Delegation of the European Union to Armenia

VACANCY - International Long - Term IT Project Manager Expert for Euralius V (full-time position)

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International Long - Term IT Project Manager Expert (full-time position)


The overall objective of EURALIUS V is to strengthen the independence, transparency, efficiency, accountability and public trust in the Albanian justice system in line with the EU acquis and best practices. The project mainly works towards enhancing the capacities of the following Albanian Authorities, which are final beneficiaries of the project: the Albanian Parliament, Ministry of Justice, High Judicial Council, High Court, courts, High Prosecutorial Council, the General Prosecutor Office, other prosecution offices, High Justice Inspector, School of Magistrates, National Chamber of Advocacy, the National Chamber of Notaries and the National Chamber of Enforcement Agents. Following the adoption of constitutional amendments in July 2016 and the adoption of several laws EURALIUS V is supporting the implementation of the comprehensive justice reform.  The project started on 1 April 2018 with a duration of 36 months.


  1. Deadline for applications: 10 May 2020 / midnight

  2. Please send you CV, motivation letter in English, via e-mail to the following contacts:


b.   Laura Ruzman:

c.   David Wendorff:

  1. Reference of the e-mail should be: International Long - Term IT Project Manager Expert

  2. Duration of engagement: full time, until the end of the project

  3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and might be requested to come in for interviews and/or other methods of assessment. The selection will be based on the professional background, relevant work experience, language skills and other criteria according to the requested qualifications.

  4. The assignments will have to be formally approved by the European Union Delegation to Albania, assuming no objection from the relevant beneficiaries.


Tasks and Responsibilities

The expert will support EURALIUS beneficiary institution in securing donor for implementation of a key IT system. He/she will prepare and present to potential donors the project proposal. Once the funding is secured, the expert will be responsible for overseeing, managing and coordinating all aspects of the project to ensure successful design, development and implementation of the system. The expert will also take an active part in other activities of EURALIUS Component 4 – IT Infrastructure and will support any activity in related areas of intervention, as needed.


Required Profile


Specific Requirements

  • University degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Management, Business Administration or a technically related field. Master’s degree will be an advantage.

  • At least 10 years working experience in IT.

  • At least 5 years’ experience as an IT Project Manager / Project Director.

  • Valid project management certification, at least one of: PMI PMP, Prince2 Practitioner or Level C of IPMA 4-L-C (International Project Management Association).

  • Experience in planning and/or procurement and/or deployment of multi-site ERP or CRM-class IT systems. Experience with case management systems in justice institutions will be a strong asset.

  • Proficiency in project management support tools such as MS-Project, Jira, Redmine etc.

  • Familiarity with the Albanian justice system and the justice reform will be an advantage.

  • Previous experience of working in the framework of a similar donor financed project would be a distinct advantage.


     General Requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Flexibility and maturity of judgement.

  • Sound analytical skills.

  • Ability to work under direction and also to use own initiative.

  • Ability to communicate effectively at a number of different levels and methods.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to maintain deadlines.

  • Political neutrality.

  • Team and solution orientation.

  • Suitable profile to work within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Ability to understand and respect all confidential classifications (both government and trade nature) of any government or trade documents, statements or other information he/ she may be given during the exercise of his/ her duties.

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