Swedish Prison and Probation Service - Project Coordinator (consulting services)

In cooperation with their Moldovan counterparts, the Swedish Prison and Probation Service have developed a project that aims to enhance the capacity of the Human Resource department in the Prison and Probation system in Moldova. The programme is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) through the Embassy of Sweden in Moldova. The project to run between 2024-2026 with a 6 months inception phase.

The project covers the following areas:

  •   Enhance the recruitment system.
  •   Enhance the training capacity.
  •   Enhance the organisational culture. 

The programme will be managed and coordinated by a Project Coordination Office (PCO) in Chisinau, consisting of a Swedish Project Leader and a Moldovan Project Coordinator .  

Assignment/Scope of work:

The Project Coordinator functions as a strategical support and liason officer to the Swedish Project Leader and the national stakeholders’ and is closely involved in the implementation of the project. 

When performing its services in this assignment, the Project Coordinator/Consultant is based in Chisinau and the place of work is the Project Coordination Office, located in the facilities of the Moldovan Ministry of Justice in Chisinau.

Main tasks and responsibilities;

  • Strategical support to the Swedish Project Leader.
  • Support to establish and maintain relations with all relevant national and international stakeholders.
  • Support to organise meetings, workshops, trainings and field visits.
  • Plan, implement, and follow-up activities according to the project plan.
  • Organise reporting according to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) frame work.
  • Any other tasks that the Programme Leader assigns to him/her.


Essential qualifications and experience

  • University degree in Law, Public Administration, Management, Criminal Justice, or Political Science is required. Master’s degree will be considered an advantage.
  • At least three years of experience in project management, project coordination or grant related activities in the justice sector, probations and penitentiary, human rights, general law enforcement and security sectors are required.

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Ability to communicate very well orally and in written form.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Ability to establish good relationship with stakeholders and the public.
  • Knowledge of information collection.

Desirable qualification and experience

  • Experience in penitentiary systems and/or rule of law sector.
  • Experience of working with international organisations/projects.
  • Experience of translation services.

Desirable knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Experience of working with theory of change (ToR) and MEL-framework.

 Interested candidates are invited to submit their online applications by March 3, 2024 to int@kriminalvarden.se, with the following documents: 

  • CV (with 2-3 references)
  • Personal application letter (motivating the applicants interest and experience beneficial for the position).


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