Director of the South East Europe and Black Sea Region Programme

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Platform for Peace and Humanity

The Director of the South East Europe and Black Sea Region Programme is responsible for the projects and activities executed within the Programme. The selected candidate will be expected to develop the Programme further, building upon the present portfolio of projects and activities. The Director will be responsible for managing at least one Project Coordinator, who is responsible for approximately ten researchers. The Programme Director will report directly to the Management Board. Further plans and programmatic developments will be revealed to selected candidates at the interview.

Whilst this is currently an unpaid role, this is a senior role within the organisation. This role is ideal for someone looking to remotely demonstrate leadership and development in an international environment alongside their other commitments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Programme, its projects and activities, incl. administration
  • Engage in project development and grant writing to sustainably expand the Programme
  • Organise webinars within the Programme’s specialisation
  • Promote the Programme online and offline
  • Assist with the recruitment of staff within the Programme
  • Support the Project Coordinators where required



  • Passion and dedication to the mission and values of the organization, result-driven commitment, ability to work in an international team and handle uncertain situations with flexibility
  • Master’s degree in international law, international security, peace and conflict studies or other related fields
  • Good orientation in the latest developments in the South East Europe and Black Sea region
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, public speaking skills, and ability to convey complex information and messages in a simple way and easily understood by target audiences


  • Experience in coordinating small to medium-sized groups
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with out-of-the-box thinking to propose new initiatives
  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop new skills
  • Previous experience with non-profit organizations and project management
  • Experience with hosting and organising online events
  • Experience with grant writing

We Offer:

  • inspiring environment for young professionals’ personal and professional growth in the field of human rights protection, international justice and peacebuilding
  • exposure to projects and various activities
  • participation in webinars, events and international civil society networks on behalf of the association
  • flexible working time models

How to apply

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