Project Coordinator for Women Empowerment Project The Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI) is currently looking for an Israeli and a Palestinian Project Coordinator for a women empowerment project called “Women Leadership: Rising Voices in Conflict Negotiations”. The project will enable a small group of young professional women to take part in a capacity building program for engagement in policy making and politics. IPCRI is looking for people with experience in project management, cross-‐border Israeli/Palestinian activities and with a strong network in local civil society, women networks and politics. The position is part time and temporary from July 1st to December 31st 2013. In general the project coordinators are expected to work 2 days a week from our office in Jerusalem and additionally work in the field. For the Palestinian coordinator we will arrange a work permit. The project coordinators are expected to fulfil the following responsibilities: -‐ -‐ -‐ -‐
Recruiting and selecting highly qualified young professional women participants through civil society networks. Organising project activities such as meetings and multiple day seminars. Including attracting high-‐profile speakers and trainers. Motivating and supervising the women participants in the participation in project activities and production of papers, articles, lectures etc. about the program. Communicating with others. The coordinators are expected to maintain positive relationship with each other, all project participants, the IPCRI team and contact persons in civil society and politics. This requires an open mindset and good conflict resolution skills. Training and supervision. The coordinators are expected to contribute to the training and supervision of the women participants.
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Bachelor degree in social science or other relevant subject Experience in project management Experience in cross-‐border Israeli-‐Palestinian activities Strong network in local civil society and women networks Ability to work efficiently and under time pressure Self motivated worker that also has strong team working skills Open mindset and good conflict resolution skills Native Hebrew (for the Israeli coordinator), native Arabic (for the Palestinian coordinator) and fluent English (both coordinators) language skills.
Please send your CV and motivation letter in English latest June 27 to email@example.com if the right candidate applies before the deadline we might close the vacancy earlier.