Job Opportunities

 

Position: Project Facilitator

Duration: 12 months

Location: Athens, Greece

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The Athens Partnership, based in Athens, is seeking a Project Facilitator for the “Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle” project.

The Project Facilitator will assist the Project Surveyor in the Pilot Project of the Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle. The project aims at the comprehensive revitalization of the Commercial Triangle neighborhood.  An area of 28 acres is being pedestrianized, graffiti is being cleaned, urban furniture is being upgraded, electricity boxes are being ‘adopted’ by artists, more green and public spaces are being created. This is an innovative, unique program at the heart of Athens’ most lively, vibrant district.

The Project Facilitator will report to the Project Manager and the Project Surveyor, and will work collaboratively with all members of the project team and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring on the ground the day-to-day work progress and operations in the Athens Commercial Triangle area, including the anti-graffiti initiative progress; generate relevant reports on a regular basis
  • Distributing communication materials and surveys; recording the results in excel files
  • Maintain close contact with the local stakeholders (shop owners) in the Trigono area
  • Collect data and metrics through on the ground inspection; record and report on a frequent basis
  • Work closely with the Athens Municipal Police
  • Respond to any ad hoc requests for the needs of the project
  • The work will be in shifts which will include weekends and/or early & after hours

Credentials/Qualification Requirements

The ideal candidate must have strong facilitation skills, is highly organized, is results-oriented and takes initiative.

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor degree
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and utilize data
  • Competence in organizing and managing photographic collections
  • Ability to work within a diversified team of professionals
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Experience in using social media (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Computer expertise in Word and Excel
  • Good command of English
  • Team spirit and a sense of humor

To apply, send cover letter and resume in Greek or English by email to info@athenspartnership.org as soon as possible and no later than June 30th 2018. Candidates are being interviewed on a rolling basis.

Please note that only applications with a corresponding cover letter will be considered.


Position: Operations Manager

Duration: 12 months

Location: Athens, Greece

The Athens Partnership, based in Athens, is seeking an experienced Operations Manager for the “Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle” project.

The Operations Manager will assist the Project Manager in the Pilot Project of the Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle. The project aims at the comprehensive revitalization of the Commercial Triangle neighborhood. An area of 28 acres is being pedestrianized, graffiti is being cleaned, urban furniture is being upgraded, electricity boxes are being ‘adopted’ by artists, more green and public spaces are being created. This is an innovative, unique program at the heart of Athens’ most lively, vibrant district.

The Operations Manager will report to the Project Manager and work collaboratively with all members of the staff and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the monitoring of the project rollout and implementation.
  • Working with the Project Manager of the Triangle Project, but also with the Athens Partnership staff to process project needs.
  • Maintaining relationships with stakeholders and acting as a liaison with staff, municipal agency contacts and external partners.
  • Take initiatives and coordinate community engagement process and teams.
  • Overseeing the monitoring of the budget, providing all input for budget requirements as needed, and closely monitor all project expenses and reporting them on a monthly basis; support budget revision process as needed.
  • Preparing reports, resolutions, agreements and ordinances for the Project Oversight Committee and donors.
  • Draft donor reports and presentations as needed.
  • Assist the procurement process; support contract preparation process.
  • Recording regularly all actions into Wrike project management software
  • Tracking and reporting on a weekly and/or monthly basis on key performance indicators within the Commercial Triangle (metrics).

Credentials/Qualification Requirements

Candidates should have a passion for harnessing the power of public-private partnerships to improve our city. A successful candidate will possess:

  • A university degree
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience        
  • Excellent organizational skills, with ability to prioritize while maintaining high attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to collect, organize, synthesize, and utilize data
  • Proven experience in working with numbers and excel; understanding of basic financial concepts and budgeting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Greek
  • Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and follow through.
  • Computer expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and experience with mail merge    
  • Team spirit and a sense of humor

To apply, send cover letter and resume in English to info@athenspartnership.org as soon as possible and no later than June 25th 2018. Candidates are being interviewed on a rolling basis.

Please note that only applications with a corresponding cover letter will be considered.