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EOM to Ukraine - Vacancy announcement for local staff

06 June 2019 EOM to Ukraine - Vacancy announcement for local staff

ENEMO is preparing to deploy an Election Observation Mission (EOM) for the Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine, scheduled for July 21st, 2019. 

The EOM is, therefore, undertaking the recruitment of local staff to support the Core Team of the EOM in its Kyiv-based office for the below positions:

             1.       Assistant to the Logistics Officer;

2.      Assistant to the Legal Expert/CEC Observer;

3.      Financial Assistant;

Closing Date of application: June 17th.  (by 11.59 p.m. UTC+01:00)

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Position

Expected starting date of employment

Expected duration of the employment

1

Assistant to the Logistics Officer

June 19th

1.5 months

2

Assistant to the Legal Expert/CEC Observer

June 19th

3 months

3

Financial Assistant 

June 19th

2 months

 

 

 

Application procedure: the interested candidates should send a recent Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter to the email address: maja.milikic@enemo.eu  by June 17th  (11.59 p.m. UTC+01:00). The subject of the email should be “Application for local staff – EOM Ukraine 2019 – [position you are applying for]” 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to the interview on June 18th.

 

Terms of reference for the positions:

1. Assistant to the Logistics Officer

Summary of the job:  Maintains office operations by receiving and distributing communications; maintaining supplies and equipment; picking-up and delivering items.

Main Duties:

Provides verbal and written translation;

Accepts and distribute accurate messages;

Coordinates messenger and courier service;

Fax, scan and copy documents;

Type documents, reports and correspondence;

Coordinates and organizes appointments and meetings;

Assists with event planning and implementation;

Monitors and maintain office supplies;

Ensures office equipment is properly maintained and serviced;

Participates in staff meetings and external meetings, if needed.

Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of English and language of the host country (written and verbal communication);

High School Diploma;

Previous office experience;

Competent computer skills, including MS Office and Excel, or equivalent;

Internet skills, including use of e-mail and group messaging (good knowledge and skills of the Google apps and ecosystem is preferred);

Excellent organization and planning skills;

Work management and prioritizing skills;

Problem-solving ability;

Attention to detail;

Ability to work having irregular working hours;

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;

Ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.

 

2. Assistant to the Legal Expert/CEC Observer

Job summary: Provides translation and assists the Legal Expert in their daily work and activities, assists relations between the EOM and the Central Election Commission.

Main duties:

Provides verbal and written translation;

Translates decisions, instructions, regulations, and any other legal acts adopted by the national election authorities into English;

Drafts analysis of relevant election-related acts, as required;

Provides assistance in organizing meetings and events, plans working hours, keeps contacts, prepares documents, etc.;

Participates in staff meetings and external meetings;

Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of English and language of the host country (written and verbal communication);

Bachelor degree or equivalent;

Competent computer skills, including MS Office and Excel or equivalent;

Internet skills, including use of e-mail and group messaging (good knowledge and skills of the Google apps and ecosystemis preferred);

Excellent and planning skills;

Work management and prioritizing skills;

Problem-solving ability;

Attention to detail;

Ability to work having irregular working hours;

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;

Ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.

Preferred but not obligatory:

Bachelors’ or equivalent degree in law, political science, social science, or related field;

Good knowledge of the Ukranian political landscape and elections in Ukraine;

Experience working with national election bodies, international election observation mission or domestic election observation activity;

Public speaking experience.

 

3. Financial Assistant

Summary of the job:

The Financial Assistant provides accounting and financial assistance service for Core Team members.

Main Duties:

Helps with facilitating EOM’s finances;

Helps with preparing contracts;

Helps with preparing procurement;

Assists in preparing financial reports, archiving and taking care of all financial documents related to the mission

Participates in staff meetings and external meetings if needed;

Performs other duties as required. 

Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of the language of the host country;

Excellent knowledge of English language;

Financial and administrative skills;

Ability to handle irregular working hours;

Competent computer skills, including MS Office and Excel, or equivalent;

Excellent organization and planning skills;

Work management and prioritizing skills;

Problem-solving ability;

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;

Detail-oriented;

Ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity. 

 

 

4.  Assistant to the Political Analyst/Media Expert

Summary of the job: Provides translation and assists the Political Analyst and the Media Expert in their daily work and activities.

Main duties:

Provides oral and/or writing translation to the Political Analyst and the Media Expert;

Assists the Media Expert in monitoring the media;

Assists and provides translation to the Political Analyst with establishing contacts with political parties and civil society organizations relevant to the political process;

Provides assistance in organizing meetings and events, plans working hours, keeps contacts, prepares documents, etc.;

Participates in staff meetings and external meetings;

Performs other duties as required.

Requirements:

Excellent knowledge of the English and language of the host country (written and verbal communication);

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in law

Proven analytical and research skills, preferably in issues related to politics;

Competent computer skills, including MS Office and Excel, or equivalent;

Internet skills, including use of e-mail and group messaging (good knowledge and skills of the Google apps and ecosystemis preferred);

Excellent and planning skills;

Work management and prioritizing skills;

Problem-solving ability;

Attention to detail;

Ability to work having irregular working hours;

Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines;

Ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.

Preferred but not obligatory

Bachelors’ or equivalent degree in law, political science, social science, or related field;

Experience working with national election bodies, international election observation mission or domestic election observation activity.

 

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