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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.

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

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

Capacity Building expert (550 working days), Cyprus

Support to Civil Society Organisations in the Turkish Cypriot Community

Duties and responsibilities:

The expert will:

  • assess CSOs needs on a regular basis and develop and supervise the capacity building programme;
  • provide trainings, organise and follow-up on the mentoring programme, organise study tours and other activities related to CSOs strengthening capacity;
  • provide tailor-made counselling and assistance on project design and CSOs development aspects among others;
  • be responsible for the preparation and implementation of the ACM.

Qualifications and skills:

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

General professional experience:

  • Criteria: At least 5 years and up to 15 years of post-graduate professional experience in planning, monitoring or implementing social or development projects.

Specific professional experience:

  • Criteria 1: At least 5 years and up to 15 years of post-graduate professional experience in developing manuals or training curricula and delivering trainings or capacity building activities on topics relevant to civil society development.
  • Criteria 2: Minimum 5 years and up to 10 years of post-graduate professional experience working in a CSO or in an International/Intergovernmental Organisation in the field of capacity building.
  • Asset: Local expertise working with Cypriot CSOs will be considered an asset.
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