description of the project

The Project Field Assistant will be part of the project team “Supporting together the vulnerable population affected by the energy crisis”, funded by the European Union and implemented by PIN Moldova, with the involvement of the Government of the Republic of Moldova and local public authorities. The aim of the project is to provide support to vulnerable groups affected by the energy crisis. Project activities are planned for 16 months, during which time elderly people, low-income families and families with many children, people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups will be supported with financial and material aid as needed. Under this project, social service providers and civil society organisations will be selected to receive grants to increase their capacity of providing social services to vulnerable groups.

Technical focus:
The Project Field Assistant’s primary role is to support in the implementation of the project activities under the leadership of the Project Coordinator. S/he works directly with beneficiaries while continually informs the Project Coordinator about the progress and changing conditions in the field.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • organizes and conducts individual meetings with beneficiaries;
  • supports with the distribution of financial assistance to beneficiaries;
  • collects information relevant for project implementation from communities and administration;
  • supports Monitoring department with data collection from beneficiaries;
  • supports the Project Coordinator in planning and implementing of the project;
  • continuously informs the management about progress in project activities implementation;
  • implements other project related duties as assigned by the Project Coordinator.

Qualification:

  • At least 1 year of relevant experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Good writing and speaking skills in Romanian and Russian languages. English is an advantage. 

Desirable skills:

  • Previous experience in community work;
  • A good listener, builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, team members and external partners at the community level;
  • Ability to manage time, prioritize tasks, respond quickly to requests;
  • Reliable and self-reliant personality.

Application instructions:

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Cover Letter (in Romanian/Russian/English);
  • Full CV (in Romanian/Russian/English);
  • Contacts of two references with a possibility of including the supervisor in the most recent work assignment.

The above shall be sent to the following link: https://apply.workable.com/people-in-need-2/j/51A43DA780/apply/

Deadline for applications: February 25, 2022, by COB. The applicants will be invited for interviews on the rolling basis. Application process might be stopped earlier if a suitable candidate will be identified before the application deadline.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. No phone calls inquiries allowed. 

By sending their CV and other documents to the aforementioned link the candidate implicitly consents to their personal data appearing in the CV and such other documents being held and processed by PIN exclusively with the view to analysing the candidate’s suitability for the position, and to keeping such data in our files for a reasonable period of time in accordance with the PIN's Data Protection Policy. The candidate can revoke such consent anytime by sending an according notice. Kindly refrain from including any special personal data, whose processing, as per applicable law, requires the express written consent of the subject of such data.

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