Duration: One-year contract, renewable
Starting: 1st February 2018
Remuneration: According to EuroMed Rights salary scale, based on years of experience + reimbursement of public transport, lunch vouchers, medical insurance and group pension fund
Pre-requisite: Valid EU working permit
Application deadline: Sunday 10 December 2017
EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit a motivated and professional Project Coordinator for a European Union-funded project aimed at enhancing and structuring dialogue between the EU and South Neighbourhood civil society (hereafter named as “the Hub”). The position would be a one-year contract starting on 1st February 2018, renewable, with location at EuroMed Rights Brussels office.
Description of Tasks
The Project Coordinator will oversee the implementation of EuroMed Rights activities and responsibilities as lead applicant of a consortium consisting of 6 regional civil society networks in the EU and its South Mediterranean Neighbourhood, He/ she will work under the supervision of members of EuroMed Rights management team.
The Project Coordinator will undertake the following tasks, with the support of an Assistant that he/she will supervise, as well as with the assistance of an accountant:
- Organise the annual EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum in Brussels, including all logistical aspects;
- Provide support to the Hub Steering Committee and Management Group, and organise their biannual meetings (agenda-setting and logistics);
- Set the agendas and prepare the meetings with the European Commission for the Steering Committee;
- Co-organise workshops on themes such as governance/rule of law in the South Mediterranean region, migration, security and countering violence, economic development and social dialogue, with regular contacts with relevant staff of EuroMed Rights in charge of these themes;
- Maintain the calendar of Hub activities, follow their implementation, and update the database of contacts;
- Monitor the EU policies towards the South Mediterranean and civil society activities, and gather intelligence to feed news into the Hub communication platform;
- Ensure proper daily budget management, manage daily relations with co-applicants, prepare memoranda of understanding, and coordinate narrative and financial reporting to the European Commission;
- Represent the Hub upon delegation by EuroMed Rights management.
- University degree in business administration, management or a related field. Other relevant qualifications may also be considered;
- At least five years of work experience in project management; experience within the European Commission in that field will be considered an asset;
- Proven track record with civil society work, through an inclusive and multifaceted way;
- Sound knowledge of the functioning of the EU institutions and EU’s foreign policy, in particular towards its Southern Neigbourhood;
- Excellent management, coordination, and communications skills;
- Ability to manage complex and multi-stakeholder projects efficiently and diplomatically; ability to work with and reconcile the views of diverse organisations and individuals;
- Self-motivated, well-organised, keen attention to details, able to work independently and efficiently under pressure;
- Languages: fluency in English and French (oral and written) is imperative. Knowledge of Arabic will be considered an asset;
- Computer literacy (Word and Excel required).
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter (in English) by Sunday 10 December 2017to Marie Picalausa, Senior Human Resource Officer, at: [email protected].
Interviews will take place on Monday December 18, 2017. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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