Global Communities

  • Community Development Advisor, Ukraine, UDGE

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/30/2018 1:51 PM)
    ID
    2018-1473
    # of Openings
    1
    Post End Date
    5/31/2018
    Category
    Field – Technical Advisor/ Component Lead
    Country
    Ukraine
  • Overview

    Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.   

    Global Communities is seeking an experienced Community Development Advisor for the anticipated USAID Democratic Governance East Activity (UDGE). This is a five year project with a projected budget of $57-60M.

     

    The purpose of the Ukraine Democratic Governance in the East (UDGE) program is to support USAID’s objectives of promoting inclusive civic identity, common civic values, and a unified Ukraine by addressing the divisive impacts of Russia’s aggression, cases of far-right Ukrainian nationalism, and the consequences of ongoing armed conflict through increased citizen participation, improved service delivery and more responsive governance.

     

    The program will be managed from and focus on the Donbas region, with most activities taking place in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, as well as potentially in other southern and eastern Oblasts.

    Responsibilities

    The Community Development Advisor will oversee technical implementation of all program activities related to community engagement and community-driven development in the Activity.

    The Community Development Advisor will supervise a team of program coordinators, to implement technical assistance activities with communities to identify and manage community improvement projects, including small scale infrastructure and facilities improvement.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred.
    • Technical experience in local development projects, community mobilization or organizing projects, international assistance programs on these issues, or other relevant areas.
    • International project implementation experience preferred.
    • Team management experience required.
    • Strong English language skills.
    • Fluent Ukrainian and Russian.

    Local citizens are encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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