Lesvos Solidarity (LeSol) is a grassroots organisation based on Lesvos Island, Greece. LeSol has been operating since 2012. LeSol’s community believes in an open society free of racism, fascism, and discrimination. LeSol is an assembly-run organisation and the participation of refugees in shaping knowledge and skills is vital for integration and social inclusion.
LeSol’s mission is to provide community-based solidarity spaces and its vision is to inspire society and to expand its solidarity model, which promotes equality, trust, and respect for each other and for the environment, creativity, empowerment, and active participation.
This position is newly created for an experienced Project / Program Manager with a strong background in Organisational Development to lead on further developing and maintaining an organisation-wide Governance and MEAL structure as well as ISO 9001 Framework.
Key objectives / responsibilities of the role
Maintain and further develop organisational governance structure including meeting management and decision-making system.
Maintain, strengthen, and facilitate Monitoring & Evaluation of projects at organisational level.
Maintain, strengthen, and facilitate Monitoring & Evaluation of Departments.
Manage online monitoring tool and compile monthly reports of project and departmental outputs.
Provide monitoring and evaluation data and information to relevant bodies as requested.
Maintain and further develop organisational reporting structure.
Provide framework for and facilitate process of new project design and set-up.
Manage deviations from established project tolerances together with Project Coordinators.
Facilitate pathway for Project Changes if tolerances are exceeded according to ISO procedures.
Regularly facilitate project justifications/reviews to ensure relevance and sustainability.
Maintain framework to facilitate organisational risk and issue management.
Facilitate pathway for Organisational Changes according to ISO procedures.
Facilitate strategy meetings, if applicable.
Sit in the Quality Assurance Team (QAT) to facilitate ISO 9001 compliance.
A minimum of three (3) years of experience in Project / Program Management and/or Monitoring & Evaluation.
Strong background / knowledge of organisational development is highly desirable.
Experience / knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems highly desirable.
Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills.
Experience in meeting moderation / facilitation.
Experience in using and maintaining databases.
Experience working in NGOs.
Fluency in English and Greek is required.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team including prioritising workload and deadlines.
Ability to create a respectful work environment where an atmosphere of trust and integrity prevails, and everyone is accountable for one’s conduct and performance.
Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask while working in a fast-paced environment.
Desire to work in a solidarity organisation
As we are looking to fill this position ASAP, we may hire before the application deadline and therefore urge interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.