The National Platform of Maltese NGDOs Office 82, National Pool Complex M.T. Spinelli Street Gzira GZR 1711, Malta Tel/Fax: (+356) 2131 5562 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.skopmalta.org CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Liaison Officer within SKOP in the frame of “TRIALOG V” European Commission - Reference grant: DCI-NSAED/2011/197 TRIALOG V: Strengthening CSOs in EU12/AC for active engagement in Global Development submitted under Objective 2/NSA-LA: Development Education in the EU Background The Liaison Officer will support SKOP’s participation in the TRIALOG V project and empower SKOP for effective engagement in global development education and public awareness raising issues. The position of Liaison Officer is a paid function for which SKOP offers €636 per month gross, for 20 hours per week (50% position). The position is being offered for a period of 35 months (ending on 30 September 2015) and starting shortly after the announcement of the interview results. Focus The main task of the Liaison Officer will be to increase the networking with SKOP’s member organisations and relevant national and European bodies, including TRIALOG and CONCORD. The Officer will also contribute to further develop the capacities of the Platform and its members to deal with current and fundamental development policy issues. The overall objective of the work is to strengthen the SKOP network and increase its level of engagement in CONCORD and other important European policy exchanges. Responsibilities (-) assess and prioritise the needs of SKOP’s members with regards to policy, networking and capacity building activities and develop an annual capacity building and networking plan (including the respective budget) for the platform and its members in close collaboration with TRIALOG; (-) coordinate the policy, networking and capacity building plan with TRIALOG and manage the implementation of national TRIALOG funded activities (e.g. workshops, public events etc.); (-) provide quarterly updates about key aspects of the current work of SKOP and its members to TRIALOG and contribute to the TRIALOG Information Service (TIS); (-) ensure regular communication and exchange between SKOP and its members and provide quarterly updates about relevant issues (including policy topics, networking and capacity building opportunities) to the members; (-) support SKOP’s and its members’ involvement in the activities of the three main areas of TRIALOG V: (1) Global Networking for Global Learning; (2) Platform …………….