Regional Project Coordination Child Rights - Terre des hommes

Deadline for application: 
22 Nov 2015
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
Terre des hommes Regional Office Budapest
Job type: 
NGO worker

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The Regional Project Coordinator is responsible for ensuring smooth implementation of regional projects led by Tdh Regional Office or to which it contributes, and providing technical expertise and advice on child rights, migration and justice for children.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities (non-exhaustive list)

Overall coordination of regional projects

  • Overall management and coordination of regional project(s)
  • Proactive and regular communication with all partners through monthly virtual meetings or any other means
  • Oversee the organization of upcoming national and regional events
  • Ensure timely, quality and accurate reporting to management and donor(s) on a regular basis based on the Project Monitoring & Evaluation framework

Animation of networks and representation

  • Animate and nurture the established network of partners in more than 20 countries.
  • Ensure liaison with key stakeholders (IOs, Donors, Governments and partner NGOs)
  • Potentially represent TDH (and the TDHIF) as when and where required

Advocacy and Fundraising

  • Monitor fundraising opportunities to fund new or continuation of existing projects
  • Feed the campaigns and/or policy initiatives or messages developed for the purpose of meeting attendance


  • Contribute to the overall strategic development of Tdh Regional Office for Central and South East Europe
  • Carry out any other tasks when and as required by circumstances and management

Profile of the applicant:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in a relevant field (Law, Human Rights, International Relations, Political Science or other relevant field) coupled with 7 years of work experience or Master’s degree in a relevant field coupled with more than 5 years of work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, monitoring and evaluating projects at national (international level an asset) with a variety of stakeholders in a relevant field
  • Experience in Human Rights programming, knowledge of child protection and/or child rights, and/or migration a strong asset
  • Excellent representation and networking skills
  • Excellent level of Oral and Written English
  • Readiness to work at unusual hours when required
  • Team player but also able to carry out his work autonomously, fast learner
  • Availability for international travel
  • Right to work and reside in the European Union for more than 3 months (please note that Tdh Regional Office is unable to provide support in applying for or acquiring a visa)

Details of the conditions:

This position is a full time (equivalent of 40 hours of work per week) and will be subject to the satisfactory check of references.

Competitive salary in Hungary, monthly transportation pass in Budapest, additional benefits in line with Hungarian Labour Law

Please note that Tdh in as equal opportunity employer. All candidates will be asked to sign and abide by its Child Safeguarding Policy and that employment offer will be subject to the check of previous criminal records.

How to apply?

If you are interested in the position and are meeting all essential requirements detailed in this advertisement, please send your CV (maximum 2 pages) together with a cover letter of no more than 500 words and a relevant and an unedited writing sample, together with the  contact details (indicating name, position and relationship with the applicant) of two referees to by November 11.

Due to the high number of applications expected, Tdh will not be able to provide an answer to all applicants. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interviews are expected to be held in Budapest at the end of November.

Starting date: December 1st 2015 - but not later than January 1st 2016

Length of employment: 6 months (until 30th of June 2016)


This project is funded by: