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Job opportunity, Join our Team: Project Coordinator

Job Announcement

Project Coordinator at Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania

Full-time, One year with possibility of extension, based on performance (3 months’ probation time)

The foundation Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania (CHwB Albania) is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to rescuing and preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage affected by conflict, neglect or natural disasters. We consider heritage to be a testimony of our humanity, history and cultural identity – now and for the future.

CHwB Albania promotes and is committed to equality, social justice, non-discrimination, participation, inclusion, intercultural dialogue, accountability and transparency. Our partners are numerous and of all levels and we work with all members of society without discrimination.

Background information

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania is looking for a perfect candidate to fulfil a position of project coordinator. The project coordinators’ primary role would be to coordinate cooperation in regards to two main programs: Regional Restoration Camp and Disaster Risk Management for Cultural heritage sites. In a nutshell required skills should be within the areas of heritage education and training.

Regional Restoration Camp is the flagship program of CHwB Albania and potential employee would be working both in Albanian and cross border aspects of establishing cooperation’s and partnerships. The Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage sites is stemming from long term engagement of CHwB in post disaster recovery. Here a potential employee would be working directly with partners creating a common grounds for establishing new practices and guidelines.

The tasks shall be done in coordination, and regular follow-up with the Executive and vice Director. The tasks shall be done in accordance with values and principles of CHwB – Albania and in line with the CHwB – Albania Strategic plan, Administrative Guidelines and Anti-corruption policy.

  1. Tasks and Responsibilities

The Project Coordinators’ tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

1.1 Project coordination

  • Planning/organizing the project implementation flow
  • Reaching out, engaging and communicating with stakeholders and beneficiaries
  • Communicating with a team
  • Organizing individual events, workshops/camps/seminars in close cooperation with the team and partners
  • Reporting on implementation and challenges
  • Cooperation with the PR/communication officer and preparation of the material that will be published. The size and the content are flexible depending on the nature of project/activity.
  • Whenever is possible, on request of the colleagues to advise and help to other projects with his/her expertise and knowledge.
  • Other issues as they arise

  1. An extra notch to Tasks and Responsibilities

Candidates demonstrating creativity and pro-activeness in eventual expanding of the cooperation schemes and building on valuable partnerships, would have a large advantage.

  1. Qualifications and Personal Attributes
  1. Have a master degree in cultural heritage/architecture and similar fields
  2. At least 5 years of working experience in similar tasks and undertakings
  3. Training or experience in Disaster Risk Management is an asset
  4. Working context is regional, hence besides native Albanian, excellent command in English is required
  5. Proven experience in organizing trainings/educational models would be an advantage
  6. Proven experience identifying and coordinating stakeholder response and engagement would be an advantage
  7. High level of integrity is a prerequisite

  1. WORKING ENVIRONMENT & CULTURE:

Working for an NGO like CHwB – Albania requires a great deal of flexibility, readiness and open-mindedness in order to be able to fulfil a wide range of different assignments. Sharing work and responsibility is important in the daily work and for the positive atmosphere in the offices. Therefore Project Coordinator can be required to perform different work assignments based on the employer’s directives. Working for Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania requires your full commitment and creative mind.

The work requires travel and thereby absence from home and office environments. The work can also be irregular, with demanding requirements and conflicting deadlines and priorities.

Please reference the job title and send a Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter to the following address: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Applications will be accepted only electronically and should not be dropped off at the office. All applicants will receive a confirmation that their electronic submission was received.  However, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 (noon) March 1st, 2021.

 

Job opportunity, Join our Team: Program Architect

Open position: Program architect at Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania

Full-time, One year with possibility of extension, based on performance (3 months’ probation time)

The foundation Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania (CHwB Albania) is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to rescuing and preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage affected by conflict, neglect or natural disasters. We consider heritage to be a testimony of our humanity, history and cultural identity – now and for the future.

CHwB Albania promotes and is committed to equality, social justice, non-discrimination, participation, inclusion, intercultural dialogue, accountability and transparency. Our partners are numerous and of all levels and we work with all members of society without discrimination.

Background information

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania is looking for a perfect candidate to fulfil a position of program architect.

The program architect shall be primarily working on on-site supervision, additional conservation surveys, reporting and designing new conservation proposals for sites of interest.

The tasks shall be done in coordination, and regular follow-up with the Executive and vice Director. The tasks shall be done in accordance with values and principles of CHwB – Albania and in line with the CHwB – Albania Strategic plan, Administrative Guidelines and Anti-corruption policy.

  1. Tasks and Responsibilities

The Project Architects’ tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Contribution in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects and activities in accordance with CHwB’s Strategic plan
  • Developing drawings, technical specifications, technical reports and BoQ
  • Developing reports and identifying additional issues and/or concerns
  • Identifying additional skills and expertise needed to comply with highest conservation standards
  • Assistance regarding coordination, organization, representation or local level tasks within the scope of work
  • Cooperation with the PR/communication officer and preparation of the material that will be published. The size and the content are flexible depending on the nature of project/activity
  • Whenever is possible, on request of the colleagues to advise and help to other projects with his expertise and knowledge
  1. An extra notch to Tasks and Responsibilities

Candidates demonstrating creativity and pro-activeness in their tasks would have a large advantage.

  1. Qualifications and Personal Attributes
  1. Have a master degree in architectural conservation/architecture/engineering
  2. At least 5 years of working experience in site supervision and conservation design
  3. Have a good command of English language
  4. Demonstrated experience and ability in producing technical documentation
  5. High level of integrity is a prerequisite

  1. WORKING ENVIRONMENT & CULTURE:

Working for a small NGO like CHwB – Albania and small office as the office in Albania requires a great deal of flexibility, readiness and open-mindedness in order to be able to fulfil a wide range of different assignments. Sharing work and responsibility is important in the daily work and for the positive atmosphere in the offices. Therefore Project Coordinator can be required to perform different work assignments based on the employer’s directives. Working for a Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania requires your full commitment and creative mind.

The work requires travel and thereby absence from home and office environments. The work can also be irregular, with demanding requirements and conflicting deadlines and priorities.

Please reference the job title and send a Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter to the following address: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Applications will be accepted only electronically and should not be dropped off at the office. All applicants will receive a confirmation that their electronic submission was received. However, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 (noon) March 1st, 2021.

Announcement and documentation for participation in the tender

Object of the tender: Conservation and Structural rehabilitation Intervention on Tower ¨C¨, Castle of Durrës (First Category monument) – Damaged from the earthquake of November 2019.

Cultural Heritage without Borders–Albania in collaboration with The National Institute of Cultural Heritage invites companies that are licensed for cultural heritage restoration works to submit financial offers for restoration and conservation works on the first-category monument of culture: Tower ¨C¨, in the Castle of Durrës. The project is financed by the U.S. Department of State,  Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Heritage and U.S Embassy, through CHwB Albania.

Way of receiving the tender documents:

You can receive the tender documents by sending an email of interest to: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Starting from the distribution date of this notice 29/01/2021, until 05/02/2021 the interested companies can send an email to: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243 and receive the necessary documents. The documents can be sent from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00.

The deadline for submitting the offers is 12th of February 2021, at 11.00.

To download the full announcement, click Kulla C_Durres-njoftimi i plote i tenderit

Contact:

E-mail: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Telephone: 069 4037087

Announcement and documentation for participation in the tender

Object of the tender: Conservation and Structural rehabilitation of the Tekke of Dollma (First Category monument) -Damaged from the earthquake of November 2019.

Cultural Heritage without Borders–Albania  (CHwB – Albania) in collaboration with The National Institute of Cultural Heritage (NICH) invites companies that are licensed for cultural heritage restoration works to submit financial offers for restoration and conservation works on the first-category monument of culture Tekke of Dollma, in Kruja. This project is financed by U.S. Department of State, Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Heritage and the U.S Embassy in Albania, through CHwB Albania.

Way of receiving the tender documents:

You can receive the tender documents by sending an email of interest to: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Starting from the distribution date of this notice 26/11/2020, until the 03/12/2020 the interested companies can send and email to gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243 and receive the necessary documents. The documents can be sent  from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00.

The deadline for submitting the offers is 11th of December, at 11.00.

To download the full announcement, click Teqja e Dollmës -njoftimi i plote i tenderit

Contact:

E-mail: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Telephone: 069 4037087

Announcement and documentation for tender partecipation

Object of the tender: First Phase. Emergency interventions: Propping of Tekke of Dollma (First Category monument) -Damaged from the earthquake of November 2019.

Cultural Heritage without Borders–Albania  (CHwB – Albania) in collaboration with The National Institute of Cultural Heritage (NICH) invites companies that are licensed for cultural heritage restoration works to submit financial offers for restoration and conservation works on the first-category monument of culture Tekke of Dollma, in Kruja. This project is financed by Prince Claus Fund, through CHwB Albania.

 

Way of receiving the tender documents:

You can receive the tender documents by sending an email of interest to: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

 

Starting from the distribution date of this notice 15/05/2020, until the 22/05/2020 the interested companies can send and email to gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243 and receive the necessary documents. The documents can be sent  from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 10:00 and 16:00.

 

The deadline for submitting the offers is 29th of May, at 12.00.

 

To download the full announcement, click Teqja e Dollmës -njoftimi i tenderit – i plote

 

Contact:

E-mail: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

Telephone: 069 4037087

Call for Applications: 5th module – Professional Course on Traditional Building Techniques

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania in cooperation with the National Institute of Cultural Heritage, Regional Directorates of Cultural Heritage of Berat, Durrës, Gjirokastër, Korçë e Vlorë, Regional Directorates of Public Vocational Trainings Centers of Durrës and Vlora and the Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli” in Berat announce the opening of the application period for the 5th module of vocational training in traditional building techniques.

The course is a 5 months intensive training (June-November 2020), with the necessary adjustments that may result from the Covid-19 situation in Albania. The course is divided in:

  • 4 weeks of theoretical online training , covering subjects such as basic principles of conservation, traditional materials and techniques, evaluation and documentation
  • 4 weeks of combined theoretical and practical training, divided into three main materials: stone, wood, plaster/mortar.
  • 12 weeks of practical works in historical buildings.

 

Depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 situation, the training will may run in parallel in one ore more cities, which requires the applicants’ full participation to all the activities planned as part of the training.

 

This training is funded by the Ministry of Economics, Energy Transportation and Regional Development of the State of Hessen – Germany via GIZ, and the Swedish Government.

 

Participants will receive a certificate after the successful completion of the course.

 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

This training is opened to employees of licensed conservation companies, free professionals and the ones who are interested to start learning the restoration craftsmaship. Applicants need to:

 

  • Have an Albanian citizenship
  • Have finished High-School or professional education

(Note: Different training or work experiences with historic buildings are considered as an extra value.)

Application period is open until 20th of May 2020, 12:00.

 

The online application form can be completed and then submitted via the following link: https://form.jotform.com/201172374842351

 

Please note that, before starting to complete the application form, you will need to have at hand a copy of the following documents, which are required to be submitted within this form for the application to be considered complete. In absence of these documents, the application will not be considered.

 

The required documents are:

–              ID card or Passport.

–              High-school diploma

 

For applicants employed in licensed conservation companies only, a copy of the working contract or a written confirmation from employees may be required by the organizers during the evaluation of the application phase.

 

For more information write us at: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243 or contact us at the following number:

CHwB Albania 0676881671

 

Expenses covered by the organizers

As part of the project, there will be a fund covering the expenses of the participants. The organizers will cover the following expenses: expenses of the training (lectures, spaces needed for the training, construction materials, tools, safety tools, training related transport costs), meal allowances (appropriate for each of the training sites).

Call for Applications: 4th module – Professional Course on Traditional Building Techniques

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania in cooperation with the Institute of Monuments of Culture, Regional Directorates of National Culture of Berat, Durrës and Vlora, Regional Directorates of Public Vocational Training Centers of Durrës and Vlora and the Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli” in Berat announce the opening of the application period for the 3rd module of vocational training in traditional building techniques.

The course is a 5 months intensive training (June-November 2019), divided in:

  • 4 weeks of theoretical training, covering subjects such as basic principles of conservation, traditional materials and techniques, evaluation and documentation
  • 4 weeks of combined theoretical and practical training, divided into three main materials: stone, wood, plaster/mortar.
  • 12 weeks of practical works in historical buildings.

The training will run in parallel in three historical cities of Berat, Durrës and Vlora. This training is funded by the Ministry of Economics, Energy Transportation and Regional Development of the State of Hessen – Germany via GIZ, and the Swedish Government.

Participants will receive a certificate after the successful completion of the course.

 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

This training is opened to employees of licensed conservation companies, free professionals and the ones who are interested to start learning the restoration craftsmanship. Applicants need to:

  • Have an Albanian citizenship
  • Have finished High-School or professional education

(Note: Different training or work experiences with historic buildings are considered as an extra value.)

  • Applicants employed in licensed conservation companies need to have a working contract or a written confirmation from their employees.

Application period is open until 15th of May 2019, 12:00.

Application form can be downloaded here: VET_Formular_aplikimi_2019_CHwB

 

Interested parties can apply by submitting the application form and the supplementary documents: a copy of the ID card, a copy of the High School or Professional Education diploma, and (for applicants employed in licensed conservation companies only) a copy of the working contract or a written confirmation from employees, and submit  them to one of the following addresses:

 

TIRANA

CHwB Albania

Rr. Ismail Qemali, P.34/1 Kt. III,

Office Nr.15

 

BERAT

Regional Directorate of National Culture of Berat

Adresa: Mangalem, Rr. “Petrit Lulo”, Berat

Nr i telefonit: 03 232393

 

Professional High School “Stiliano Bandilli”, BERAT

Adresa: Rr. “Tafil Skëndo”, Berat

 

 DURRËS

Regional Directorate of National Culture of DURRËS

Adresa: Lagjja nr. 1, Rruga “Kolonel Tomson”, Durrës

Tel: 05 2222806 / Kodi Postar 2001

email: la.vo1618815243g.aru1618815243tluk@1618815243serru1618815243dkkrd1618815243

 

Regional Directorate of Public Vocational Trainings, DURRËS

Lagja Nr. 17, Rruga: “P. Sorro”, (ish URT) – Durrës,

Tel / Fax 052 229857, 052 221463,

 

VLORË

Regional Directorate of National Culture of VLORA

Lagja “Hajro Cakërri”, Rruga “Sulejman Delvina”, Nr.56 Vlorë

Tel: 033230665 / Postal code: 9402

E-mail: la.vo1618815243g.aru1618815243tluk@1618815243erolv1618815243kkrd1618815243

 

Regional Directorate of Public Vocational Training, VLORA

Rruga: “Riza Salati”

(ish shkolla e naftës), Vlorë

Tel / Fax: 03 3 22 67 59 / Kodi Postar: 9402

 

 

For more information write us at: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243 or contact us at the following number:

CHwB Albania      0696557187

As part of the project, there will be a fund covering the expenses of the participants. The organizers will cover the following expenses: expenses of the training (lectures, spaces needed for the training, construction materials, tools, safety tools, training related transport costs), meal allowances (appropriate for each of the three sites).

Announcing the 2019 Regional Restoration Camps

The award-winning CHwB Regional Restoration Camps are back! With a series of 3 camps held across the Western Balkans, there are many opportunities to get close to heritage.

RRC Permet

In 2019, the two oldest Camp themes are back. Besides, we are proposing this year a new Camp location!

The 2019 Regional Restoration Camps will provide participants with engaging lectures and hands-on experience with restoration, conservation and historic crafts, using traditional materials and techniques, as well as with the interpretation of cultural heritage sites and museums. During each Camp, participants will follow a rigorous but very fulfilling schedule, which combines theory – through lectures and presentations – with exercises and physical work on historic monuments and artifacts in three different locations around the region.

Each activity will be directly helping local residents – working to preserve their historic monuments, artifacts and crafts, and giving them new ways of understanding, enjoying and revitalizing them.

While they will be conducted separately, these restoration camps form part of a region-wide push to encourage people to understand the value and learn how to care for their local heritage. The main objective is to use cultural heritage as a platform for professionals, both men and women, to meet and create conditions for building peace within a democratic society, respecting human rights, and stimulating local economic growth through the development of cultural heritage.

The 2019 Regional Restoration Camps are financed by the Government of Sweden and in cooperation with Allianz Cultural Foundation.

Don’t miss your chance to take part in this incredible experience!

RRC

Save the dates!

Be sure to pay close attention to the dates, themes and deadlines for each of the 2019 Camps. This year we propose two application windows.

First application window:  Now closed! The application deadline for the Spring 2019 Camp scheduled in June was 15 April.

LOCATION DATES THEMES APPLICATION
DEADLINE
Gjakova, Kosovo 8-19 June Conservation of artifacts, interpretation 15 April

Second application window: OPEN NOW! The application deadline for the September 2019 Camp will be 28 June.

LOCATION DATES THEMES APPLICATION
DEADLINE
Rogljevo, Serbia 15 – 27 Sept Building conservation, interpretation 28 June

8 July*

Gjirokastra, Albania 15 – 27 Sept Building conservation, interpretation 28 June

8 July*

*New deadline applicable ONLY for applicants from  Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia.

Be (1)Participation costs The participation cost in the Camps is 800 euros. This covers tuition, on-site accommodation with breakfast, camp materials and tools, emergency health insurance and planned excursions. Participants will be responsible for paying for their own meals, as well as travel to the location of the Camp. Those costs are not included in the participation costs.*

For all accepted applicants from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia, there will be a scholarship to cover the costs of the Camp. The scholarship will pay the full 800 euro fee. Accepted applicants from other countries cannot be beneficiaries of the scholarship.

*Note: CHwB Albania will cover meal costs only for participants of the Camp in Rogljevo, Serbia, due to the lack of dining options in the village where the Camp is located.

Former participants

Considering the variety of themes the RRC offer, we would like to give former Camps participants the chance to attend a camp with a new theme without having to pay the fee. We like to see familiar faces, but keep in mind that first-time applicants will still have priority. The same country-based eligibility requirements apply.

If you are applying to a camp with the same theme as the camp you attended before, then you must still pay the fee.

 

How to Apply

  1. Download the PDF application form (below):
    camp_application_2019
  2. Fill out the application completely, including all supporting documents.
  3. Send the entire application by email or post to:
    Email:
    gro.b1618815243whc@C1618815243RR1618815243
    Post:
    CHwB Albania
    Rr. Ismail Qemali
    P. 34/1, Kati III, Zyra 15
    Tiranë, ALBANIA
  4. CHwB Albania staff will confirm that we have received your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 1 week, please contact us at  gro.b1618815243whc@C1618815243RR1618815243

Volunteer leaders needed 

A note for past RRC participants: Would you like to experience the Camps again from the perspective of an organizer? Applications are open! Find out more here!

Camp volunteer leaders needed – Join the RRC again!

Are you a former Camp participant looking to stay involved with the Regional Restoration Camps? Do you want to share your knowledge and experience with a new group of eager participants?RRC

CHwB-Albania is looking for volunteers to assist at this year’s Regional Restoration Camps. Camp volunteers will attend the full camp and assist with a variety of tasks to help make the experience as rewarding as possible for participants. They will help organizers, craftspeople and participants with issues of coordination, communication and guidance. Be sure you understand the duties and meet the eligibility and qualifications before applying!

Why Volunteer?

RRCBy volunteering you will have the opportunity to make the difference; every person counts! Your help in conserving and promoting cultural heritage is vital for passing it on to the next generations. Working with participants and lecturers, the Camps make possible the preservation and maintenance of cultural sites, artefacts and traditions. They also strengthen the connection of communities with their heritage. Working with Camps puts us in contact with many people on a daily basis. For this reason, we can offer support to all “heritage-keepers.”

This is a valuable opportunity to gain new skills or build knowledge and experience in the field of cultural heritage, specifically on building conservation, conservation of artifacts, and interpretation. The close cooperation with craftspeople, artisans and lecturers will increase your knowledge on conservation and craftsmanship. You will have the opportunity to socialize, meet people and make new friends who share the same interests as you.

What are the duties of a Camp Volunteer?

Volunteers will receive instructions related to their responsibilities during the Camp. They may be asked to assist with the following areas:

Be (1)

  • Organizational tasks (responsibility over the registration, lecture room, tools)
  • Responsibility over the working sites (assisting the crafts, documenting each project, implementing safety measures, making sure everyone is working towards the final result)
  • Communication/Community (being the bridge between organizers and participants, translations, facilitating discussions, communicating with local community and media)

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a former participant of a CHwB Albania Regional Restoration Camp
  • Speak fluent English. Speaking the primary language of the country where the Camp is held is an added value: Albanian (for the Camps in Albania & Kosovo) or Serbian/Bosnian/Croatian (for the Camp in Serbia)
  • Be an honest, cheerful and efficient worker

Save the dates!

Be sure to pay close attention to the dates, themes and deadlines for each of the 2019 Camps. This year we propose two application windows.

First application window:  OPEN NOW! The application deadline for the Spring 2019 Camp scheduled in June is 15 April.

LOCATION DATES THEMES APPLICATION
DEADLINE
Gjakova, Kosovo 8-19 June Conservation of artifacts, interpretation 15 April

Second application window: OPEN NOW! The application deadline for the September 2019 Camp will be 28 June.

LOCATION DATES THEMES APPLICATION
DEADLINE
Rogljevo, Serbia 15 – 27 Sept Building conservation, interpretation 28 June
Gjirokastra, Albania 15 – 27 Sept Building conservation, interpretation 28 June

Expenses

CHwB Albania will cover all in-country costs for volunteers, including accommodation, meal allowance, excursions, travel within the country and costs connected to volunteer duties. Volunteers coming from outside the country will have to cover their own costs for travel to the country where the camp is located.

How to apply

  1. If you meet these requirements and want to dive back into the exciting and rewarding atmosphere of the CHwB-Albania Regional Restoration Camps, download the PDF application (below):
    volunteer_application_2019
  2. Fill out the application completely, including all supporting documents
  3. Send the entire application by email or post to:

Email:
gro.b1618815243whc@c1618815243rr1618815243

Or

Post:
CHwB Albania
Rr. Ismail Qemali
P. 34/1, Kt. III, Zr. 15
Tiranë, ALBANIA

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Job Announcement

Finance and Administrative Officer at Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania

Full-time, One year with possibility of extension, based on performance (3 months’ probation time)

The foundation Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania (CHwB Albania) is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to rescuing and preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage affected by conflict, neglect or natural disasters. We consider heritage to be a testimony of our humanity, history and cultural identity – now and for the future.

CHwB Albania promotes and is committed to equality, social justice, non-discrimination, participation, inclusion, intercultural dialogue, accountability and transparency. Our partners are numerous and of all levels and we work with all members of society without discrimination.

 

Background information

Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania is looking for a perfect candidate to fulfill a position of financial and administrative officer.

The tasks shall be done in coordination, and regular follow-up with the Executive Director, fellow administrative/finance officer. The tasks shall be done in accordance with values and principles of CHwB – Albania and in line with the CHwB – Albania Strategic plan, Administrative Guidelines and Anti-corruption policy.

 

1.Tasks and Responsibilities

The Finance and Administrative Officer’s tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

1.1 Financial

  • Booking costs/incomes/expenditures as per requirements of donors
  • Budget follow-up and projections
  • Conducting bank and petty cash payments and cash withdrawals as per authorization of executive director and its deputy;
  • Preparing monthly financial reports for all currencies, bank accounts and petty cash for monthly revision
  • Preparing project based reports for different donors, as per requirements of the donor
  • Preparing documentation and following-up for audit and audit matters
  • Following up, registering and informing about all tax invoicing, payments and changes in tax system
  • Protecting the organization and its’ assets against fraud and financial abuse
  • All other fiscal matters such as: creating/checking budgets, prepare payroll of staff and calculation of taxes and social insurances every month and similar other tasks and other duties as they arise

1.2 Administrative

  • Office administration – office upkeep as per auditors recommendations, storing and organizing all internal and external correspondence; checking mailbox; organizing office routines;
  • Office administration – preparing service agreements and JoD in cooperation with program manager in charge; keeping all folders in order
  • Office administration – keeping all the folders of employees in order; preparing and updating individual employee folders; preparing and introducing interns to working routines in the office
  • Organizing and assisting in all administrative matters
  • Liaising with program managers and conducting planning, follow-up and implementation of programme support and providing technical support to implementing partners.
  • Keep and maintain inventory of the office equipment and materials
  • Other duties as they arise

 

2. An extra notch to Tasks and Responsibilities

Candidates demonstrating open-mind, creativity mind and pro-activeness in developing sponsorship schemes as well as other equally valuable partnerships, would have a large advantage.

 

3. Qualifications and Personal Attributes

  1. Have a master degree in economy, finance/accounting and or similar
  2. At least 10 years of working experience, where one portion of it (min. 5 years) is within the NGO sector
  3. Extensive knowledge of tax and financial system of Albania
  4. Excellent command of English Language
  5. Excellent command in Financial programs, especially  QuickBooks
  6. High integrity is a prerequisite

 

4. Working Environment & Culture:

Working for a small NGO like CHwB – Albania and small office as the office in Albania requires a great deal of flexibility, readiness and open-mindedness in order to be able to fulfill a wide range of different assignments. Sharing work and responsibility is important in the daily work and for the positive atmosphere in the offices. Therefore Administrative and Finance officer can be required to perform different work assignments based on the employer’s directives. Working for a Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania requires your full commitment and creative mind.

 

The work requires travel and thereby absence from home and office environments. The work can also be irregular, with demanding requirements and conflicting deadlines and priorities.

 

Please reference the job title and send a Curriculum Vitae and a Motivation Letter to the following address: gro.b1618815243whc@a1618815243inabl1618815243a1618815243

 

Applications will be accepted only electronically and should not be dropped off at the office.

All applicants will receive a confirmation that their electronic submission was received. However, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

The deadline for applications is 12.00 (noon) January 23rd, 2018.