SOW: Startup Moldova Foundation 

Job description for Project Assistant


Startup Moldova Foundation is an organization accelerating the technological innovation in the Republic of Moldova by training, encouraging, but also by creating a favourable environment for the development of startups and tech innovative companies.

The Foundation aims at:

  1. Community: Supporting and empowering the community of startups and innovative companies in the Republic of Moldova through community programs, activities and events. Creating and executing a unified strategy to promote the startup community. 
  2. Education: Implementing programs and initiatives to encourage and empower people who want or plan to become a startup founder or active promoter of technological innovations.
  3. Resources for startups: Empowering startups and innovative companies with the necessary resources to achieve their goals: mentoring, tracking, operational training, facilitating partnerships, facilitating access to accounting services, legal assistance, thematic training, and others.
  4. Funding: Facilitating the access of startups and innovative companies to financing resources, their support and professional training in fundraising activities.

Job Title: Project Assistant

Basic Functions:

Project Assistant performs its functions based on the job description and employment contract, and will perform its function on a full-time basis, being allocated in one or more projects, up to full capacity utilization.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Project Coordinator to implement projects
  • Responsible for achievement in due time and quality of tasks assigned
  • Support with management of project office
  • Support with administrative tasks, such as research and communication 
  • Direct participation in internal and external project communication
  • Preparation of meetings, follow-up materials
  • Support in events planning and organization
  • Creation and maintenance of necessary, comprehensive project documentation 
  • Responsible for the quality and reliability of documentation and data provided
  • Reporting and escalation to Project Coordinator

Reporting Line:

Project Assistant is reporting to the Project Coordinator.

Coordination Line:

Project Assistant will not have subordinates. 

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills, detail-oriented
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Advanced levels of English, Romanian and Russian languages
  • Strong sense of fairness and ethical principles 
  • Fascinated by the area of technological innovations
  • Potential business trips across Moldova, up to 20% of the work time

Place of performance:

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Period of performance: 

Full time

Deadline for applications:

April 1, 2022

Expected start date:

April 15, 2022

Application process:

If interested, please send your CV and explain your motivation to take this position to the email:

Please indicate in the email subject line: JOB APPLICATION Project Assistant