Vacancy announcement - Socio-Economic Development Assistant

Vacancy announcement - Socio-Economic Development Assistant  Štrpce/Shtërpcë

Relevant background
Danish Refugee Council has implemented emergency and rehabilitation programmes in Kosovo in support of the protection of individuals’ rights to pursue their preferred durable solution since 1998. DRC Kosovo employs approximately 27 staff members working in the areas of multi-sectoral returns, economic development, NGO capacity building, logistics and social rehabilitation. The DRC Kosovo Head-office is based in Pristina with field offices in Mitrovicë/a, Peja/Pec, Štrpce/Shtërpcë and Prizren.

DRC is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Socio-Economic Development Assistant for an EU-funded project. The overall objective of this project is to contribute to the realization of durable solutions for displaced families residing in collective centres (CC) in Kosovo.

The specific objective is to assist up to 119 displaced and vulnerable families to achieve durable solutions following their exit from collective centres in the Municipality of Štrpce/Shtërpcë, enabling them to improve their living conditions, settle and fully participate in local community life.

Scope of work:
The Socio-Economic Development Assistant will provide administrative, logistical and minor technical support to project management on activities related to Socio-economic interventions aimed at improving beneficiaries’ employability and entrepreneurship as well as social inclusion in the local community. The Socio-Economic Development Assistant will further assist the planning and organization of economic and community development projects in the Municipality of Štrpce/Shtërpcë.

It is expected that the successful applicant will be operating full-time out of the DRC Field office in Štrpce/Shtërpcë.

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Interested candidates can send their CV including references and a motivation letter (max. 1 A4 page) in English to or directly to DRC in Pristina: Mark Isaku Street 30, no later than Wednesday 03 August 2016, 17:00 hrs.

For more information please email or call: 038/243-793

Persons with disability, women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply!  Please be informed that only short listed candidates will be contacted.