STREAM Regional Coordinator

Published November 7, 2023
Location Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  
Base Salary € 2800
Salary Units Month


Acted has been present in Central Asia for over 25 years. Acted opened in Tajikistan in 1996 and currently has a coordination office in the capital Dushanbe and operational offices in Khujand, Murgab and Ayni. In Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Acted has been operating since 1999, with coordination offices in both capitals, Tashkent and Bishkek, and operational bases in Jalalabad and Osh.

Across Central Asia, Acted’s focus is on participatory, inclusive and multi-sectoral community-development efforts. Acted is implementing a wide range of programming in all three countries to develop the capacity of civil society organisations, local authorities and the private sector to build strong and resilient communities.

You will be in charge of
Overall management of the STREAM programme (till end of 2025) including:

Programme Planning
Programme Implementation Follow-up
Administration and Operational Management of Programme Implementation
External Relations
Quality Control
Expected skills and qualifications
PhD or Master’s level degree in relevant field (water management, civil or water engineering, climate science, development or peace studies, environmental peacebuilding, international relations, anthropology etc.)
Relevant professional training for the position;
Professional experience in Central Asia or CIS countries, preferably in the three target countries;
At least 5 years of experience in the related thematic areas, e.g., NRM or IWRM, land or pasture management, climate change adaptation, infrastructure rehabilitation, local governance, peacebuilding, etc.;
A track record (minimum two years) of implementing multi-million euro, multi-year, multi-country projects of comparable size and scope with diverse donors; experience with BMZ/KfW, EU and or USAID will be a distinct advantage;
Experience managing infrastructure projects, especially focused on water and or water accounting, will be an advantage;
Demonstrated managerial competences and skills, including result-oriented management, strategic planning, human resources and financial management skills; strong experience in steering and mentoring; strong interpersonal, intercultural, networking and communication skills;
Proven track record in cooperating with a large number of state and non-state stakeholders and in strengthening key local and national partners and sharing capacities;
Demonstrated knowledge and working relationships with relevant (esp. state) actors will be an advantage;
Experience conducting and or coordinating large scale research using a range of methods and tools;
Knowledge of adaptive programming and understanding of key programme principles (do no harm, etc.);
Excellent in both spoken and written English;
Working knowledge of Russian is preferred;

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email, including the reference: STREAM RC/CA

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