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SYNTHESIS Center for Research and Education Ltd is Cyprus’ leader in social entrepreneurship and social innovation. We develop and implement research and educational projects of social impact (particularly in the fields of employment, entrepreneurship, migrant integration and social inclusion) and manage “Hub Nicosia,” a pioneering co-working and educational space.  We are an animal-friendly business where cats like to hang around and be pet. Human-wise, we are a cooperative, friendly, and supportive work environment that rewards self-initiative. We offer a generous remuneration package, including employer’s contribution to a provident fund, and bonus.

At SYNTHESIS, we are committed to providing a supportive and stimulating work environment that fosters personal and professional growth. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter to by the deadline indicating the position you are applying for.  We appreciate all applications, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Your application will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

As the CFO, you will play a key role in managing all financial aspects of the organisation including our EU-funded projects, ensuring compliance with regulations, and providing strategic financial guidance.


·  Assist the Director in the financial management of the organisaiton

· Prepare, analyze and present project budgets for European-funded projects, considering all necessary expenses and ensuring accurate financial planning.

· Analyze financial information to ensure all project operations are within budget and identify areas for cost optimization or efficiency improvements.

· Prepare accurate and timely financial statements for management and external auditors, ensuring compliance with EU reporting requirements.

· Responsible for the overall management of a time-recording system for all staff working on projects to accurately track project costs and ensure proper allocation of resources.

· Supervise project teams to provide financial insights and guidance during project planning and execution phases.

· Ensure proper financial controls are in place to safeguard project funds and assets.

· Coordinate with external auditors and funding agencies to facilitate project audits and financial reviews.

· Support the financial and administrative planning, monitoring, and reporting of EU-funded projects.

·  Ensure proper budgeting, budget follow-up, finance reporting, audits, and compliance.

· Supervise with the financial office staff to facilitate project financial reporting and audits. • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions covering the activities implemented through the projects.

· Train and guide researchers, project managers, and project officers on project finances, administration, and budget management.

· Follow European Commission and other relevant financial rules and regulations.

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications:

• Preferably 5 years of experience with accounting and reporting of European-funded projects, with a strong understanding of EU financial regulations and guidelines.

• Chartered or Certified Accountant, or with Degrees Accounting, or holder of an LCCI higher certification or similar qualification.

• Proficiency in accounting software and excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel, for financial analysis and reporting purposes.

• Excellent command of both Greek and English languages, with strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong organizational and management abilities to effectively handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

• Enthusiastic character with excellent teamwork abilities, capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams.

• Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

• Hardworking and goal-oriented mindset, driven to achieve financial excellence and project success.

• Competence in financial management systems.

If you are a financial professional with experience in EU project management, have a strategic mindset, and excel in financial planning and control, we encourage you to apply.

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

Senior EU Project Manager


  • Manage EU funded projects (such as Erasmus+, Amif, Horizon).

  • Develop project proposals

  • Lead a team of junior project officers

  • Assist and guide junior project officers; be available to review their work; inspire, coach, and mentor them

  • Travel abroad to attend meetings and conferences

  • Network and promote the work of the Center in Cyprus and abroad

  • Work closely with the management in reaching the Center’s objectives

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in the management of EU-funded projects, including budgeting

  • Strong research and writing skills

  • Able to coach and empower team

  • Exceptional interpersonal abilities

  • Strong organizational and management abilities

  • Enthusiastic character with excellent teamwork abilities

  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

  • Hard working, goal oriented, and adaptable

  • Able to travel at short notice

  • Ambitious and passionate

  • Master's degree in any field (preferably in Environmental studies, IT, Humanities or Business-related fields)

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

EU Project Officer


  • Coordinate EU-funded projects to ensure successful implementation

  • Contribute to the development and writing of Erasmus+ project proposals

  • Prepare and submit narrative reports  

  • Plan and implement effective communication and      dissemination activities

  • Carry out other project-related tasks as required by project plan

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications::

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the management and implementation of European projects

  • Experience in the development of project proposals

  • Excellent command of both Greek and English languages

  • Strong attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy

  • Proficiency in computer skills, including social media platforms

  • University degree or equivalent qualification

  • Excellent communication skills, including social media and multimedia proficiency

*Prior experience in an NGO and/or with the Erasmus+ program will be considered an advantage.

If you are passionate about EU projects, have strong organizational skills, and thrive in a collaborative team, you are encouraged to apply!

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

Graphic Designer

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing visually compelling designs that effectively communicate our EU project’s brand message across a variety of print and digital platforms. Fluency in Greek and English is essential, as well as video creation skills to create video animations and event videos in general.


  • Create visually attractive designs for our marketing collateral, including logos, brochures, flyers, presentations, and social media graphics

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop design concepts that align with our brand guidelines and business goals

  • Produce high-quality design assets, including      logos, icons, and infographics, that convey complex ideas in a simple and engaging way

  • Create video animations and event videos that bring our projects to life and engage our target audience

  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met

  • Stay up-to-date with design trends and best practices to continually enhance our visual identity

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Graphic Designer or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design skills and creativity

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign

  • Strong understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and layout

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to take feedback and iterate on designs

  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or related field

If you are a passionate and talented Graphic Designer with a drive to excel in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and have fluency in Greek and English, as well as video creation skills, we would love to hear from you. 

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

Social Media Manager


  • Create engaging and informative social media content for our EU projects

  • Organize and schedule social media content to be posted on various platforms

  • Analyze and report on social media performance to improve content and engagement

  • Stay up-to-date with social media trends and best practices

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Greek and English

  • Proven experience as a Social Media Manager or similar role

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and time-management abilities

  • Creative mindset with a passion for content creation

  • Experience with social media management tools and analytics software

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

Website Developer

As a Website Developer, you will be responsible for developing websites for EU-funded projects, as well as creating knowledge hubs, MOOCs, and other learning environments. The content will be in Greek or English, so fluency in both languages is essential.


  • Develop and  maintain websites for EU-funded projects

  • Create and manage knowledge hubs, MOOCs, and other      learning environments

  • Ensure websites are responsive, user-friendly, and visually appealing

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement web-based solutions

  • Maintain and update existing websites

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging web technologies and industry trends

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Website Developer or similar role

  • Strong knowledge of web development languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP

  • Experience with content management systems such as      WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla

  • Familiarity with graphic design and user experience (UX) design principles

  • Ability to develop and maintain databases

  • Knowledge of e-learning platforms and educational  technologies

  • Fluency in Greek and English

Deadline to apply: 26/07/2023

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