We are looking for a talented Programs Officer to join our dynamic team. If you are based in Bucharest, passionate about education and working with children, you might be the right person. Take a look and submit your application by October 8th, 2021.

About the position

The Programs Officer (PO) is an organized, solution-focused, communicative, tech-savvy person who will work closely with the management team of the UiPath Foundation for the efficient implementation of the core educational programs of the organization. The PO will join a dynamic team that works in a blended mode, from home and from the office.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the PO as part of the UiPath Foundation’s Programs team:

  • Supports the Programs team in the implementation process of the Foundation’s core educational interventions, including a wide range of logistics related tasks;
  • Supports the Programs team in coordinating with the local staff, strategic partners and service providers;
  • Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the UiPath Foundation educational program has shifted to online activities, providing tablets connected to the internet for the children in our programs; the PO will assist children with the technical difficulties that they might encounter and will coordinate with the IT department to find the best solutions;
  • Drafts reports about the progress of the participants in the Foundation’s programs, based on data collected from the strategic partners;
  • Travels to communities in Romania.

 

The Programs Officer is part of the internal team in charge with the implementation and monitoring of the Child Safeguarding Policy, therefore she/he:

  • Supports the Child Safeguarding Team with handling the related paperwork;
  • Monitors the implementation of the Child Safeguarding Policy and compliance with its standards across all programs of the Foundation.

 

Other responsibilities of the PO within the larger UiPath Foundation team:

  • Offers assistance to the Financial Manager in terms of office management, as well as travel and accommodation for various activities involving UiPath Foundation team, partners, volunteers and board;
  • Offers support to the entire team in preparing meetings and monitoring visits;
  • Supports the Communications team in building accurate and child safeguarding compliant communication materials for the Foundation’s programs.

Job Profile Requirements

  • Prior experience in working with children is a must;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Social Work, Management or other relevant academic background; graduate level degree or equivalent (preferred);
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience, ideally involving project management;
  • Prior experience in an NGO is an advantage;
  • Understanding of Children’s rights and child protection and safeguarding related issues;
  • Database management know-how is an advantage;
  • Excellent command of Romanian & English;
  • Willingness to travel extensively, in Romania and abroad;
  • Team worker;
  • Empathy and compassion.

What we offer

  • A dynamic hard-working team;
  • A learning culture that can help you achieve your career development goals;
  • The opportunity to positively impact the lives of children struggling with poverty in Romania and India.

Selection process

Apply by sending your CV and motivation letter in English to joinourteam@uipathfoundation.com by October 8, end of business day. The motivation letter should include your reasons to apply for the position as well as those behind your willingness to work with children from vulnerable backgrounds. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.

 

The interviewing process will have 3 stages:

  • online interview with candidates after a thorough review of all the submission;
  • followed by a short online test that will allow us to know a bit more about your thinking process;
  • face to face interviews with the most appropriate candidates, considering all safety measures in relation to the prevention of COVID-19.

All shortlisted candidates will undergo 3 background checks with their former employers, as part of our recruitment process and to be compliant with our Child Safeguarding Policy. Please be informed that applying for this job implies giving your consent for UiPath Foundation to process your personal data as described here: http://bit.ly/2vvVUtj

 

Thank you for considering UiPath Foundation as a potential employer and for your willingness to contribute to positively impact children’s lives through education!