Friday, September 12, 2008

JOB- Expert on the Post-Soviet Region, European Partnership for Democracy

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JOB- Expert on the Post-Soviet Region, European Partnership for Democracy

Posted by: Almut Rochowanski <>

Expert on the Post-Soviet Region

The European Partnership for Democracy ( is a
newly born foundation based in Brussels created by some 15 European
organizations active in democracy assistance. The aims of the EPD are:
to share knowledge in the field of democracy promotion (lessons
learned, funding opportunities, practical experience); to advocate for
democracy promotion to be higher on the EU and its Member States
agenda; and to offer flexible funding to democratisation programmes
outside of Europe.

The EPD has recently explored its niche for working in the Post-Soviet
region. The first country for EPD pilot-programmes in this region is
Armenia, a second country will be selected during October 2008. EPD
envisions to start the first activities in Armenia before the end of
2008. For the growth of this programme we are looking for an expert to
be in charge of the development of the pilot programmes in Post-Soviet region.


* Work experience in the Post-Soviet region
* knowledge of the political situation in the region
* work experience in the area of democracy assistance of at least 5
years and/or equivallent working experience and relevant Masters
and/or PhD degree
* experience in project management, financial monitoring skills,
analytical skills
* ability to work in a team, flexibility, innovative ideas, proactive approach
* ability to travel to the target countries
* fluent English and advanced Russian are compulsory, knowledge of
other local languages is a plus.

What do we offer:

* young dynamic organization with a potential to grow
* 6 months assignment on a consultancy basis with a prospect of
further cooperation starting date: early or mid-October
* compensation of travel, insurance, communication and lodging costs

Please submit your CV and cover letter to before
30 September 2008.

For questions, please contact Ms. Marieke van Doorn MA, Coordinator
EPD Secretariat at +32 476 034863 or

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