H4C Manager

Job Overview

  • Qualifications Master Degree
  • Position Manager
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Contact Email [email protected]

Job Opening: Call for H4C Manager

Job type – Full time

Starting Date: 1st of December 2021

Duration: 12 months, with a possibility of extension

Job Description

About the Home for Cooperation: The Home for Cooperation is a unique community centre located in the heart of Nicosia. It is the embodiment of intercommunal cooperation, contributing to the collective efforts of civil society in their engagement with peacebuilding and intercultural dialogue. Using its sources, it encourages people to cooperate with each other beyond constraints and dividing lines.

The Home for Cooperation essentially aims to act as a bridge-builder between separated communities, memories and visions. It provides working spaces and opportunities for Non-Governmental Organizations and individuals to design and implement innovative projects.

Today the Home has become a landmark building within the Ledra Palace crossing, UN buffer zone. It facilitates situations for people to get together and to get to know each other. The Home hosts an extensive variety of cultural, artistic and educational programs with the aim to foster creativity and intercultural trust in Cyprus and internationally.

About the position: As part of a dynamic and high-performing team, the H4C Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic, networking and stakeholder-management plans; will direct and coordinate the operations of H4C; and will work to assure the future sustainability of the H4C. The Manager of the H4C complements the policy directions of the H4C Governing Board and operationalises these in the creation and implementation of annual plans and projects.

Location: Nicosia, Buffer Zone

Compensation: A competitive remuneration package will be offered according to skills and experience.

Key Responsibilities:

The Manager works with the H4C staff for the implementation of the approved annual plan and projects.

In regards to the Policy of the H4C, the H4C Manager:

  •     Provides suggestions and proposals to the GB on policy directions
  •     Works with staff for the development of the suggestions of the policy
  •     Transforms the agreed shared vision and policy priorities into projects and proposals
  •     Coordinates staff in the development of proposals
  •     Prepares in coordination with the staff and submit to the GB the annual plan including objectives – activities
  •     Represents (the organisation to the local and international community)

In regards to the implementation of Projects & Activities, the H4C Manager:

  •     Designs and oversights of management of all project related activities and their implementation
  •     Informs the GB about the progress of ongoing projects
  •     Prepares and submits quarterly monitoring reports to the GB including new project ideas or approval

In regards to the Management of the H4C Space & the Staff including H4C Café, the H4C Manager is responsible for:

  •     The overall management of the H4C Space and staff
  •     Developing the ToRs per the needs of the H4C and submission to the GB for approval
  •     Identifying the needs for new staff or the need for termination of the existing staff.
  •     Recommendation based on the identified needs is submitted to the GB for approval.
  •     Organising and implementing the decision of the evaluation committee for the new staff
  •     Overall staff assessment and can request the support of the GB where he/she feels it is necessary

In regards to Financial Management & Resource Mobilization, the H4C Manager:

  •     Prepares and presents the annual budget of the H4C to the GB
  •     Oversight and financial management of project activities
  •     Submits quarterly financial report to the GB, prepared by the Operations Officer
  •     Submits a plan for resource mobilisation
  •     Ensures that expenditures are within the budget during a given year and informs board of any discrepancies on a quarterly basis

In regards to the General Assembly of the H4C, the H4C Manager:

  •     Informs the relevant staff to take necessary steps in accordance with the statute
  •     Oversight of preparation of all necessary documentation to be submitted at the General Assembly
  •     To receive candidacy applications and to make the necessary preparations for their submission to the General Assembly

Required Skills & Experience:

  •      Master’s Degree in management, international relations, political science, peace and conflict studies or similarly relevant areas.
  •      At least 3 years of experience in a leadership role, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  •      Familiarity with nonprofit management and best practices.
  •      Familiarity with Human Resource management practices.
  •      Familiarity with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and European projects.
  •      Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Greek and/or Turkish
  •      Public speaking skills and experience.
  •      Ability and willingness to travel.

Application Process:

Candidates should send a resume and a cover letter that describes how their qualifications and experience match the needs and mission of H4C, along with salary expectations and how they found out about the position. Applications will be accepted via email at [email protected] by September 30, 2021.

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