Local Democracy Agency Odesa Delegate

Local Democracy Agency Odesa Delegate

Starting as soon as possible.

Since the russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine, ALDA implements its Flagship Initiative on Ukraine LDAs, and LDA Odesa was established as a part of it.

The general objective of the current position is to represent the LDA Odesa, which includes partnership animation, organisation of thematic events and partner meetings, implementation and follow-up on LDA projects’ activities.

The tasks of the “Local Democracy Agency Odesa Delegate” will include:

  • Partnership Animation;
  • Project Implementation and Reporting;
  • Fundraising;
  • Other;

The LDA Odesa Delegate will be selected collectively by the partners of the LDA and report to them and ALDA. He/she will prepare the request for LDA Label annually. The assignment can include travel both in the region and across Ukraine, as well as in the EU.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social sciences (international relations, political science, European Studies or similar);
  • Solid knowledge of Ukrainian political system and Ukraine – EU relations;
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience in a similar field;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Ukrainian languages is required; German or Italian, would be considered as an asset;
  • Excellent drafting skills including project proposals, analytical pieces, diplomatic communication, and policy documents;
  • Capacity to draft budgets in Excel and work in Canva;
  • Capacity to organise webinars on Zoom;
  • Confident user of Google Workspace (Drive, Gmail, Spreadsheets, Google Docs);
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel in particular);
  • Ability to work in a team as well as individually;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Work autonomy and proactivity;

Terms of contract

The contract will be for a period of 12 months and can be renewed subject to the availability of resources and satisfactory performance evaluation after the first contracted period. The assignment is a consultancy contract from ALDA and potentially later a local contract with the registered LDA. It is planned to be full time.

Application procedure

Interested applicants should fill in the following template with a Letter of Intent and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English. Applications can be sent until the May 20 2024. Applications will be reviewed on the rolling basis. Interviews will take place the following days.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!