Programme/Project Manager at Non-profit

Nezisková organizácia EPIC

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Basic wage component (gross) starts from 1 300

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The successful candidate will prepare new projects as well as to implement projects, assist with the tasks related to program design, project development and management and other activities aimed at the strategic development of the organisation. He/she is expected to bring independent ideas which may be accommodated to the program strategy of the organisation. Projects are wide ranging and include social economy, employment, policy development and working with disadvantaged groups in society including persons with a disability, youth, 50+ . There is the likelihood that some international travel may be required for this position.

Main tasks:
•Involvement with the planning, preparation and implementation of the specific program pillars
•Assist with funding identification, drafting, management and budgeting of projects
•Participation in the production and dissemination/marketing of policy papers and program documents as required
•Assist with the design and possible implementation of specific social enterprise`s activities
•Organise activities including meetings, conferences, seminars and visits
•Write articles for the EPIC web side and prepare reports for stakeholders as required
•Liaison with the relevant partners in the field of employment policy and social economy
•Research information on the topics related to EPIC programs and contribute to the writing of new projects to deliver services to the community.

Employee perks, benefits

Work with international Non-profit organisation, Traveling, Trainings, Meal Vouchers

Information about the selection process

With the purpose to promote an affirmative action policy, candidates with a health disability or other type of marginalization within the community are encouraged to apply. Individuals with previous experience in the NGO sector and project managment will be highly considered for this position.
To apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and (refference from previous employers - advantage) by e-mail to:
[email protected]

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Social and Human Science/Economy/NGO and International development

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications/Skills/Experience Required:
• University degree, experience from a foreign university is considered highly
• Previous experience working in or managing EU projects, project management
• Proven interest in issues related to public policy, social inclusion, social economy and
employment policy
• Excellent written communication skills, with analytical capacity and ability to synthesize a
variety of information for the preparation of quality program documents
• The ideal candidate is creative, enthusiastic, well organized, promoting “can-do approach”,
with excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to share and learn and be part of a cohesive team environment


Brief description of the company

EPIC is an international charitable non-profit organisation headquartered in Brisbane Australia. EPIC currently delivers programs in Australia, Slovakia, New Zealand, Scotland and the Czech Republic that assist the most disadvantaged in the community. We bring innovative ideas in trying to solve some of the issues facing the most marginalised in society. EPIC utilises its 26+ years of experience in program development, delivery and evaluation to provide quality solutions where ever possible in its efforts to serve the community. Annually EPIC’s more than 300 staff members contribute internationally into the lives of over 12,000 clients in the community globally.
In 2012 EPIC opened its first non-profit subsidiary in Europe that is based in Bratislava. The decision came in response to the experience which EPIC had with successfully working with a number of organisations in Slovakia since 2007.
EPIC in Slovakia aims to
•Influence public policies on employment and social inclusion of marginalised groups;
•Initiate and assist in preparation and implementation of programmes aimed at increasing employment on local level;
•Raise awareness of employment of people with various disabilities.

EPIC has five programme lines to implement its aims related to the increase of employment
and employability of people who are marginalised on an open labour market:
•Support to employment of people with disabilities;
•Support to municipal social enterprises;
•Support to employment of young people;
•Support to international labour mobility;
•Support to public policies.
Further information:

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

Nezisková organizácia EPIC
Panenská 29
811 02 Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto
ID: 3446896   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.7.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Basic wage component (gross) starts from 1 300