You will be based in Europe but will be required to travel to other Southeast European countries as required, including (but not limited to); Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia. Your first reporting officer will be the Head of Region for Europe and your second will be Director of Programmes.
You will also work closely and coordinate with the BiH Project Manager, keeping abreast of current developments and building knowledge of the weapons marking and registration process and supporting activities if and when necessary.
Your primary responsibility is to seek out and act upon opportunities to establish SALW programmes in Southeast Europe, through a combination of research, ongoing stakeholder analysis, country and donor visits and attendance of regional and national SALW conferences and meetings.
Once a national or regional opportunity is identified you will work with the Head of Region (HoR) Europe and liaise more closely with the relevant stakeholders, approach in-country donor embassies, as well as capitals, and draft concept notes/proposals in order to secure funding for that project. Simultaneously you will communicate the opportunity through the HOR Europe to the Directors of Capability, Strategy and Programmes to ensure support in terms of staffing and to prevent duplication of effort in terms of funding strategy. Once funding is secured the Regional SALW Project Development Manager will oversee the project start-up phase, before passing on responsibility to a newly formed in-country team. While continuing to seek out other opportunities elsewhere in the region.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
There will be overlap between your responsibilities and the BiH programme and so you and the BiH project manager will need to communicate and work as a team. Your role may require you to assist with written work or liaison duties for the BiH project however this is not your primary responsibility and any such assistance will need to be agreed with HoR Europe first.
If you have any questions about the role please contact Helen Pedley ([email protected]), all enquiries will be treated with absolute confidence.
The role will require:
Accommodation and food in-country.
Comprehensive insurance package: life assurance and emergency medical insurance, including evacuation and repatriation.
Three return flights per annum.
Minimum of seven weeks leave per annum, increasing with service.
Monthly allowance for living overseas.
If you wish to be considered for this opportunity please submit a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role (no more than one page) and a CV (no more than two pages).
Closing Date for applications: 24th October 2019
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.