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SYNTHESIS Center for Research and Education Ltd is Cyprus’ leader in social entrepreneurship and social innovation. We develop and implement research and educational projects of social impact (particularly in the fields of employment, entrepreneurship, migrant integration and social inclusion) and manage “Hub Nicosia,” a pioneering co-working and educational space.

We are a cooperative, friendly and supportive work environment that rewards self-initiative and allows flexibility on work schedule.

​We offer generous remuneration packages, including pension plan, participation in an employee-ownership plan, and bonus.

 

Due to continuous expansion, we recruit on a rolling basis. 

Interested individuals please submit your CV and a cover letter to careers@synthesis-center.com 

Deadline to apply: 30th of June 2022

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Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted. 

If you have applied for previous openings, we encourage you to re-apply.

Project Assistant

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Project administration of EU funded projects

  • Assisting project managers

  • Planning and implementing of communication/dissemination activities

  • Ad hoc tasks relating to each project’s current demands
     

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Administration or similar discipline

  • Superb organization skills, ability to meet strict deadlines and attention to detail

  • Fluent in Greek and English languages (written and spoken)

  • Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of Excel 
     

Prior experience in an NGO and/or with the Erasmus+ program will be considered an advantage but is not a requirement

Project Officer

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordination of EU-funded projects 

  • Writing / Developing project proposals

  • Report writing (including narrative and financial reporting)

  • Planning and implementing of communication/dissemination activities, including preparation of press releases

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Experience in the management / implementation of European projects

  • Experience in writing of project proposals 

  • Highly organised with the ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent knowledge of English language    

  • University studies 

  • Excellent communication skills, including social media / multimedia 
     

Prior experience in an NGO and/or with the Erasmus+ programme will be considered an advantage.

Project Manager/Researcher 

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Write and develop project proposals for European projects (such as Erasmus+, Horizon)

  • Lead research, write papers and research reports

  • Manage / coordinate project activities 

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Strong research and writing skills

  • Experience in the writing of project proposals (minimum 2 years)

  • Experience in the management / implementation of European projects

  • Excellent knowledge of Greek and English languages

  • An established network of NGOs, university and research institutions, etc.

  • Experience with Erasmus, Horizon or other EU-funded programmes

  • A Master's or PhD degree