Vacancies

 

Project Manager

Organisation

JA Europe is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing education programmes for entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy to young people. JA is one of the world’s largest NGO’s offering such programs.
JA serves its network of member organizations, called “Member Nations”, by sharing know-how and development expertise as well as offering services and networking. The programmes offered by each Member Nation are designed to bring together local business people and schools in a variety of ways. For example, business people volunteer their time to help teach the programs in local classrooms. The programme content focuses on economic literacy, business skills, enterprise and entrepreneurship, personal and career development, and ethics or social economics. Member Nations are financed by local businesses and other agencies/institutions which may also serve on the local board of directors.
JA Europe is the European arm of JA Worldwide. Today there are 40 European countries offering JA programs (approximately 3.5 million students in 2017). It is the role of JA Europe to facilitate the growth and development of European Member Nations. www.jaeurope.org

Opportunity

Do you have a desire to work with and for young people and help them to tap in to new sources of career and personal development? Do you want to help advance entrepreneurship education, work readiness and financial literacy programmes for students in Europe? Join our team in Brussels, the regional office of Europe!

  • To be part of a global organisation
  • Manage pan-European partnerships/initiative
  • To see entrepreneurship education in action and its impact on students and teachers
  • To engage with an entrepreneurial and multicultural team
  • Travel to Europe-wide special events
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Opportunity for skills development via special trainings
  • Attractive compensation package + cheque repas (7 EUR)

Role

Project Manager

Responsibilities

  • Project management: planning, coordinating, reporting, follow-up, monitoring and evaluation of pan-European partnerships with JA national offices
  • Maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Conducting prospect research and working with the Development Team to grow partnerships with the private sector
  • Special event management for young people and stakeholders
  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations;
  • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and programme officers;
  • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts;
  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements;
  • Transfer of Results and Communication Activities

Skills

  • Fluent in English (written/spoken), any other language is an asset
  • Good project and financial management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent operational, administrative and organisational skills
  • Ability to embrace a dynamic work environment and accustomed to performing under pressure as well as multitasking
  • Proactive attitude, good team player and high level of personal commitment to duties, timelines and deadlines
  • Ability to embrace remote interactions (e.g. videoconference, phone calls, etc.)
  • Excellent command in MS Office tools and Sharepoint

Experience

  • Bachelor degree required, 5 years of Project Management experience (desirable, but not conditional certified PMs)
  • Specific experience on entrepreneurship education (desirable)
  • Specific experience with JA (desirable)

How to apply?

Send your CV (including at least 2 references) and short motivation letter to kristina@jaeurope.org
We will contact only the shortlisted candidates

Deadline

July 20

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