Vacancy Announcement

Position:                              Head of Project Development Division (PDD)

Deadline:                            19.08.2021

Place of Performance:       Prishtina

Contract Duration:             1 Year, with possibility of extension

Starting Date:                     1 Sep 2021

MDA is looking for a seasoned manager with project development experience. She/He must be a smart, analytical, high-energy team player, ready to contribute to an already fun working environment. Don’t be shy…apply!

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the efforts of PPD officers
  • Ensure high quality output from PPD
  • Ensure adequate resources to plan and write project proposals for all MDA divisions
  • Further develop the monitoring mechanisms for potential new projects
  • Compile monthly reports related to resource allocation, bid-to-win and issues identified
  • Conduct continuous capacity building activities for PPD through trainings, workshops, and coaching, as per internal skills gap analysis
  • Attend weekly meetings and contribute to strategic development of MDA
  • Ensure set bid-to-win ratios are met

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • BA or BSc is required/ MA or MBA is desired.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years of management experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with designing, writing and/or coordinating projects
  • Experience with donor-funded projects
  • High level of analytical skills and the ability to write in a concise and logical manner
  • Detail and deadline-oriented with the ability to work under time-pressure
  • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, mind mapping software

Languages

  • Excellent writing skills in English and Albanian languages (Serbian language is a plus)

Interested candidates must submit their CV along with their short motivation letter, diploma/s, and relevant certifications via e-mail to [email protected]. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for a test and interview.