Competition for the Position of Development Associate

East Europe Foundation announces a competition for the position of Development Associate.

Reporting to EEF Development and M&E Manager, EEF Development Associate provides support to the Development Team in coordinating the work processes, preparing and submitting the project concepts and proposals. Specifically, they will work with the Development Team and the Development and M&E Manager on all aspects of the grant application process: identifying and qualifying prospects, writing proposals, collecting data and relevant documents, and submitting.

Main tasks:

Supporting the implementation of development activities:

  • Monitoring grant competitions opening and other funding opportunities
  • Contributing to proposal development, including by searching and analyzing background information and preparing high-quality supporting documents in a detail-oriented, organized, and deadline-driven manner
  • Keeping accurate and up-to-date development records
  • Translating small documents required for proposal development
  • Performing other duties as needed

Networking and cooperation:

  • Cooperating closely with EEF program staff and other units regarding proposals’ development
  • Coordinating and cooperating with other development partners and civil society representatives

Knowledge management:

  • Collecting activity data, keeping up databases
  • Contributing to the development of reports and presentations
  • Participating in training related to professional responsibilities. Specific required training will be identified with employees’ supervisor

Qualification requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Economics, or other relevant discipline
  • At least two years of relevant experience
  • Experience working in non-government organizations or donor-funded project environment
  • Good communications skills in Ukrainian and English
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools

Please send your CV and cover letter by May 31, 2023, to

State the vacancy title in the subject line of the email. No phone inquiries, please.