Position type: Full-time
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Organization: The Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House (BHRH)
Position available from: now
Position summary: The Program officer is responsible for the planning, development, overall coordination/implementation, and supervision of strategic areas and projects of the BHRH activities; for fundraising, liaising with donors and partners. The officer assists the BHRH director and the Board in advocacy, strategic planning and implementing various activities organized by the HRH. The officer reports to the BHRH director.
Providing overall coordination of implementation of the BHRH strategic plan and activities planned within its framework, including internal monitoring of results
Developing project concepts, including goals, objectives, activities and main stages
Assisting in the preparation of project budgets, fundraising and money flow plans
Preparing project reports and submitting them to donors and partners
Liaising with Belarusian and international partners of the organization about project planning, implementation, reporting and fundraising
Looking for potential donors for the organization's projects
Fundraising; communicating with potential and current donors
Translations from/into English, Russian, and Belarusian
Assisting and advising the Belarusian partners of the organization in the development and financial planning of their human rights projects
Contributing to coordination and facilitation of various advocacy activities at the national and international level
Performing other duties delegated by the director and the Board of the organization.
(you are welcome to apply even if you don`t possess all of them)
Experience in project management and program development and planning in non-profit organizations
General experience in NGO and/or development cooperation work
Professional experience in or related to Belarus
Experience in working with human rights issues and projects; understanding of Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA)
General knowledge about the political, economic and social situation in Belarus and the region of Eastern Europe
Good knowledge and contacts in the Civil Society in Belarus
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Belarusian, Russian and English
Knowledge of European Union as well as other key donors working with Belarus
International contacts and networks in relevant areas (mainly in the EU and eastern Europe)
Knowledge and experience in relevant areas such as organizational development, advocacy, fundraising
Interested candidates should send their CV (in either English, Belarusian or Russian) and motivation letter (preferably, in English, but Belarusian and Russian are also acceptable) at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, indicate the sought position title (Program officer) in the subject field.
Please, also mention at least one person who could provide a reference about your candidacy together with their contacts (e-mail, mobile, messengers).
We shall receive and review applications on the rolling basis and contact and invite pre-selected candidates for an interview.