Part-time Project Coordinator to support the implementation of the project “Public Budget is My Money Too!”

AGER is non-governmental organizations focused on promoting good governance principles throughout the public sector, through developing monitoring & advocacy activities, as well as provides expertise to relevant stakeholders on key reform processes. 

“Public Budget is my Money Too” is a project dedicated to improving the public procurement processes in Moldova and reducing the degree of corruption and fraud within this area, through active monitoring of the public procurement procedures in the selected public entities.

PURPOSE

The Project Coordinator provides support to the team through assessment, planning, monitoring and documentation, capacity building support (training and facilitation) and coordination with the partner to implement the project.

The project coordinator, in this particular project, will also be directly involved in monitoring of the public procurement process in selected agencies, therefore some of his/her responsibilities flow therefrom.

Key responsibilities

Project coordination

  • Performs permanent monitoring of the workplan of the project’s implementation by each member of the project team and signaling the project director of any occuring risks;
  • Maintains a close relationship with the project personnel and the partner organization, provide necessary assistance and advise;
  • Drafts all relevant project documents, including grant contracts for grantee organizations, reporting templates, etc.;
  • Closely monitors the activity of the grantee organizations;
  • Receives and reviews the activity reports of the grantee organizations and partner organization and draft the project interim and final activity reports;
  • Is responsible for the organization of all events (round-tables, press conferences, conferences) planned within the project and coordinate that maximum visibility is secured for each of the events;
  • Represents the project in its relations with the donor organizations, as well as state institutions and civil society organizations, in case the Project Director cannot do it;
  • Takes active part in the advocacy campaign, participates in TV and radio shows as well as cooperates actively with all media outlets, under the guidance of the Project Director, when required;
  • Prepares estimates for budgeted activities and monitors budgets and expenditure.

Public Procurement Expertise

  • Monitors public procurement in selected public institutions and deliver reports on the results on the monitoring process;
  • Verifies the monitoring reports provided by the grantee organizations;
  • Drafts the assembled monitoring report, comprising the actual monitoring of public procurement;
  • Provides guidance and advice to grantee organizations on issues related to monitoring of public procurement, as well as on speficic legal issues related to it;
  • Monitors and analyses the official and non-governmental debates on issues relevant to the project;
  • Participates in presentation of the monitoring reports within the planned events.

Qualifications and training required

  • University Degree in one of the following areas: Law, Public Administration, Economy or other social sciences;
  • Experience in project coordination of at least 1 year;
  • Fluent in Romanian and English languages, knowledge of Russian would be an asset;
  • Sound knowledge of the public procurement system in Moldova;
  • Previous experience in the non-governmental sector is an asset.

Required skills

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrated analytical capacities
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Teamworking skills combined with ability to motivate people
  • Punctual, able to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • A positive problem-solving approach
  • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills

Documents to be included:

Interested persons must send the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications to the email: maria.covalciuc@ager.md 

  1. CV with at least 2 contact references;
  2. Cover letter, stating their interest in and qualifications;

Deadline for submitting the documents: July 3, 2019. 


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