The Steering Committee of the EaP Civil Society Forum is looking for a full-time Director for its Secretariat. The Director will manage and oversee further organisational development and coherence of the network, implementation of the new EaP CSF Strategy 2022- 2030, will continue to strengthen the impact of the Forum and civil society on the implementation of the EaP policy, liaise with key stakeholders at governmental level as well as institutions and civil society at the EU level, support the EaP CSF Steering Committee, and raise funds for the further development of the Secretariat and the Forum
- have at least 5 years of professional experience as senior Project Manager, Director or Team Leader, with experience in managing budgets and human resources;
- have an understanding of the EaP policy challenges;
- have experience working in the civil society sector and with advocacy.
The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) is a community of nongovernmental organisations with over 1000 members. It was established in 2009 following the Prague Summit launching the Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy and is open to bona fide non-governmental organisations from the six partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine), as well as to EU member state CSOs which share the objectives of the Forum. The Forum aims to support the further development of civil society organisations, and to promote contacts between them as well as facilitate their dialogue with public authorities, joint advocacy and participation in EaP policy-making and implementation. The Forum is an integral part of the Eastern Partnership architecture and represents the people to people dimension of the EaP, which forms the Eastern dimension of the European Neighbourhood Policy. More about the Forum and its statutory documents can be found here.
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