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Junior Expert: Digital Competence Diagnostics and Coach

Regional Technical Assistance to Build Civil Society Capacities

The work will be conducted ‘home-based’, with face-to-face workshops conducted in various locations (Baku/Chisinau/Kyiv/Tbilisi/Yerevan)


Friday, May 31, 2023, by 12.00 PM CET time

Interested candidates should send their CV 

up to 11 working days during June – November 2023.

The overall objective of the Regional Technical Assistance to Build Civil Society Capacities project is to strengthen participatory and inclusive democracy in the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine).

The purpose of this project is to strengthen the role and increase the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) and activists in the Eastern Partnership to engage in the policy making processes and policy dialogue, promote reforms and public accountability, foster local democracy, local development and engage citizens in public debate, through a Regional Technical Assistance project.

The project is structured around the following activities:

  • Capacity Building Activities including webinars
  • Civil Society Hackathons and Civic Tech Activities
  • Civil Society Fellowships (120 new civil society activists will be supported throughout the duration of our project)
  • Civil Society Networking and Ad-hoc Support, including to EU Delegations and DG NEAR Headquarters
  • Communication Activities meant to increase the public awareness of CSOs, improve their public image and promote EU support to civil society.
  • Studies and Research on Civil Society Issues across the Region at the request of the EU.

To download the Terms of Reference for this assignment please click here.

Required Profile:

Junior Expert: Digital Competence Diagnostics and Coach

S/he will have the following background/experience:

Qualifications and skills:

  • Academic profile: at least a relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 

General professional experience:

  • At least 5 years of working experience, out of which at least 3 years of experience working with or for civil society organisations or initiatives.

Specific professional experience:

  • The expert will have at least 3 years’ experience in supporting CSOs and/or civic activists and/or small enterprises in strengthening their digital competence.
  • In addition, there will be expertise on issues such as:
      • How to apply Agile and SCRUM principles to CSO work;
      • Team collaboration tools and their comparative advantages;
      • Digital safety for CSOs / cybersecurity threats and mitigation measures;
      • Possibilities and limitations of different communication tools;
      • How to work with tech providers.
      • Other topics as identified during the diagnostic sessions. The ‘diagnostic’ approach implies that the coaching is based on individual needs, so some flexibility is needed.
    • The expert should have at least 3 experiences of training delivery and/or as key speaker at a seminar/conference;
    • The expert should have at least 3 experiences of delivering webinars.