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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 an animal-friendly business where cats like to hang around and be pet. Human-wise, we are a cooperative, friendly, and supportive work environment that rewards self-initiative. We offer a generous remuneration package, including employer’s contribution to a provident fund, and bonus.
 

If you qualify for any of the positions, please submit your CV and a cover letter to careers@synthesis-center.com.

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

EU Project Manager – Senior-level position

Are you an experienced EU Project Manager? Are you looking to really elevate your career within a pioneering and fast-growing organization?

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage EU funded projects (such as Erasmus+, Amif, Horizon).

  • Develop project proposals

  • Lead a team of junior project officers

  • Assist and guide junior project officers; be available to review their work; inspire, coach, and mentor them  

  • Travel abroad to attend meetings and conferences

  • Network and promote the work of the Center in Cyprus and abroad

  • Work closely with the management in reaching the Center’s objectives

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Proven track record in the management of EU-funded projects, including budgeting

  • Strong research and writing skills

  • Able to coach and empower team

  • Exceptional interpersonal abilities

  • Strong organizational and management abilities

  • Enthusiastic character with excellent teamwork abilities

  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

  • Hard working, goal oriented, and adaptable

  • Able to travel at short notice

  • Ambitious and passionate

  • Master's degree in any field (preferably in Environmental studies, IT, Humanities or Business-related fields)

    Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022

Project Officer Junior

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing project and administration support. This is an entry-level position and training will be provided to the right candidates.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist in the management of EU funded projects

  • Planning and implementing of communication/dissemination activities

  • Carry out office administration tasks as needed
     

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • University/college degree

  • Excellent knowledge of both Greek and English languages

  • Attention to detail with commitment to high quality accuracy

  • Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of social media
     

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

Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022

Events Officer

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Events' organizing (workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.)   

  • Communication planning

  • Managing organization’s social media accounts

  • Producing content daily for Facebook and Instagram

  • Content creator

  • Writing of press releases 

  • Communication and public relations with potential partners

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Excellent social media and multimedia skills

  • Excellent knowledge of English and Greek languages

  • University-level studies in Business, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, etc.

  • Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of social media
     

Prior experience with Erasmus+ program and/or in an NGO working environment will be considered an advantage.

Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022

Secretary

 Job description:

  • In charge for opening and closing the office

  • Answers phone calls

  • Greets visitors 

  • Manages company’s calendar (schedules meetings and sends reminders)

  • Provides secretarial support 

  • Orders office supplies and other equipment 

  • Keeps reception area clean and organised

  • Prepares conference rooms for meetings

  • Ad hoc tasks

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in business or related field or proven work experience 

  • Excellent knowledge on Microsoft Office 365 and Google calendar

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent knowledge of the Greek language

Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022

Graphic Designer & Social Media Officer

Job description:

  • Creates designs for our websites and social media platforms

  • Prepares posters, flyers, logos and other requested material

  • Content creation

Job requirements:

 

  • Degree in Graphic Design, Fine Arts or related field Portfolio of illustrations or other graphics

  • Familiarity with design software such as Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator

  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details

  • Excellent social media & multimedia skills

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language

Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022

EU Financial Manager

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Creates, reviews, and presents project budgets for European-funded projects

  • Analyzes financial information to ensure all operations are within budget

  • Handles all accounting and bookkeeping day to day duties

  • Prepares and submit VAT and VIES forms

  • Prepares the payroll, including payment of social insurances and salary payments for all employees on a monthly basis

  • Prepares financial statements for the auditors

  • Creates and manages a time-recording system for all staff working on projects

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Preferably 3 years of experience with the accounting / reporting of European-funded projects

  • An LCCI higher certification or similar qualification

  • Experience with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel

  • Excellent knowledge of both Greek and English languages

  • Strong organizational and management abilities

  • Enthusiastic character with excellent teamwork abilities

  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

  • Hard working and goal oriented

    Job position: CLOSED

EU Project Officer

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordination of EU-funded projects 

  • Contributing to the writing of Erasmus+ project proposals

  • Report writing (including narrative and financial reporting)

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

  • Implementing other tasks as required by projects

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • Experience in the management / implementation of European projects (minimum 1 year)

  • Experience in the development of project proposals

  • Excellent knowledge of both Greek and English languages

  • Attention to detail with commitment to high quality and accuracy  

  • Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of social media

  • 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.

Deadline to apply: 22-11-2022