Cooperative enterprises enable people around the world to become protagonists of their own social and economic development. The ICA-EU partnership programme ‘Cooperatives in Development – People-centred businesses in action’ will work on promoting the cooperative business model in global, regional and local development policies, and strengthening cooperative organisations as viable actors in development processes in their own rights.
Cooperatives Europe’s main activities are to promote and defend the cooperative enterprise model and to provide services to members such as information & research, EU consultations and a platform for exchange. Cooperatives Europe is the Europe Region of the International Co-operative Alliance. More information is available at: www.coopseurope.coop.
The International Co-operative Alliance is an independent, non-governmental organisation established in 1895 to unite, represent and serve cooperatives worldwide. More information is available at: www.ica.coop.
PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES
The Project Officer will be in charge of coordinating and monitoring the implementation of an educational project at international level. S/he will work as a member of the ICA-EU partnership team and report directly to the International Development Director.
The main role of the Project Officer is to coordinate the upscaling and expansion of an ongoing European initiative. S/he will support the European Project Coordinator in engaging international beneficiaries and stakeholders throughout the activities.
Key responsibilities are
1) Support the development of an online platform for international cooperative development tools:
2) Implement and monitor international capacity building activities for cooperative mentors:
3) Coordinate with the European Project Coordinator: ensuring consistent development of international activities, and co-organisation of coordination and education events (transnational meetings and training sessions).
4) Promote education and training programs and activities towards members of the International Cooperative Alliance and beyond, and ensuring web visibility (website, newsletter and social medias).
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