EC Partnership Management Assistant

Oxfam International EU Advocacy Office
  • Location
    Brussels, Belgium
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Sep-26-2019
  • Posted
    Sep 19

Position description

The EU is the largest multilateral donor in the world, and one of Oxfam’s top institutional donors. The partnership with the EC is structured around two core accounts (one for DEVCO/NEAR and one for ECHO) led by two Partnership Managers based in Brussels.

The EC Partnership Management Assistant will support both Partnership Managers (and broader account teams) in their overall objective to sustainably retain current levels of income from the EC, influence key policies and practices to ensure stronger alignment with Oxfam’s work and priorities and improve the overall quality and efficiency of our partnership.

He/she will support both DEVCO/NEAR and ECHO Partnership Managers in:

  • Monitoring EC donor intelligence and funding opportunities and ensuring internal communication;
  • Engaging strategically with the EC by attending relevant meetings and events, collecting inputs from various stakeholders and drafting briefing notes on strategic issues;
  • Managing the Accounts: internal coordination, account plan planning and monitoring, data management and logistics.

What we're looking for:

An EU Partnership Management Assistant who will have a keen interest and demonstrated knowledge/experience of international cooperation and development and institutional fundraising; an affinity with the aims and objectives of Oxfam, supporting our vision of a just world without poverty.

He/she will have an academic degree in a relevant field such as Political Science, International Relations, Humanitarian Aid, International Development, European Affairs; and also fluency in written and spoken English is essential. The EU Partnership Management Assistant will have strong analytical skills and ability to work independently and deliver results with minimal supervision; will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work within a team and with an international network.

Qualifications

  • Education: a degree in a relevant field such as Political Science, International Relations, Humanitarian Aid, International Development, European Affairs;
  • Knowledge of and/or previous experience engaging with DG DEVCO, DG NEAR, or DG ECHO;
  • Knowledge of and/or previous experience of raising significant funds from institutional donors;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; knowledge of French or Spanish is desirable;
  • Experience of working within a networked and multi-cultural organization;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • A quick learner with a positive attitude and pro-active approach;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively;
  • Computer skills: confident user of all Microsoft Office applications, advance knowledge of excel and powerpoint;
  • Affinity with the aims and objectives of Oxfam.

Application instructions

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