Project Manager and Project Officer, North Africa project, focus on Tunisia and Egypt

Project Manager and Project Officer, North Africa project, focus on Tunisia and Egypt

The Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza”, jointly with international partners and a local partner has successfully started a school of politics in Tunisia. It is planning to expand this work to other countries in the region. The School and the New Bulgarian University are also developing a distance learning programme for the region. In order to advance its North Africa projects the NBU and the BSoP are looking for two new appointments:

Project manager North Africa, Tunisia, Egypt (full-time or part-time)

Requirements

– University degree, Masters or higher level, preferably in social sciences

– Strong interest in the democratisation processes in North Africa

– Proven experience in international project management, including budgeting and financial reporting

– Excellent English and/or French. Knowledge of Arabic is a significant advantage

– Excellent written and oral communication skills

– Experience in development, delivery and management of training and education programs

– Ability to work against tight deadlines

– Computer skills (including Excel, PowerPoint, social media and distance learning platforms)

Some traveling might be required

Project assistant, North Africa, Tunisia, Egypt (full-time or part-time)

Requirements

– University degree, preferably in social sciences, you could be also an MA or a PhD student

– Strong interest in the democratisation processes in North Africa

– International project management experience

– Excellent English and/or French. Knowledge of Arab will be a significant advantage

– Excellent written and oral communication skills

– Ability to work against tight deadlines

– Computer skills (including Excel, PowerPoint, social media and distance learning platforms)

Location: preferably Sofia, other location in Bulgaria or abroad could be considered. Some traveling might be required.

To apply please send in a single Word file, in English or Bulgarian:

– Up to one page cover letter. Explain why you are interested in the position.

– CV with your contact details (including phone number) and contact details of two referees (they will not be contacted prior to shortlisting and interviews and without your prior consent)

– Short samples (1-2 pages) of written work in the languages you use (including your mother tongue). The samples could be articles, parts of course work, essay, letter. You can send links to work published online instead.

To: vgeorgiev@schoolofpolitics.org (Velizar Georgiev)

Deadline for applications: 20 October 2012


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