Norway Project Coordinator 

Scope of role
The Norway Project Coordinator will play a key role in establishing Operation Smile presence in the Norway.

S/he will report to the Swedish CDO in the daily operation however follow the guidelines and strategy put forward by the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Global Development.

This position coordinates all aspects of the preparation, including assessments and analysis, to establishment of the legal entity of Operation Smile Norway.

The role is based out of Sweden, under Swedish law.  

Primary Responsibilities 
Working in collaboration with the team at Operation Smile Sweden in order to reach scalable benefits from the Swedish output, this individual will:

  • Work on the legal registration of Operation Smile Norway accordingly to the Local Charity regulation
  • Help establish a bank account and all necessary administrative processes to allow Operation Smile Norway to raise funds in the market
  • Help creating Operation Smile Norway website 
  • Provide support and local perspective to assess the local fundraising market, including competitors’ analysis and optimal fundraising mix  
  • Provide support to the draft of a 3 years fundraising strategy prioritizing
  • Corporate, Trust and Foundations and Major Giving 
  • Manage finances and donations from the Norway fundraising activities
  • Help raise awareness around cleft conditions and Operation Smile activities 
  • Provide regular updates on the day to day activity, opportunities and challenges

Essential Qualifications 

  • Near native English speaking
  • Fluency in Norwegian 
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with budget and financial reporting
  • Strong networking and communication skills  
  • 1 or 2 years of experience in a non for profit Organization is preferable
  • Must be a collaborator and able to deal with cultural diversity
  • Able to accept newly assigned projects or duties as they become necessary
  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree 
  • Willingness and ability to travel (when travelling is again safe), both internationally & domestically  

More information
Start: Immediate
Salary: To be defined based on candidates
Location: Sweden 
Contract: Employment type 

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About Operation Smile
Operation Smile envisions a future where health and dignity are improved through safe surgery. To secure access to comprehensive essential surgery Operation Smile operates year-round care centers, engages public-private partnerships to advance health care delivery, train local medical professionals to provide surgical care for patients in their communities, donate crucial medical equipment and supplies, and increase access to surgical care so that everyone living with cleft is treated.

Operation Smile is one of the largest medical volunteer-based nonprofits, and has mobilized thousands of medical volunteers from a wide range of medical specialties from more than 80 countries. With more than three decades of expertise, Operation Smile has to date provided hundreds of thousands of free safe surgeries for those born with cleft lip, cleft palate, or other facial deformities.

Trust, collaboration, commitment, invest in the future, and global impact are our cultural guideposts at Operation Smile. They are a part of who we are as an organization. They create a shared understanding of how all our roles are connected and are an invaluable tool that helps guide how we interact with patients, donors, partners, and each other.

Visit operationsmile.org and operationsmile.se for more information, or by following @operationsmile and @operationsmilesverige on social media.