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Programme Officer (South), European Endowment for Democracy, EED

Deadline for application: 03 January 2018

Job summary

The European Endowment for Democracy has a vacancy for a Programme Officer (South).

Location: Brussels


The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is an independent, grant-making organisation, established in 2013 by the European Union (EU) and EU member states to foster democracy in the countries of the European Neighbourhood and beyond.

Since its inception, EED has provided over 500 grants and evolved into a vibrant, innovative and respected member of the democracy support community. EED funds a vast array of pro-democracy actors including human rights and political activists, pro-democratic movements, civil society organisations, independent journalists and media.

This is a great opportunity to join EED in a challenging and varied role. As Programme Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring EED's programmes in Turkey and additional designated countries (see full job description for details). You will assess applications and provide guidance to applicants, engage in outreach activities, monitor political developments in the assigned countries, and develop relations with the donor community.

Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of the Turkish language and of political issues in Turkey, and at least five years of proven full-time professional experience in democracy-related projects and programmes in government, international organisations or civil society.

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by EED -- last modified 29 November 2017