Project Assistant

People in Need, Belgrade, Serbia

Skill Required:, Project Management
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
28th August, 2020

Job Description

About the Western Balkans Program of People in Need:

People in Need started working in the Western Balkans in the early 1990s to deliver humanitarian aid and has remained in the region since to support the region’s social and economic reconstruction and development. Since the late 2000s, PIN has been working with local organizations to promote social inclusion and good governance at the local level. More information is available on PIN’s website.

Purpose of the position:

To support the project team in the implementation of the UK-funded project, “Amplifying Local Voices for Equitable Development”, implemented by People in Need in partnership with several other organizations in Serbia and Kosovo.

About the role:

Under overall supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Assistant will support the Project Manager and other members of the project team in the day-to-day implementation of the He/she will be responsible for assisting with all project-related activities and providing administrative, organizational, logistical, and translation support.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Manager in the overall implementation of the project
  • Assist with organizing meetings and events
  • Maintain and archive accurate and timely records (activity reports, receipts/invoices, means of verification, etc.) of all activities; collect records from implementing partner organizations
  • Assist the Project Manager and other members of the project team in monitoring grant schemes and other project activities
  • Assist with collecting and analyzing data
  • Assist with updating, collecting, and communicating information on project-relevant topics; assist with visibility aspects of the project
  • Provide translation and interpretation support
  • Perform other duties as required.

Suitable candidates for this position should possess:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience at a similar level of responsibilities
  • University degree in social sciences or another related field desirable
  • Experience working for a developments and/or humanitarian organization (NGO) will be a strong advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English and Serbian
  • Strong coordination, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge in MS Office software packages (MS Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)


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