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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

Our clients

We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

Our teams

SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Team Leader/Civil Society expert (550 working days), Cyprus

Support to Civil Society Organisations in the Turkish Cypriot Community

Duties and responsibilities:

S/he will be responsible for organising, coordinating and managing the work of the team and will carry out the following tasks:

  • manage the inputs of key and non-key experts, according to the work programme;
  • organise and implement the delivery of all the project outputs in timely and effective manner while respecting the ToR and EU procedures;
  • ensure networking and coordination with all the stakeholders relevant for civil society development (e.g. other EU funded projects, EUCC, other donors, Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot CSOs, relevant local bodies, EU CSOs and CSO networks);
  • organise study tour and exchange visits related to networking purposes;
  • attend relevant meetings relating to the implementation of the contract.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Education: relevant university degree (i.e. bachelor in political sciences, international relations, law, journalism, social sciences, business administration, economics or a relevant ordirectly related discipline). In the absence of such degree, at least six additional years of working experience to the minimum requirements of the general professional experience.
  • Language: excellent command of written and spoken English. Turkish and/or Greek would be an asset.

General professional experience:

  • Criteria: At least 8 years and up to 15 years of post-graduate professional experience in planning, monitoring and implementing social or development projects related to civil societydevelopment.

Specific professional experience:

  • Criteria 1: At least 5 years and up to 10 years of post-graduate professional experience in leading teams in the public or private sector or in public funded projects.
  • Criteria 2: At least 3 years and up to 8 years of post-graduate professional experience implementing civil society related projects in an international setting (e.g. international donor or EU funded project, or multi country/multi cultural project).
  • Asset: A previous post-graduate professional experience on peace building and reconciliation actions in a civil society organisation, an international/intergovernmental organisation or a development project will be an asset.
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