Vacancy announcement: Deputy Project Director for EU4Moldova Startup City Cahul
EU4Moldova Startup City Cahul
Reference Agreement number: 13797
Deputy Project Director
The Government of Sweden has entered into a delegated agreement with the European Delegation in June 2020 for the implementation of Startup City Cahul Project aiming to develop a regional ICT Innovation centre for the Cahul region.
The National Association of ICT Companies has entered into an agreement with Sweden on September 15, 2020 for the implementation of the project.
The project is in line with the Annual Action Programme 2019 in favour of the Republic of Moldova and its Action entitled ‘EU4Moldova: Startup City Cahul’, based on the Commission Decision ENI/2019/042-243.
The overall objective of the Action is to harness and strengthen the potential of the digital economy and enhance regional competitiveness, its business and its investment environment.
The specific objectives are:
The Action is aligned to the Eastern Partnership priorities, the revised Association Agenda and the objectives of the 2017-2020 Single Support Framework (SSF) for Moldova and Chapter 18 of the European Union – Moldova Association Agreement. It will also support the implementation of the Eastern Partnership's ‘20 Deliverables for 2020’, as they relate to economic development. The proposed activities will support the implementation of the priorities identified in the European Joint Development Cooperation Strategy (Joint Programming Document) and the National Strategy for enhancing IT industry competitiveness ‘Digital Moldova 2020’.
Under the programmatic approach, the Action will contribute to the regional development of Cahul, in agreement with the Government of Moldova’s strategies for regional growth and well-being. The initiative will involve the major regional stakeholders and a general memorandum of understanding will be negotiated to seek commitment of the governmental authorities.
The Deputy Project Director for Startup City Cahul provides leadership to the to the implementation team, donors and project technical team, strategic guidance and technical oversight to project activities and reporting and is responsible for achieving cost effective, timely, and contractually compliant project results according to the priorities and actions defined by the partners.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The Deputy Project Director will report directly to the Project Director.
Education and Experience: BA in Education related fields, IT, Development or Management. Minimum five years of similar relevant experience. Proven expertise in previous similar activities.
Language Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency (including reading, writing and speaking) in Romanian/Russian/English is required.
Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Outlook (Excel, Word and Outlook).
Other: Open minded, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to speak in public, open to travel often to Cahul region due to the specifics of the project
Interested candidates are welcome to submit their CVs and motivation letters in English language by extended deadline: October 26, 2020, 16:00 to email@example.com. No late submissions will be taken into consideration. The subject of the e-mail will include the following information:
Name/Surname, Deputy Project Director| Startup City Cahul
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a further interview
More information is available here.