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logistical, procurement and administrative support to Global Affairs Canada’s activities and initiatives.


Cowater is currently recruiting a Project Coordinator and Logistics Resource for a proposal under development for Global Affairs Canada’s Field Services Support Project (FSSP) in Ukraine. This position, conditional on the project being awarded to Cowater, is part-time (estimated at 150 days/yr) and based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

• Providing logistical services such as overseeing, coordinating, and arranging vehicle rental, travel, events, meetings, conferences, and missions as required;
• Contributing to the preparation of all key FSSP deliverables and documents;
• Assisting in the creation and maintenance of FSSP records and files;
• Overseeing activities with stakeholders;
• Advising on local government documentation requirements;
• Preparing progress reports;
• Supporting the project manager in procurement services of goods and services... including the procurement of technical specialist services through local and international competitive processes;
• Coordinating logistics for events, trainings and conferences including booking accommodations, transportation, utilities, and arranging for permits, visas, and other official documents;
• Supporting the Project Manager in analyzing, planning, directing and assessing the administrative tasks to be carried out by TSs, including timely submission of deliverables, adherence to basic professional requirements and alignment with activity specifications;
• Supporting the administration of contracts coordinated by the Project Manager.


• Advanced (post-graduate) degree in a relevant discipline such as business, finance, accounting, logistics, economics, international development, project management, business administration, engineering, or applied sciences.

Minimum Experience:
• At least five (5) years of international development project management and delivery experience;
• Prior experience implementing/managing at least three (3) prior international development projects (at least 70% completed);
• Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate this experience on long term (projects with a duration of 2 or more years), high value (projects with a total value at or above 5 million CAD) projects;
• The candidate should have demonstrable experience in the following key functions:
• Coordinating project activities with multiple stakeholders;
• Coordinating and arranging travel and accommodation;
• Coordinating and arranging meetings and conferences;
• Assisting the preparation of project planning documents and project reports;
• Communicating with government authorities or representatives;
• Ensuring proper maintenance of records and files;
• Providing advice on local government documentation requirements;
• Preparing activity updates as required.
• The candidate should be able to develop and maintain working relationships of key international development assistance stakeholders, including coordinating activities, facilitating consultations and field visits, and identifying risks mitigation strategies with multiple stakeholders such as: Civil Society Organizations; private sector organizations; humanitarian sector; and local governments and ministries.
• Project experience should be for work in developing countries, ideally Ukraine.

Language Proficiency:
• Candidates must possess an advanced professional proficiency in English and Ukrainian.

Employment Conditions:
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Candidates are encouraged to apply by June 7, 2024 / as soon as possible.

For your application to be considered, please upload your documents as followed: Candidate Last Name, First Name, date, Title of the Position.

Cowater International is an equal opportunity employer, basing employment on merit and qualifications as they relate to professional experience and position expectations. Cowater does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, age, or any other basis protected by law.

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted will be contacted


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