Jelentkezési határidő: 2016. február 12.
Position: Project coordinator
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Contract type: Full time employee
Salary: By agreement
The Badur Foundation is a UK registered charity established in 2011. Its principal aims include working with communities in some of the poorest regions or with those who are marginalised by society, by engaging with projects that use education to balance the cultural attitudes of those communities. The geographical focuses for the Foundation are the United Kingdom, Laos and Hungary. The Foundation is seeking to recruit a project coordinator in Hungary, where the focus is on tackling deep set poverty through education, entrepreneurship. Alleviating energy poverty is another key focus. The Foundation takes an active role in the implementation of projects and also provides infrastructural and professional support to their partners.
The Foundation is looking for a committed project coordinator with a strong affinity towards working with and building capacity within communities that experience a high level of marginalization and discrimination to help them reach their full potential.
The candidate will have experience working with excluded and marginalized groups, either in Hungary or abroad, with a fluency in English and Hungarian being essential. The individual will work alongside the Country Manager under the guidance of the Trustees.
- To undertake community based fieldwork with the Roma community, NGO’s and practitioners
- Project coordination of identified projects
- Needs assessment, project development, project design and provide support to the partner organisations of the Foundation
- Monitoring and evaluation of projects
- To produce regular progress reports on the projects for the Board of Trustees
- To work in partnership with other relevant external agencies to further the aims of the project and contribute to the achievement of Badur Foundation’s strategic aims in Hungary.
- To ensure their own professional development remains up to date with knowledge of local, regional and national developments and initiatives that may impact the communities the Foundation works with in Hungary.
Skills & Experience
- Fluent in both Hungarian and English
- Good writing skills in English;
- Driving licence (category B)
- Demonstrable experience of working within marginalised communities
- Experience of programme implementation and/or their management
- Good communication skills so that they can manage people at all levels from Trustees to those in fragile, vulnerable and socially excluded communities
- Able to negotiate with providers, government agencies, community leaders and other not for profit organisations
- Other experience that would be advantageous but not essential to the role:
- Knowledge/interest of issues especially on housing and energy poverty affecting people in deep poverty and/or Roma community in Hungary
- Engineering or technological or an environmental background
In order to apply please submit an up to date CV and supporting statement to email@example.com.
Your supporting statement should address your motivation to apply for the role and how you feel your experience relates to the job description. Your supporting statement should be no longer than one side of A4 paper or 500 words.
Budapest, 20th January 2016