Coordinator for Secretariat for Social Assistance at Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija - Management jobs in Malta - October 2019

Coordinator for Secretariat for Social Assistance at Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija


Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija Central Malta
€20,000 to €30,000 / year
JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced, Graduate
Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija is seeking to employ a Coordinator for Secretariat for Social Assistance to join their team on a full-time basis. This position is responsible for leading and directing the administrative and technical operations of Segretarjat Assistenza Soċjali, a social section within AKM. It also involves the management of small, medium and large-sized social projects.

Key Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the General Directorate of the AKM, the ideal candidate will have responsibilities as outlined in the Statute of the SAS within AKM.
The duties include:
  • Direct and manage the organisation’s operations towards the aim of social justice and common good;
  • Co-ordinate personnel working for the organisation;
  • Co-ordinating Fundraising Activities;
  • Manage projects including completing application forms for funding and completing reports; and
  • Promote the organisation and its projects in the media.

The successful candidate will be offered a 3 year contract agreement with AKM, renewable for a further 3 years, at the discretion of AKM. The minimum working hours will be of 40 hours per week. The Co-Ordinator will be required to work in the afternoons, evenings and weekends. The salary is negotiable depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • The applicant is expected to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Management or equivalent with at least three (3) years experience in a management or leadership position, interacting with national, regional and international institutions and organisations;
  • A post-graduate qualification in Management, Education, Social Sciences or equivalent will be considered an asset.

The applicant should also possess:
  • Strong leadership qualities including strategic, logical and critical thinking, problem-solving and team building skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully manage complex and sensitive relationships with authorities and stakeholders;
  • A high level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-oriented;
  • The ability to supervise and manage projects in conjunction with government and civil society entities and organisations;
  • The ability to seek funding opportunities, present them to SAS Council and AKM’s General Directorate, coordinate the application process, manage or supervise the projects accordingly and handle reporting to the funding entity;
  • High proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, internet tools, communication tools and the ability and willingness to learn to use other technology related aides;
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Maltese; and
  • Clean Police Conduct. 

Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija:
Azzjoni Kattolika Maltija (Maltese Catholic Action) is an NGO working with people of different ages, backgrounds and needs, coming from all over the Maltese islands. It is a Catholic organisation led by volunteers. It comprises of around 1,500 members and provides personal, social and spiritual development for its members on a weekly basis. A number of activities and events are organised throughout the year. AKM also carries out a number of social projects and provides social services for society at large. It also publishes a Catholic newspaper on a weekly basis.

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