Extended deadline: People in Need Moldova is hiring a Project Officer



People in Need

Job Title         

Project Officer

Duty Station


Application Deadline

May 15, 2022

Type of contract

Employment contract

Education & Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree / at least 2 years of relevant experience

Required Languages

Romanian, Russian; English is a plus;

Expected duration of Assignment

Determined period, with possibility of extension



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 Officer 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 Officer’s primary role is to support in the implementation of the project activities under the leadership of the Project Manager.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Project Manager in achieving the overall objectives and indicators of the project;
  • Provide assistance in drafting project documents including Terms of Reference, official letters, reports etc.;
  • Coordinate the development of an indebtedness study and advocacy campaign for the vulnerable people affected by the energy crisis in Moldova;
  • Perform regular field visits to assess the situation of the beneficiaries on the ground and monitor field activities;
  • Liaise with project partners, grantees and other stakeholders to support the project implementation at various levels;
  • Contribute to the capacity building of the organisations supported by PIN Moldova;
  • Participate in the development of concepts and implementation of various events and activities undertaken by PIN Moldova;
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 2 year of relevant experience; Experience in the NGO field with a focus on civil society development or emergency programs is an advantage;
  • Team work;
  • Computer literate;
  • Ability to undertake regular field visits;
  • Excellent command of Romanian and Russian, 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;
  • Full CV;
  • Contacts of three 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/15109E1FFF/apply/.

Deadline for applications: May 15, 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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