Working at CESIE is more than just a job!

Friday 29 March 2024

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CESIE is a European centre of studies and initiatives established in 2001, inspired by the work and theories of sociologist Danilo Dolci. Our mission is to promote educational innovation, participation and growth. We are looking for candidates who share our mission and are eager to work in an international and multicultural team characterised by professionals with diverse profiles and skills, based in Palermo (Sicily, Italy).


Junior Project Manager in the field of educational projects management, funded by the EU and/or other international funding programmes.

General minimum requirements:

  • Advanced fluency in English (CEFR: C1) and in Italian (CEFR: C1)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Political Sciences, Law, Communication, Sustainable Development and International Cooperation, Economics, Education Sciences, Languages and similar
  • Good command of MS Office tools; good understanding of online storage systems and social media
  • Willingness to travel for work
  • Teamworking skills in international contexts
  • Passion for educational and social issues

Optional requirements:

  • Previous experience in project management or analogous roles in NGOs
  • Fluency in French/Spanish/Arabic
  • Knowledge of Erasmus+; AMIF; CERV and Horizon Europe Funding programmes
  • Experience in coordinating and managing teams
  • Experience in education for gender equality and equity; protection and support of those who have been victims and/or survived violence; promotion of fundamental rights and prevention and contrast to offending and criminal behaviors both online and offline, including hate speech and radicalization; child protection.
  • Previous experience in the field of non-formal education


  • Implementing and managing transnational and/or local projects
  • Guaranteeing good project implementation and delivering high-quality outputs
  • Contributing to the growth of their Unit, developing good relationships with international partners and local actors.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter by April 27th 2024 to the following email address:

We will contact selected candidates who will participate in face-to-face or online interviews. We will provide more detailed information during the interview, including salary and specific contractual terms.

By sending your application, you authorise personal data processing under EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).

By sending your application, you abide by CESIE’s Child Protection Policy.