Open vacancy – Programme Director

Regional Council of South Karelia, acting as the Managing Authority of the South-East Finland – Russia CBC 2014-2020 programme, is looking for a new Programme Director to lead the programme and CBC -team. Position is permanent and filled in as soon as possible. Submission deadline for application with CV is 7 March 2019 at 4 pm (Finnish time).

New director would be working with following responsibilities:

  • manage and monitor the programme
  • lead the MA team
  • administrate programme’s operational planning and reporting
  • sign the Grant Contracts with the funded projects
  • promote cooperation with the regional, national and EU authorities and stakeholders
  • promote regional development of the programme area by programme funding
  • promote cooperation with the council’s other teams
  • liaison programming 2021-2027

Read the full announcement and instructions how to apply here

Recruitment add – Programme Director


For further information, contact

Matti Viialainen, Regional Mayor
mobile +358 44 770 0515, email: matti.viialainen(at)

Satu Sikanen, Acting Programme Director
mobile +358 400 661 318, email: satu.sikanen(at) / satu.sikanen(at)

Jouko Kervinen, Acting Director, Administration, Development and HR
mobile +358 50 339 0998, email: jouko.kervinen(at)