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The “Culture for Change” project, implemented by Qendra Multimedia and Goethe Institut, and financed by the EU, is looking for a Programme Manager in Prishtina. This 3-year project (2018-2020) aims to support cultural organisations and projects in Kosovo through 2 grant giving cycles, as well as strengthening and creating a cooperation network between Kosovo public libraries.

Qendra Multimedia (www.qendra.org) is an independent cultural organization in Kosovo. It is focused on cultural productions, especially in the field of theatre and literature. Its activities have international reach. The Goethe-Institut (www.goethe.de) is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

Duties and responsibilities of the position

- Manages the implementation of the "Culture for Change" project, including overseeing the implementation of activities, the project team, and monitoring the implementation of the budget according to the project plan.
- Coordinates and collaborates with the Qendra Multimedia in implementing programs of the organization that directly or indirectly relate to the project "Culture for Change"
- Writes and submits ongoing reports for donors. Manages, in cooperation with the financial department, the compilation and submission of regular financial reports to the donor.
- Ensures ongoing communication within the project team, and coordinates communication between project partners, and with the donor.
- Ensures and promotes adequate public promotion of the project and promotes the implementing organizations.
- The position will be working on full time basis.

Required qualifications of the position

- At least 3 years of experience in project coordination or management.
- Experience or knowledge of the cultural scene in Kosovo and in the region.
- Advanced professional knowledge of Albanian and English. Knowledge of the Serbian language is preferred.
- Advanced communication and conflict management skills.

Interested candidates should send their CV-s (with at least 2 contact / references for the previous candidate's work) and motivation letter at info@qendra.org. The deadline for application is January 12, 2018, at 17:00. The organization will only contact the short-listed candidates.