Vice international project coordinator - Stockholm Group

Are you interested in Engineers Without Borders and want to engage in something meaningful? Then you should apply for the position of Vice International Projects Coordinator in the Stockholm professionals group. 

 

Through humanitarian engineering, we engage, inspire and unite people to build a sustainable future. Engineers Without Borders Sweden works to address challenges linked to the Sustainable Development Goals, both in Sweden and around the globe. Through improvements in education, equality, energy poverty and access to water and sanitation we strive to make a sustainable and long-term impact with our work, for local communities and the Earth as a whole.

 

About us

Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit, politically and religiously independent organization. Locally in Stockholm, the organization Engineers Without Borders is operated by the board, which consists of committed working professionals.

Engineers without borders work with five main areas: International projects, Inspire youth, The Reflective Engineer, Engineer to engineer and Open hack. To read more about these areas please visit https://www.ewb-swe.org/organisation. Our local chapter is currently working with projects relating to international projects. At this time, we have three international projects ongoing and we are aiming to start up more projects.  

 

About the role:

As Vice International Projects Coordinator, you would work alongside Anisa Zigaf who is the International Projects Coordinator. You will together find a suitable working method and collaborate on driving the projects forward, handling administration and participating on meetings with the local and national board. You have tremendous opportunity to shape the direction of this role and what type of projects we work with. 

 

What can you expect?

  • An opportunity to create new projects with the support of a well-established organization.
  • Valuable connections and network building.
  • The possibility to contribute to something meaningful.

 

Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with project management or project coordination. 
  • Academic background in engineering or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Experience working with international projects. 
  • A strong interest in and knowledge in humanitarian engineering.
  • Ability to work with others with a good cooperative skill.
  • Responsible, driven, and able to work independently, with guidance from staff members.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Can perform administrative work in a structured way.
  • Full professional proficiency in English (official working language at EWB-SWE) and Swedish (for grant applications)
  • Previous experience of work for the non-profit sector is a plus.

 

Time of engagement?

The work is entirely voluntary, and the amount of work will vary depending on your level of commitment. However, typically 2-4 hours per week is to be expected. 

 

Application and Contact 

Please apply with your CV and a motivation. If you have any further questions about the position or would like further information please do not hesitate to contact Anisa Zigaf (project.sth@ewb-swe.org).

 

The last day of application is the 12th of May 2021.

We look forward to receiving your application!

 

Disclaimer: As with all volunteer positions within Engineers Without Borders Sweden, this position is unpaid.

Engineers Without Borders Sweden is promoting equality and inclusivity. We are strengthened by our differences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position, regardless of gender, age, ethnic background, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Join EWB-SWE

  • Volunteer

    We have a passionate and experienced volunteer network of professionals and students who help make a difference and influence our work. Explore our volunteer opportunities and see how you can contribute with your range of skills, experience and knowledge directly into our activities. There is no requirement for an engineering degree, everyone is needed, and all are welcome.

  • Be part of inspiring children

    Sweden currently has a shortage of engineers, a profession that historically has been a very homogenous group. Because of this, EWB-SWE inform and inspire children to seek an education in engineering or technology. This is accomplished by assisting students with their studies, acting as role-models, and showing a non-conventional perspective on science, technology and engineering.

  • Personal development

    Develop your leadership and technology skills by participating in the seminars and activities we organize.

  • Be part of our network

    By getting involved, you become part of an extensive network of talented people. We are not just engineers - everyone is needed, and everyone is welcome! We are located all over Sweden with our groups in 8 different cities.

EWB-SWE's network

We have a passionate and experienced volunteer network of professionals and students who help make a difference and influence our work. We are engineers, architects, scientists, educators, healthcare professionals, administrators and many others. 
You can be active in projects, in the business or passive support. We collaborate with technical colleges and universities, with organizations and the business community.

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