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Regional Manager South Caucasus, placed in Tbilisi, Georgia

Kvinna till Kvinna has established operations in the region of South Caucasus since 2002 with a regional office in Tbilisi, Georgia. The operational capacity supports approximately 20 women’s organizations in the entire region. Kvinna till Kvinna is currently assessing our long-term presence in the region and developing a strategy for the next few. We are recruiting a Regional Manager responsible for this work in South Caucasus to be stationed in the Tbilisi office.

As Regional Manager you have the overall responsibility for the strategic development of the region. You will be responsible for developing and managing   the programmes   in the region in accordance with Kvinna till Kvinna’s mandate, policies, delegation of authority, working methods, operational plan, budget and agreements.

You will also hold the overall managerial, administrative and economic responsibility including the total regional budget.  You will be Kvinna till Kvinna’s official representative for the region and responsible for keeping up-to date of the political, conflict and security situation in the region.  It also entails networking and maintaining relationships with relevant international and local organizations and institutions.

As Regional Manager you are part of the Programme department management team, and report to the Head of Development Cooperation in Stockholm. The assignment requires several regional and international trips per year including management meetings.   

You are responsible for the running of the Regional Office, all Kvinna till Kvinna operations in the region, and supervise a team of five employees located at the office in Tbilisi and one staff member in Stockholm.

Professional qualifications

  • Ten years accumulated work experience, of which at least two years are managerial experience leading staff and management of similar group size, distance, focus and work tasks;
  • Experience of
  • development cooperation work in Eastern Europe/Eurasia, including
  • knowledge in one or more areas of peace and conflict, gender equality, and/or development studies;
  • working with or in conflict affected countries with security issues;
  • voluntary work in civil society or other value-based programmes;
  • operational development requiring analytical and strategic skills, including project management, follow-up; evaluation, assessment and reporting, especially results-based management and quality assurance;
  • A minimum of a BA University degree;
  • Good computer skills and experience from administrative and economic tasks
  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in English
  • Driver’s license and good driver’s experience.


  • Interest in/and experience of methods development;
  • Worked with advocacy and at international fora;
  • Experience of working in/or knowledge of the region South Caucasus;
  • Good knowledge of Swedish, Russian

Personal qualifications

  • Responsible, flexible and adaptable;
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate and staying solution-focused;
  • Responsiveness, integrity, and ability to handle stressful situation.
  • Encouraging leadership style

Terms and conditions of employment

Two year contract full time.  Start of employment, 1st August 2018.
Tbilisi is a family posting.

Kvinna till Kvinna has collective agreement (Tjänstemän Idea, Unionen och Akademikerförbunden).

Please also note that due to the nature of the work only women (legal and/or self-identified) applicants will be considered.


Send your application no later than 31st of March 2018 to The application shall include a letter of motivation and CV, in Swedish or English, in the same file. Please include a letter of motivation by answering this questions:

  • Why do you find this position interesting?
  • In what way would you make use of your previous work experience and knowledge?

Please write Regional Manager Tbilisi in the subject line.


If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Development Cooperation Annika Törnqvist: tel: +46 (0)8 588 891 88 or +46 (0)70 203 87 30.  If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR Manager,

Representatives for the local union: Nadja Dolata: + 46 739 500 322 (Unionen) and Linnea Halvarsson: +46 8 588 891 86 (Akademikerföreningen).

13 mars 2018