ALBANIAN-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
The Albanian-American Development Foundation (AADF) started operations in November of 2010. The foundation’s mission is to make a meaningful contribution to Albania's economic transition and progress. The AADF is implementing a project to support entrepreneurship education throughout the pre-university education system in Albania. The project has introduced Junior Achievement (JA) programs into the high school curriculum in Grade 11 and 12. Gradual introduction in basic education has started in 2015 with Grades 1 and 6, where JA is integrated as a separate chapter in the civic education subject. A local NGO (Junior Achievement of Albania) was established in 2012 and is implementing the AADF funded project.
The Albanian-American Development Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for the following fulltime position:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JA – The CEO will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization, will develop activities and initiatives that ensure the project goals are met, manage several staff, and lead business development efforts. The CEO will be responsible for implementing the tasks that the project requires in a transparent and efficient manner. The position will include traveling in Albania and abroad.
Successful candidates will have management experience in education, knowledge of how to run an organization and the Albanian education system, good understanding of entrepreneurship learning, experience in training design and delivery, excellent communication and presentation skills, entrepreneurial spirit, good knowledge and understanding of the local business environment, solid ethics, fluency in English and proficiency in Albanian, computer skills including MS Office. The deadline for applications is September 7, 2015.
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Applications will be accepted only electronically and should not be dropped off at the office. All applicants will receive a confirmation that their electronic submission was received. However, only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.