EU Project Support Officer

European Solar Thermal Electricity Association
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
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  • Posted
    Apr 10

Position description

Currently ESTELA searches for a Project Support Officer helping the team to coordinate an EU-funded project (as coordinator), as well as engage on other projects and policy issues.

His/her main responsibilities:

  • Supporting and managing EU-funded projects:
    • Monitoring the overall progress and deliverables of the project, preparing and writing the technical reports for the EU projects;
    • Supporting the EU project management: acting as contact point on behalf of the organisation within the project consortium;
    • Supporting the organisation of meetings and events.
  • Managing external stakeholders:
    • Contacting national stakeholders and policy makers;
    • Maintaining good relationships with stakeholders.
  • Supporting the team’s day-to-day operations
    • Monitoring national and EU energy policies and assessing their impact on the STE/CSP sector’s activities;
    • Supporting the day-to-day operations of the secretariat (such as members’ meetings, workshops, conferences)


  • University degree in relevant field (political sciences/economy/environment...);
  • Deep understanding of the Energy/Renewables sectors at national, EU and world levels (especially in the STE/CSP sector is a plus);
  • At least 2-year experience in management/coordination of EU-funded projects (ideally as coordinator of EU-funded projects);
  • Experience in coordinating and managing external stakeholders;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (knowledge of writing technical reports is a plus);
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) is a must.

His/her profile:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and relationship management skills (can quickly establish good relationships with contacts);
  • Strong analytical, organisation skills;
  • Friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality;
  • Flexible: available to travel when required and able to work in a small team.

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