|CEPF Small Grant Coordinator (for the Balkans)|
As a part of the Regional Implementation Team for the CEPF Mediterranean Basin Biodiversity Hotspot, the Small Grant Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of the small grant portfolio in the Balkans (including Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro). The position will promote stakeholder engagement, build the capacity of grantees and help deliver on the conservation outcomes of the CEPF Investment Strategy.
REPORTING TO (LINE MANAGER):
PRINCIPAL OTHER WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
By main work area:
The Small Grant Coordinator will be managing the day-to-day duties of the Balkan small grant portfolio, consisting of 4 main work areas:
1. Promote the CEPF programme
§ Conduct meetings and thematic events to engage and inform stakeholders.
§ Translate key documents into local languages, including templates, calls for proposals and news stories.
§ Share best practices with other conservation initiatives.
2. Build a portfolio of small grants
3. Monitor and manage the small grants
§ Ensure the application of CEPF social and environmental safeguards by grantees with the support of the Balkan Programme Officer.
§ Review all grantee reports, provide feedback and liaise with the RIT on any actions to be taken.
§ Ensure all grant documentation is correctly filed and captured on CEPF databases.
§ Support the monitoring of conservation outcome statistics for all projects.
§ Conduct workshops for grantees for training and information sharing.
4. Provide administrative and programmatic support to the RIT and CEPF.
§ Support the RIT and CEPF with fundraising activities.
Minimum General Education
|Essential: BSc or equivalent experience in environmental conservation and similar fields or capacity development|
Job Specific Education/ Qualification
MSc will be an advantage, esp. in conservation / capacity development related fields
Job Specific Knowledge
Interest in and understanding of conservation and development issues in The Balkans.
Also interest in capacity building; support to Community-Based Organisations/Non-Governmental Organisations support.
A proven track record of technical conservation experience; project management/support, including administration, organisation, reporting, and communications; and/or grant-making experience.
Management & organisational skills
Essential: High motivation, desire to achieve; attention to detail, excellent organisational skills, and ability to work to high standards with tight deadlines. Must be able to work primarily on their own, with remote guidance from the RIT Manager, Balkan Programme Officer and support from other RIT members.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must be confident to present meetings and conduct workshops to stakeholders.
Essential: Ability to analyse problems and generate creative and pragmatic solutions.
Creativity & Initiative
Essential: Flexibility and ability to work independently
Essential: Computer literacy in all standard Microsoft Office applications and social media.
Essential: Oral and written Serbian and English.
Willingness to travel at short notice when required.
Interested candidates should submit CV in europass format and motivation letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm on Thursday, 16th April 2020.
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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and all further communication on the next steps will be intimated to the shortlisted candidates by email.
Expected starting date: Monday 4th May 2020.
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