available languages: english July 19, 2018

DRI is in the process of opening a new Libya Office in Tunis, Tunisia.

For the new Libya Project, we are recruiting a new staff member at Berlin Headaquarters, three staff members for the Libya Office in Tunis, and three long-term experts to accompany our project with technical support on social media monitoring.

Background

Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. DRI promotes the political participation of citizens, accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions worldwide.

In Libya, DRI has been supporting the constitution-drafting process and the work of Libyan civil society organisations on topics related to the constitution, human rights and local governance. Under this project, DRI will be working with its local partners and networks to create a conducive environment for the next steps of the political transition. To do so, DRI, in close cooperation with its local partners, will raise awareness among citizens (online and offline) on the relevance of democratic milestones of the transition and facilitate exchange between citizens and relevant political and institutional actors (such as representatives of the National Election Commission, the Constitution Drafting Assembly and others).

 

Staff Positions

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: 15 August 2018

Duration: Until December 2019, with the possibility of extension

Location: Tunis, Tunisia (with regular travels to Libya if the security situation allows)

 

Your Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of DRI’s Director of Programmes, the Project Director will be responsible for overseeing the entire portfolio of work of the DRI Libya country office. This entails the design, implementation and evaluation/reporting on DRI Libya’s projects, and the management of the DRI Libya office.

More specifically, the Project Director will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Ensuring that the projects’ outputs and activities are responsive to the political and security context and project goals, as well as delivered in an effective, timely and efficient manner;
  • Identifying significant developments (political, security, etc.) and their impact on the projects’ activities or entry points for engagement;
  • Drafting, reviewing or contributing to reports, briefing papers and other knowledge products;
  • Developing a visibility and outreach strategy for the projects;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the projects and proposing any modifications to the projects’ work plans;
  • Ensuring a continuous and effective Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning process throughout the project management cycle;
  • Ensuring that gender mainstreaming is applied throughout the project management cycle and within the country office;
  • Overseeing the recruitment and work undertaken by local and international experts;
  • Overseeing project budgets and financial reporting, in cooperation with the Finance Manager and DRI HQ Finance Unit, as well as ensuring that procurement is carried out in accordance with DRI standard practices and donor regulations;
  • Ensuring the safety and security of all DRI operations and persons contractually affiliated to DRI;
  • Managing the DRI team in Tunis, supervising staff and experts;
  • Ensuring effective coordination with and reporting to DRI’s Director of Programmes, DRI Representative for North Africa, and other relevant staff at DRI Headquarters;
  • Providing advice and briefings to key stakeholders on relevant issues of democracy (including elections and parliament), constitutional reform and human rights implementation;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Your Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in, law, political or social science or a related field;
  • At least five years of relevant professional experience managing projects related to democracy assistance, human rights or governance reform. Experience with international non-profit organisations is preferred;
  • Proven experience in supervising and managing staff; experience in heading a project office in Libya is an asset;
  • At least three years of experience in managing projects in Libya;
  • Strong networks with relevant stakeholders in the governance field in Libya;
  • Sound knowledge of international democracy and human rights standards;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • The ability to travel inside Libya is a requirement;
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both spoken and written is required;
  • Strong presentation skills (written and oral);
  • Excellent interpersonal, managerial and communication skills, and a strong administrative track record, including proven leadership, staff and financial management;
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

DRI offers a competitive salary according to donor regulations and incumbent experience. Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

This position is subject to funding.

For interested applicants, please send your application (cover letter, CV and three references) in one PDF document to mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Project Director – Libya” in the subject line and also inform us about your earliest possible starting date.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:
Democracy Reporting International gGmbH
Prinzessinnenstraße 30
10969 Berlin, Germany
Tel +49 30 27877300
Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Form of Employment: Full-time
Starting Date: 15 August 2018
Duration: Until December 2019, with the possibility of extension
Location: Tunis, Tunisia (with potential travels to Libya if the security situation allows)

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time Policy Officer for its Libya country office in Tunis, Tunisia. In collaboration with, and under supervision of the Project Director you will co-lead on the project implementation with a particular focus on governance research, MEL and reporting.

Your duties and responsibilities:
Under the supervision of DRI’s Project Director and in close coordination with the other team members:

  • Co-design project activities, such as events, workshops, trainings, research studies and publications;
  • Lead on the implementation of research studies and publications;
    • Develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks and tools, collect and analyse relevant data and compile monitoring reports;
  • Ensure gender-mainstreaming in the implementation of all project activities and project monitoring;
  • Develop key messages on elections and constitution for social media and outreach activities, in close coordination with the respective national experts, the Civil Society Advisor and the Project Director;
  • Lead on the selection of and coordination with national experts who are recruited for the drafting of publications, the implementation of the social media monitoring, the online campaign and the media trainings;
  • Draft monthly reports of the social media monitoring based on the work provided by the Social Media Data Analyst and data coders;
  • Monitor the political transition, particularly elections and the constitution, and regularly update the Libya team and HQ about relevant developments;
  • Contribute to the writing and proof-editing of donor reports;
  • Support the development and implementation of the project’s communication strategy;
  • Support the development, design and layout of communication materials and ensure a gender-sensitive communication;
  • Report on all relevant project activities within 48 hours in form of news stories/blog entries for DRI’s website;
  • Develop, maintain and update the distribution lists;
  • Any other activities, as agreed with the Project Director and DRI HQ.

Qualifications we require:

  • A University Degree in law, political or social science or another relevant field;
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in applied research and policy work;
  • At least two years of experience of working as part of a project team, ideally within an NGO/think tank;
  • Sound knowledge of the Libyan political situation and its main actors;
  • Strong writing and reporting skills in English language (writing samples to be provided);
  • Proven experience in developing communication material on policy or programmatic issues;
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • The ability to travel inside Libya is a strong asset;
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both spoken and written is required;
  • Good negotiation skills and the ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team.

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!
Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) in one PDF document to mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Policy Officer (Libya)” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:
Democracy Reporting International gGmbH
Prinzessinnenstraße 30
10969 Berlin, Germany
Tel +49 30 27877300
Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: 15 August 2018

Duration: Until December 2019, with the possibility of extension

Location: Tunis, Tunisia (with potential travels to Libya if the security situation allows)

 

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time Project Assistant for its Libya country office in Tunis, Tunisia. In collaboration with, and under supervision of the Finance and Administration Manager you will support the Libya team in the project implementation with procurements and logistics.

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Establish agreements with vendors and suppliers of project goods and consumables, credit facility and monthly invoicing;
  • Prepare necessary procurement documentation according to donor requirements and DRI procurement policy;
  • Assist in coordination of implementation of the project activities in Tunisia, such as the organisation of events, workshops, trainings, and briefings or meetings with key stakeholders and support the implementation of project activities in Libya;
  • Provide logistical supports with regard to: venues booking, accommodation, arranging transportation, airport pick-ups and all other logistical arrangements related to the implementation of DRI Libya projects;
  • Assist in the coordination of the missions of experts and travel of staff between Libya and Tunisia;
  • Support the team in routine matters in relation to administration and financial activities of the project as well as the DRI Libya office in Tunis; such as scanning of financial documentations, archiving of the documents, etc.;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Qualifications we require:

  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience with procurement and logistics;
  • Proven work experience with organisations in which the working language is both English and Arabic;
  • A proven network with vendors and suppliers inside Libya and Tunisia is a strong asset;
  • Basic IT skills, including the work with Word and Excel;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English is a requirement.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) in one PDF document to mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Project Assistant (Libya)” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Form of Employment: Full-time

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Duration: One year, with the possibility of extension

Location: Berlin, Germany    

    

DRI is currently recruiting a full-time Programme Officer Libya for its head office in Berlin to support DRI’s Libya project. DRI’s work in Libya focuses on supporting the political transition by supporting civil society actors in political education and outreach to citizens. In collaboration with the respective Programme Officer MENA, and under supervision of the Director of Programmes you will support and monitor all phases of programme implementation in accordance with project contracts, donor requirements and DRI policies and procedures.

 

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with DRI’s Libya team (located in Tunis) on the design and implementation of project components, including workshops, missions of international experts and publications;
  • Ensure effective on-going communication with country offices and regular reporting, also through field trips;
  • Monitor compliance and ensure quality delivery of the project workplan and expenditure under the guidance of the Director of Programmes;
  • Ensure quality and contribute to project publications and other communication products, in consultation with ED;
  • Check compliance regarding the hiring of staff, the procurement of services and asset management, in close coordination with the Director of Programmes;
  • Ensure quality reporting of relevant project narrative reports;
  • Facilitate exchange of information, knowledge and lessons between CO and HQ and feed this into organisation-wide processes;
  • Develop concept notes for presentation to donors and drafts / reviews project proposals;
  • Carry out research and analysis on project-relevant trends and issues, as required by the supervisors;
  • Keep supervisors abreast of any relevant developments that may significantly affect the project and discusses options for response;
  • Support country office staff in development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plan for respective projects;
  • Support country office staff in mainstreaming gender in its projects;
  • Support Project Director in issues related to the day-to-day management of the country office;
  • Plan for and co-ordinate project set-up and closure, including assets handover, archiving and exit interviews.

 

Qualifications we require:

  • University degree, in international relations, political science, law, social sciences, or a related field.
  • At least three years of experience in project management either with international organisations or NGOs. Experience with German and European Union-funded projects is desirable.
  • Previous work experience in the field of governance, democracy and human rights, is a distinct advantage;
  • Experience of working on governance issues in the MENA region is an asset;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and spreadsheets used to track project activities and outputs.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Previous experience in communication and/or fundraising role is an asset;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required and working knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

Moreover, DRI offers you a job with flexible working hours, 30 days of annual leave, travel health insurance, vocational training for every employee and working in a multicultural team in the heart of Berlin, where everybody is on first name terms with each other.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) in one PDF document to recruiting_mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Programme Officer Libya – Berlin” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity.

This position is subject to funding. Applying for this position by post mail is possible, please find our address details below.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Form of Employment: Long-term Consultancy

Starting Date: 1 November 2018

Duration: a minimum of 6 months

Location: Tunis, Tunisia / home-based deskwork

 

To analyse the online public discourse of Libyan citizens and its implications for the political transition, DRI is currently recruiting a Social Media and Data Analyst for its Libya country office in Tunis, Tunisia. In collaboration with DRI’s in-house Social Media Expert and the Research and Policy Officer, and under supervision of the Project Director you will identify relevant Libyan social media platforms for public political discourse, retrieve and analyse data of these platforms and produce relevant outputs.

 

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Assess, together with DRI‘s in-house Social Media Expert and the Research and Policy Officer the feasibility of the research regarding data access and social media platforms in Libya and adjust the research plan accordingly;
  • Prepare, code, and monitor the scraping of relevant data during the monitoring period, ensuring data reliability and retention, in close coordination with the coders;
  • Develop the classification and coding system of data for relevant research questions and prepare an efficient system for hand-annotation of data;
  • Train and supervise research assistants and coders on the coding of data;
  • Produce data visualizations and advise on the design and presentation of reporting;
  • Provide input into written research reports, as appropriate;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Qualifications we require:

  • University degree in political science, social science or related field;
  • At least two years of experience in social media data analysis using R programming language, Python, or equivalent;
  • Expertise in social media monitoring, including mapping social media accounts (in Libya), advanced searches and archiving of data, and social network analysis;
  • Experience working with social media APIs to retrieve data and produce data visualizations from large, unstructured datasets;
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, R, etc.);
  • Good communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic (including the Libyan dialect) and English is a requirement.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) in one PDF document to mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Social Media and Data Analyst (Libya)” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.

Form of Employment: Long-term Consultancy

Starting Date: 1 November 2018

Duration: a minimum of 6 months

Location: Tunis, Tunisia / home-based deskwork

 

To analyse the online public discourse of Libyan citizens and its implications for the political transition, DRI is currently recruiting two data coders/analysts for its Libya country office in Tunis, Tunisia. In collaboration with DRI’s in-house Social Media Expert and the Data Analyst, and under supervision of the Project Director you will identify relevant Libyan social media platforms for public political discourse and retrieve and analyse data of these platforms for a period of six months.

 

Your duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with the collection, classification, and documentation of primary social media data;
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative coding of data, adhering strictly to the developed coding scheme;
  • Prepare summaries, tables, charts, or other basic statistical graphs as requested by the Data Analyst;
  • Other relevant duties, as required.

 

Qualifications we require:

  • University degree in political science, social sciences or related field;
  • Experience classifying and coding large datasets for research projects from a social science perspective;
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience preparing reports using basic statistical summaries;
  • Attention to detail, including adherence to standards for coding and accuracy;
  • Good communication and negotiation skills and ability to work as part of a culturally diverse team;
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic (including the Libyan dialect) and English is a requirement.

 

DRI values diversity and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply!

Moreover, DRI offers you flexible working hours, training opportunities and working as part of an international and multicultural team.

If you are interested in this position, please send your application (cover letter and CV) in one PDF document to mena@democracy-reporting.org. Please include “Data coders/analysts (Libya)” in the subject line and refer to the source you have found this opportunity. This position is subject to funding.

Closing date for applications: 7 August 2018. The position may be filled before the end of the deadline so early applications are encouraged.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you are one of those shortlisted, we will contact you within one week after expiration of the deadline at the latest.

 

Organisation responsible for this vacancy:

Democracy Reporting International gGmbH

Prinzessinnenstraße 30

10969 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 27877300

Fax +49 30 27877300-10

 

Data processing of personal data in third countries will not take place. We process your data in accordance with the provisions of § 26 German Federal Data Protection Act. More information about processing your personal data: privacy policy.