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SYNTHESIS Center for Research and Education Ltd is Cyprus’ leader in social entrepreneurship and social innovation. It develops and implements research and educational projects of social scope (particularly in the fields of employment, entrepreneurship, migrant integration and social inclusion) and manages “Hub Nicosia,” a pioneering co-working and learning space.


Due to expansion, we invite applications for the following positions:  

1. EU Programme Officer


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Managing / implementing EU projects

  • Writing / Developing project proposals

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:


  • Experience in the management / implementation of European projects (at least 3 years)

  • Experience in the writing of funded proposals

  • Excellent knowledge of Greek and English language

  • University degree (Social Sciences, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or any other field)

  • Ability to work fast and meet strict deadlines

Additional knowledge and skills will be considered an advantage:


  • Experience with Horizon / Amif / or Erasmus programmes.                            

2. Training / Project Officer


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Managing EU projects related to training / adult education

  • Developing and submitting training programmes to the “Human Resource Development Authority” (HDRA) and other funders

  • Managing the HDRA procedures and requirements

  • Promotion of training programmes to potential customers

  • Exploring other funding opportunities in terms of training (such as public procurements)

  • Liaising with HRDA, other training funding bodies, and trainers


Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:


  • University degree

  • 2 years minimum experience in Trainings, Sales, Events, or EU projects

  • Excellent knowledge of the Greek and English language

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work fast and meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask

  • Proactive with sales skills


Any of these experiences or skills will be considered an advantage:


  • Experience with EU projects

  • Experience with HDRA programmes

  • Experience with public tenders


3. Course Designer


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Communicates with Project Manager to identify training needs

  • Designs courses for face-to-face, blended, and online delivery

  • Develops training content

  • Ensures blended learning achieves objectives, engages learners, and tests understanding

  • Migrates course into learning management system as appropriate

  • Supports and provides project management for Blended learning management system (LMS) and software upgrades

  • Implements and supports other e-learning opportunities related to adult learning methodologies


Required knowledge, experience, skills and qualifications:


  • University degree in Education, Educational Technology, Computer or related field

  • Have an excellent understanding of the use of technology for teaching and learning

  • Experience on education design and delivery of training

  • Excellent written and presentation skills as well as comprehensive computer skills 

  • Experience with Moodle or other web authoring and course development tools

  • Action oriented, innovative thinking, strong problem-solving skills, flexible, and ability to operate in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective written and oral communication skills


Additional knowledge / skills will be considered an advantage:


  • Web design, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS

  • Knowledge of Adobe CC

  • Experience with EU projects 

4. Administrator / Receptionist


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • General office administration

  • Organisation of events / seminars

  • Preparation of press releases and newsletters

  • Social media management

  • Book-keeping

  • Other office / administrative tasks required by the Management


Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:


  • University / College degree in any field

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and verbal)

  • Excellent command of English and/or Greek languages

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

  • People skills and service oriented

Additional knowledge and skills will be considered an advantage:


  • Experience with managing social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn

  • Knowledge of online tools such as MailChimp

  • Experience in managing or updating online platforms (Joomla, WordPress and other)

We offer a friendly and supportive work environment that rewards self-initiative and allows flexibility on work schedule.

Remuneration is based on qualifications and experience. An attractive bonus is also provided based on performance and/or results.


Interested individuals please submit your CV and a cover letter to


Please indicate the position you are applying for and whether you are interested in full-time or part-time position.

Deadline to submit applications: 31st August 2018. (for the position of EU Programme Officer: 29th August.)

Please note that only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted. All applications will be treated confidentially.

Office Administrator

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Project administration of EU funded projects, including preparing project reports (financial) and timesheets

  • Assistance to project manager

  • Office and project related bookkeeping

  • Office administration duties

Required knowledge, experience, and qualifications:

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Business Administration or similar discipline

  • Excellent computer skills, including very good knowledge of Excel

  • Superb organization skills and attention to detail

  • Fluent in Greek and English languages (written and spoken)


The following will be considered a strong advantage:

  • Knowledge of an accounting software (e.g. Quickbooks) and time recording system

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