Network and Programme Coordinator

Network and Programme Coordinator

ERGO Network

Brussels, Belgium

Roles and responsibilities

We are searching for a Network and Programme Coordinator with strong project management skills to coordinate and empower ERGO's network of members. In particular, the person’s tasks will include:

  • Develop and implement a members’ capacity building and empowerment strategy.
  • Lead on project management of key initiatives related to the network, including the management of external consultants and steering/advisory groups, particularly in the Enlargement countries.
  • Coordinate ERGO Network’s campaign “Decade against antigypsyism up to 2030”, including coordinating partners and stakeholders, organising events and advocacy activities.
  • Support and advice ERGO Network members on conducting evidence-based advocacy at European and national level regarding the implementation of the EU Strategic Framework for Roma Equality, Inclusion and Participation.
  • Follow-up ERGO’s work on online antigypsyist hate speech and the network’s involvement in the EU Code of Conduct exercise.
  • Address issues of digital deprivation, digital divide, digital citizenship, as well as digital inclusion of Roma.
  • Steer ERGO Network’s work on Roma youth empowerment through coordination of volunteering activities, partnerships with Roma youth networks and capacity-building of young activists.
  • Participate in relevant meetings organised at EU or national level.
  • Monitor network performance.
  • Support the organisation of meetings and events.
  • Support effective communication with ERGO Network members.
  • Implement distance learning solutions for members and staff, as relevant.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the team, as relevant.
  • Contribute to other tasks as instructed by the Director.

This tasks list is indicative and non-exhaustive. The team of ERGO Network is small, the workload can be high at certain times and unexpected tasks might appear. The Programme Coordinator will report to ERGO Network’s Director and works in close contact with the other team members and staff from member organisations. The working language is English.

Candidate’s profile

Essential

  • Proven experience of working with Roma civil society and knowledge of the main policy issues for Roma both at EU and national level in EU and Enlargement countries.
  • Good understanding of the concept of antigypsyism and knowledge of anti-racism policies and practice.
  • At least 3 years of experience in capacity building for civil society organisations.
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering effective and innovative needs-adapted training and educational content.
  • Experience working with young people.
  • At least 3 years of experience in project management, including in grant and report writing, monitoring project implementation, working with consultants, budget management and technical management.
  • Good knowledge of requirements and standards of EU-financed projects.
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and to cope with stressful situations and deadlines.
  • Ability to undertake domestic and international travel is also required for this position.

Desirable

  • Experience of working with European networks.
  • Experience in coordinating large-scale, decentralised campaigns.
  • Good knowledge of European Institutions and their functioning.
  • Experience in advocacy towards EU and national policy-makers.
  • Good knowledge of specific policy areas under the EU Roma Framework (i.e. discrimination, education, digital inclusion, employment, health, housing, poverty).
  • Knowledge of other languages, in particular Romani language.

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