International Centre “La Strada” is looking to hire a Program Director

We are a non-governmental organization that defends human rights. For more than two decades, we have been putting all our efforts into consolidating a society that is sensitive to issues affecting women and children, a society that wants and can efficiently protect the victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and exploitation, and trafficking in human beings.

Our mission is to contribute to and ensure the respect of the rights and legal interests of women and children of the Republic of Moldova at all levels - individual, legal and executive. We promote our mission through the complex approach of our activities, which include: information and educating, direct support and assistance for our beneficiaries, capacity building for professionals, and developing policies. 


Working hours: 40 hours a week

Start date: negotiable (around the 2nd of May 2022)

Main responsibilities:

  1. Participates in the elaboration and implementation of the strategic plan of the AO International Center "LA STRADA" action plan;
  2. Ensures the elaboration and good implementation of the action plan of the lead Program;
  3. Manages and coordinates the activity of the Departments within the Program, the counseling services, and the mobile teams within the Program;
  4. Contributes to the implementation of Program promotion activities;
  5. Identifies the training needs of employees and contributes to the organization of training following the development plan of the organization;
  6. Coordinates the writing of projects following the strategic plan of the organization;
  7. Contributes to the identification and development of strategic partnerships with state structures, non-governmental and international organizations;
  8. Prepares activity reports;
  9. Represents the organization at the national and international level;
  10. Performs other responsibilities at the request of the President of the organization.


  • Experience of at least 5 years in a non-governmental organization, international organization, or another institution, relevant to the position;
  • The experience of collaborating with public institutions, donors, foundations, or international institutions will be a comparative advantage;
  • Devotion to human rights issues, to the organization and its values;
  • Higher education in a field relevant to the activity within the organization (preferably a MasterDegree in law, management, social sciences, or another relevant subject);
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of functioning of non-governmental organizations;
  • Experience in human resources management;
  • Analytical and organizational skills;
  • Advanced knowledge of Romanian, English, and Russian (spoken and written);
  • Advanced computer skills.

Working conditions:

The Program Director:

  • will report to the Executive Director of the International Centre "La Strada”;
  • will be part of a professional, dynamic, and continuously developing team;
  • will have a motivating salary, which will depend on the qualification, the experience of the person, and the performances registered within the organization.

Interested individuals are asked to send their CV and Cover Letter, written in English, before 30 of April 2022, 18:00.  The Cover Letter must include the contact details of at least two Referees. The files are expected at:, with the subject Program Director Application.

The candidate will be selected based on their CV and Cover Letter, followed by an interview. Only candidates who have been chosen for an interview will be contactedby telephone for an interview. By sending the application for this role, the candidate implicitly agrees to the verification by International Centre “La Strada” of the information provided.


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