Position : Project Development Officer (1 position)
Place of Performance : Prishtina
Contract Duration : 1 Year, with possibility of extension

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

 Duties and Responsibilities:  

• Plan and write project proposals for potential projects for all divisions of MDA
a. Read through Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Terms of References (TORs) and identify key information
b. Create an outline of the proposed methodology
c. Design project activities and a project timeline for implementation
d. Write full technical proposal
e. Project Budgeting
f. Oversee the addition of technical aspects to each proposal
g. Responsible for printing, binding, and delivering each proposal on time

• Vet tender databases for potential new business
• Conduct extensive research
• Write business plans, reports, and concept notes
• Assist HODs with designing media concepts and/or training module content
• Maintain professional written communication with clients
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of the Project Development Division and/or upper management.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Education

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

Requirements

  • High level of analytical skills and the ability to write in a concise and logical manner.
  • Minimum 1 years of experience with designing and/or coordinating projects is required.
  • Experience with donor-funded projects is required.
  • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly with Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project is a plus.
  • Deadline-oriented, including the ability to work under time-pressured circumstances.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Team player.
  • High levels of self-initiative and ability to manage one’s own work with minimal oversight.

Languages

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


Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their motivation letter, diploma and relevant certifications via e-mail to
[email protected] by Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 17:00.  Short-listed candidates will be contacted for a test and interview.