Cooperative enterprises enable people around the world to become protagonists of their own social and economic development. The ICA-EU partnership programme ‘Cooperatives in Development – People-centred businesses in action’ will work on promoting the cooperative business model in global, regional and local development policies, and strengthening cooperative organisations as viable actors in development processes in their own rights. This programme runs from March 2016 to September 2020.
Cooperatives Europe’s main activities are to promote and defend the cooperative enterprise model and to provide services to members such as information & research, EU consultations and a platform for exchange.
Cooperatives Europe is the Europe Region of the International Co-operative Alliance. More information is available at: www.coopseurope.coop.
The International Co-operative Alliance is an independent, non-governmental organisation established in 1895 to unite, represent and serve cooperatives worldwide. More information is available at: www.ica.coop.
PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES
The Program Officer will be responsible for the tracking and development of EU development cooperation call for proposals and project opportunities in view of promoting the cooperative movement world-wide. S/he will work in close cooperation with the ICA-EU partnership team and report directly to the International Development Director.
The main role of the Program Officer is to identify emerging opportunities of EU funding with EuropeAid, contribute to design and develop project concept notes, draft programs for formal member collaboration and follow the EU development and cooperation instruments and financial mechanisms.
Key responsibilities are:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Starting date is as soon as possible.
Located at the Cooperative House Europe (Avenue Milcamps, 1030 Brussels, Belgium).
Candidates should be eligible to work within the European Union. Candidates need to have, at the time of application, the legal right to work in Belgium. We regret that we are not able to apply for work-permits on their behalf.
Deadline for applications is the 8th October 2017 (23h59 CET).
Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Interviews will take place at our offices in October 2017.
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