Socio-professional balance – innovative support for mothers in Bucharest-Ilfov

Socio-professional balance – innovative support for mothers in Bucharest-Ilfov

Period of implementation: 04.2014 – 09.2015

Country –  Romania

Beneficiary – MA DHROP


Specific objectives:
1. Strengthening the principle of equal access for women to the labor market by developing and delivering training programs for 270 women (training / retraining in baby-sitting);
2. Ensuring equal access to employment and career for 180 women from Bucharest-Ilfov region, that will return to the labor market after periods of childcare;
3. Increasing awareness of the principle of equal opportunities through an online communication campaign designed to raise public awareness (experts, employers) about the possibility of creating a good balance between work and family life.


      ICE was involved in the planning and preparation of the project (drafting the application), contributing with information to for sections on project management, description of activities, context and justification. Also, the partner will have substantial involvement in implementation and project management. Partner 1 will be involved in the following activities:

      1.1. Development and update of babysitting training programme

      1.2. Assessment, recruitment and selection of the target group

      1.3. Training / retraining in babysitting, in the Bucharest Ilfov region

      1.4. Creating and operating a professional network of excellent qualified babysitters

      1.5. Implementing personal development courses (coaching systemic) for 180 mothers

      1.6. Implementation of nonviolent communication course (Parenting) for 180 mothers

      1.7. Drafting training reports

      2.1. Information and publicity about the project

      2.2. Awareness campaign on equality opportunity in the family and at work

      2.3. Expert accounting of the financial statements of the two partners for the project operations

      2.4. Audit of financial statements (including requests for reimbursement)

      2.5. Administration of project logistics (IT facilities and website, accommodation, transportation, meals, etc.)

      2.6. Developing and managing the project archive

      2.7. Drafting implementation reports

      3.1. Management of procurement processes and legal assistance of project


        Country: Romania


        Donors - DHROP

        Sectors: Communication; Education; Disadvantaged groups; Employment; Labor Market; Human rights.

        Type of Activities: Project and Contract Management; Training and capacity development; Communication and Events; Procurement.


        Implementing diverse projects in transition and developing countries and thus contributing to a „better tomorrow“ is our business. We, GOPA Consulting Group, are one of the leading consulting companies in the field of International Cooperation. For more than 50 years we are successfully implementing projects on behalf of national and international institutions, as for example the GIZ, KfW and EU. Topics are manifold and range, among others, from the improvement of education for the young, over measures of climate change adaptation to projects in health and infrastructure. GOPA Group Service GmbH is the internal service provider of GOPA Consulting Group. Our IT Services
        team ensures the availability, reliability, security and performance of the whole IT infrastructure for more than 1,800 users worldwide.

        With us you will find more than a job:
        IT Support Specialist (m/f/d) in the international development cooperation Bad Homburg (near Frankfurt am Main) / Full-time


         Be the first point of contact for any IT related queries and issues (by telephone, remote and onsite)
         Keep records and manage all requests in the ticketing system
         Provide first line support to our users by quick assessment of the nature and urgency of requests, resolving basic technical issues and routing more complex problems to the team responsible for resolution
         Diagnose issues ranging from environmental to software configuration, updates/bug fix and patches to ensure availability and stability
         Assist with user on- and off-boarding process (PC delivery and software installations)
         Manage access rights
         Support the IT workstations (hardware and software, MS Windows 10, Office 2016 and O365, SfB)
         Ensure all documentation is updated and maintained
         Assist with IT purchases (manage orders, delivery dates, complaints)
         Provide on-site IT support, if required; travelling to different locations in Germany and abroad


         Relevant degree in IT or completed vocational training in the IT sector
         Experience in an IT customer support role
         Excellent understanding of Windows platforms, operation systems and servers
         Good knowledge of the operational and support aspects of computer systems, hardware, software and peripheral equipment including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM, Microsoft Exchange, experience with GPO, Powershell and SharePoint is an asset
         Analytic thinking, ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems
         A high level of personal commitment to task completion, with the ability to prioritize
         Great service orientation
         Good attention to details
         A good team player that uses opportunities for sharing knowledge and encourages others to be responsible for cooperation and open communication
         Very good German and English language skills and intercultural competence

        WHY US?

         High emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility
         An international working environment in an exciting, not ordinary sector
         Supportive team spirit, colleagues who enjoy working together, mixing competence with the right amount of humour, and who are looking forward to having you in the team
         Short communication and decision making processes and a living “open doors” culture across all company levels
         The possibility to actively contribute to the future success of your department and develop yourself
         A reliable permanent position
         A wide range of benefits such as job ticket, job bike, gym membership support, VL, etc.