Project Coordinator, Tunisia

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Duration: 18 months
Closing date: 20 February 2018

We are looking for a project coordinator to join our Tunisia team. You will have a flexible, ‘can-do’ attitude and excellent organisational skills, together with knowledge of peacebuilding challenges in Tunisia. The post requires frequent communication and liaison with partners and external stakeholders, so excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) are essential.

The post holder will support the management implementation of the project “Promoting youth-centered inclusive local development,” that Alert is leading on, under the supervision of the Programme Manager, who holds overall management responsibility for this project. The goal of this project is to develop, test and promote alternative, innovative models of local economic development and inclusive social governance by supporting a youth-led local development agency to act as an incubator and advocate for new ideas. Main activities will take place in the suburb of Ettadamen and groundwork will be laid for a future phase in Douar Hicher. The project is responding to ongoing problems of inequality, poverty, and social exclusion in marginalised areas of Tunisia.

Note: The above are some of the requirements for the job. For the full job requirements, please see the job description.

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As it is unlikely that we will be able to obtain a Work Permit for this role, all job applicants must already have the right to work in the Tunisia.

Closing date: 20/02/2018 at 5pm (UK time)

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 26/02/2018

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. International Alert is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be judged strictly on the basis of merit.

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And we bring together people from the grassroots to the policy level to inspire and amplify the voice of peace, because it is only together that we can achieve change.
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