The company Niras (www.niras.com) has recently been awarded project financed by NEFCO and the Neighbourhood Investment Platform of the European Union (NIP) for modernisation of water infrastructure in Ukraine called the NEFCO - Neighbourhood Investment Platform (NIP) Ukraine Water Programme (UWP).
The award opens outstanding opportunity for the Project Assistant role who we are now recruiting.
Liaise closely with the Project Team Leader, Deputy Team Leader and the Project Director during all stages of the project;
Implement all project tasks dully, efficiently and to the highest professional standards;
Fulfil the reporting requirements
Assist the non-Ukrainian Team members during meetings and fulfil role of the translator/interpreter (technical understanding of water infrastructure will be considered an asset)
the day-to-day running of the project office;
assisting the Team Leader and Deputy Team Leader in all administrative and organisational tasks;
preparing and submitting official documentation to Vodokonals, Ministries, Municipalities and others;
maintaining an efficient project office;
keeping track on the cash payments and preparing the monthly financial reports for the project office expenses;
coordination of all project seminars, training courses, meetings and conferences, if required;
assisting with translation and interpretation as requested by the Team Leader / Project Director;
prepare minutes of the meeting
any other task reasonably asked by the Team Leader and the Project Director.
It is a requirement that the candidate should be registered as a private entrepreneur
to be registered as private entrepreneur (ФОП). Registration is required at the date of signing the contract.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree (Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or similar)
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Ukrainian
Some 3- 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably in international agencies
Computer literate with practical knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project, familiarity with graphic software will be an asset
Able to work independently with little supervision
Has outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage priorities and workload
Stable work within large international consulting company
Duty Station: Kyiv (Ukraine) with possibility to travel outside of Kyiv
Contract type: Fixed-term
Duration: 1 year, with option for extension
Salary: Competitive, dependent upon the skills and the experience