Ukraine Local Democracy Agencies (LDAs) Coordinator

Ukraine Local Democracy Agencies (LDAs) Coordinator

Since the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine, ALDA has been actively working on its Flagship Initiative, aiming at strengthening existing (Dnipro, Mariupol, Odesa), and opening new LDAs in Ukraine. The general objective of the current position is to finalise the opening of new LDAs and coordinate the network of LDAs (from 7 to 9), their UA and EU partners, creating opportunities for sustainable growth and, ultimately, contributing to inclusive Ukraine Recovery effort. He/she will work under the supervision of the ALDA Country Representative in Ukraine and in cooperation with all teams of ALDA,  by undertaking the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Promotion and Implementation of Ukraine Flagship Initiative;
  • Membership and Network Coordination;
  • Capacity Building;
  • Fundraising;
  • Communication and Visibility

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Mater’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 3 years of relevant professional experience in a similar field;
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Ukrainian languages is required; French, Italian,
    German or Polish 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;
  • 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 availability of resources and satisfactory performance evaluation after the first contracted period. The contract will start as soon as possible (March 2024 at the latest).
Salary will be based on the experience and qualifications of the candidate. The proposed salary will follow ALDA’s staff regulation.

Application procedure

Interested applicants should fill in the following template with a Letter of Intent and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English. Please indicate your monthly salary expectations for the proposed duration of the contract. Please ensure that your Letter of Intent clearly states your interest in the position and highlights your relevant qualifications and experience. Additionally, include details about your proposed starting salary.
Applications must be received on or before 20 February 2024. Interviews will take place the following days and might be followed by a written test.

Please note that due to high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding!