Project Manager for the field of “Dealing with the Past” in Odesa, Ukraine
ForumZFD is looking for a Project Manager for the field of "Dealing with the Pasz" to join the dedicated team in Ukraine starting on March 2019. You will be part of a new programme that has been recently developed and will be implemented in cooperation with partner organisations and local actors in Odesa and the region.
- Plan, design and organize, in cooperation with partners, workshops, training courses and other activities regarding the implementation of the programme DwP component
- Plan, implement, and monitor the effect of activities related to the programme component Dealing with the Past (DwP).
- Support the development of teaching aids (manuals) and other publications related to DwP; raise awareness among the public for the necessity of developing an inclusive culture of remembrance.
- Support networking of national NGOs and other stakeholders (from science, academia, politics, etc.) in the working field of DwP in an inclusive and non-biased manner.
- Develop content and concepts of the programme component DwP.
- Identify new target groups that are involved in a dialogue about history and remembrance and assist them in addressing the effects of history’s interpretation on current conflicts in Ukraine.
- A degree in social sciences, peace and conflict studies, or other relevant discipline.
- A minimum 3 years of experience in the fields of DwP and/or Transitional Justice especially in the culture of remembrance.
- Professional experience with civil peace service and/or development assistance.
- Knowledge of methods of nonviolent/civil conflict resolution, especially in dialogue facilitation.
- Project management experience, coupled with some knowledge of PME methods and processes.
- Experience in independent planning, initiation and implementation of co-operation projects with local partners.
- Experience in designing concepts for training courses, workshops, seminars and other events involving diverse partners and stakeholders.
- Strong social competence, team player able to integrate quickly into daily project routine; strong ability to think strategically and conceptually;
- Physical and psychological stability and strong intercultural sensitivity to work in a diverse team and live in a complex local context;
- Sound IT skills;
- Fluent English both spoken and written is a must. Knowledge of Russian and/or Ukrainian would be welcome but not obligatory.
- Driving license and experience;
- EU or Swiss citizenship is required for this position.