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Master in Europrogettazione Venice International University informa: proposta di lavoro ad Open Society Initiative for Europe

Ci arriva nientemeno che da Open Society, il famosissimo gruppo filantropico creato da George Soros, con sedi in diversi Paesi del mondo, che ricerca una persona di esperienza in grado di lavorare sui vari grants di cui OSF beneficia – The program officer will be part of the Think Tank Fund for Europe team of the Open Society Initiative for Europe. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: a) work with the rest of the Think Tank Fund team on the design and implementation of activity portfolios that include grant making, constituency building and advocacy; b) identify and select grantees to develop and finalise grant proposals; review grant proposals and draft written grant recommendations as part of the grant making process; c) monitor grants through site visits and review of narrative and financial reports as well as interacting with grantees and other field professionals in program and field related meetings and convening’s; d) identify, build and maintain relationships and networks with targeted policymakers, influencers and partners working in the field of transnational politics and democratic regeneration; e) be active in policy and political debates through public speeches, roundtables, articles and media appearances; f) undertake administrative duties to support advocacy work as necessary, including budgeting, contracting, program documentation, facilitation of partners’ meetings and logistics for events; g) undertake travel when required (over 30 work days a year).
Il testo della vacancy si trova qui: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/jobs/jr-0000074/program-officer

Master in Europrogettazione Venice International University informa: proposta di lavoro presso Telefono Azzurro a Bruxelles

As a non-profit organization committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, Telefono Azzurro (TA) is a reference point for young children and adolescents in difficulty and at risk. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, creative and highly organised individual who has an excellent understanding of EU policies and practices with experience of working with European institutions, with particular focus on child protection issues, missing children, unaccompanied migrant minors.
The Liaison Officer will work under the direct supervision of Telefono Azzurro’s headquarter based in Italy. The role will involve:
a) undertaking policy analysis, aimed at strengthening TA understanding of, and ability to influence, relevant policies and practices; b) developing and implementing advocacy strategies and plans designed to influence the policies and practice of the EU and other agencies; c) developing and maintaining key relationships within the relevant institutions and lobbying politicians and officials based on an agreed contact management strategy; d) monitor and work proactively to identify funding opportunities at EU level, by conducting research and developing relevant relationships; e) support Telefono Azzurro’s Projects Department in developing new project proposals, in the framework of EU policies relevant for the association; f) monitoring institutions to identify and recommend the key issues requiring Telefono Azzurro influence as well as potential threats; g) providing tailored information and advice on targets and developments as appropriate.
Education: Master’s level degree. Minimum Experience: 3 years.
General qualifications: well acquainted with EU policies, programmes and actors, with particular focus on child rights, child protection issues; well rounded knowledge of the structure, internal functioning and decision-making procedures of EU institutions; knowledge of Project Cycle Management and key funding instruments; effective and targeted advocacy and communication skills, networking capacity and intercultural sensitivity; strong organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
To apply please send your resume to risorseumane@azzurro.it.