International Programme Director (m/f/d)

CONCORDIA Sozialprojekte Gemeinnützige Privatstiftung 5<y Senior Level  Vienna, Bukarest, Sofia or Chisinau 2 Okt 2020

Job Description

CONCORDIA Sozialprojekte Gemeinnützige Privatstiftung seeks

International Programme Director (m/f/d)

CONCORDIA Social Projects is an international non-profit and non-governmental organisation for children, young people and families in need with the focus on its programme countries in Austria, Bulgaria, the Republic of Moldova and Romania.

We are looking for a dynamic, highly professional person with visionary social management experience in the South-Eastern region of Europe, starting with November 2020 to be part of our international director’s team.

Your tasks:

  • Programme development and monitoring of implementation in all four programme countries and future program countries,
  • Develop cross national policies which guide the CONCORDIA programme work,
  • Support of the National Programme Directors in development, implementation and evaluation of programme strategies,
  • Cultivating innovation in programs and sharing expertise internally and externally;
  • Driving our international advocacy agenda: promotion of the programme vision and the strategic objectives of the organisation at international level, attending international events and contributing to the development of long term thinking framework in Europe,
  • External representation of CONCORDIA in relevant international networks,
  • Team development and talent management,
  • Oversight of programme monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment,
  • Conducting programme research and publications,
  • Budget responsibility.

We expect from you:

  • Leadership and strategic skills,
  • Sound knowledge in the area of social and educational services on international level,
  • Cross-cultural understanding,
  • Good network in the social & educational field and/or international advocacy,
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills,
  • Knowledge of European trends in the social and educational field,
  • Availability to travel,
  • Readiness to represent the organisation at different events/conferences/networks.

What knowledge you need:

  • Fluent English skills (written and oral),
  • At least 5 years organisational management experience in the South-Eastern Europe region,
  • Excellent computer skills,

Nice to have:

  • Romanian and/or Bulgarian and/or German skills.


  • Strong commitment to the CONCORDIA Mission,
  • High level of personal initiative, result orientation within a teamwork thinking framework,
  • Self-organisation and effective time management,
  • Persistence and endurance,
  • Adaptability and flexibility,
  • Curiosity and high motivation as well as the wish to further learn and develop,
  • Ability to work in a team.

CONCORDIA Social Projects is a dynamically developing organisation. We offer you a responsible position with great creative possibilities in an international environment. In this position you will report to the International CEO. Your location can be in Vienna, Bucharest, Sofia or Chisinau. The offered salary takes into consideration the local salary scales in accordance with the collective agreement in the respective country.

If you have the relevant experience, want to take responsibility for your own area of responsibility and develop it further, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please send your application documents – CV and letter of motivation – until the 21.10.2020 to

Please don’t forget to mention in your application!

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