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Junior Policy and Project Officer
Posted on 20.11.2023 Deadline 31.12.2023
PROSAFE is seeking to recruit a Junior Policy and Project Officer. The offer is for a full-time employment based at the PROSAFE Office in Brussels.
We offer a first contract for 6 months, and provided it is successful it shall be renewed into a permanent one.
PROSAFE is an international non-governmental organisation established in 1991 by market surveillance officers from countries throughout Europe. The main goal is to contribute to further enhancing market surveillance in Europe by organising Joint Actions and by developing and promoting best practices or developing tools that support the work of market surveillance officers. The Joint Actions we coordinate are (co)financed by the European Union.
The Junior Policy and Project Officer would be employed within the team responsible for the implementation of a Joint and Concerted Actions on market surveillance. More information can be found on PROSAFE's website at www.prosafe.org and www.eepliant.eu.
Support the drafting of policy-related content and design materials for PROSAFE’s communication channels.
Support the project management by following and monitoring implementation of various project tasks;
Participate in virtual project meetings and conferences, and preparing supporting or follow-up materials (such as presentations, minutes and reports), and the implementation of relevant tasks for EU-funded projects and Joint Actions.
Undertake general administrative, financial reporting and project management tasks;
Contributing to writing and reviewing project reports, factsheets, case studies, and other project deliverables;
Proofreading and editing various project reports and project materials;
Collecting and processing project documentation from the project beneficiaries;
Engaging and collaborating with project participants, membership, stakeholders and third parties;
Support the preparation/drafting of proposals in response to tenders and call for proposals issued by the EU Institutions;
The ideal candidate will work under the direction of the Executive Director, and thus undertake other project activities as determined during staff meetings;
2 years of working experience in an office environment minimum. Applications with less experience will not be considered.
University degree of 3 or 4 years in Economics, European Affairs, Social and Political studies, Environmental Studies, Sciences and Technology.
Followed by a Master’s Degree of minimum 1 year in the above-mentioned disciplines.
The candidate should show commitment to the values, vision and mission of consumer safety NGOs and have interest the market surveillance of Energy Efficiency and Ecodesign and product safety issues.
English level compared to a native speaker; excellent writing skills;
excellent general IT literacy, robust knowledge of Excel and others statistics tools.
Data Analysis skills, ability to synthesise and switch fast through various topics and familiarity with European Union funded projects are an asset.
A willingness to “pitch in” where required. No job too big or small.
Ability to handle pressure, and work within tight deadlines;
Analytical mind with aptitude in math and ability to present technical information in simple terms;
Positive and outgoing personality;
A problem-solver with attention to detail and ability to spot errors;
Well-organized, efficient and reliable;
A can-do attitude, backed by speedy and accurate work;
Assertive not abrasive.
Be eligible to work in Belgium.
Indicative starting date: as soon as possible.
We offer an interesting job in a dynamically growing organisation which brings together European market surveillance officers, consultants, as well as international stakeholders in a field that is of fundamental importance for the European Union. The working language is English.
Suitably qualified individuals are required to submit:
Their CV in Europass format and
A bespoke one-page cover letter in English adapted specifically to our organisation’ requirements, where you include your favourite famous quote with a motivation why it is so.
before 31 December 2023 (midnight Brussels time) addressed to Mr Gerasimos Makris, Project Officer, at email@example.com.
Please write in the email subject “<Name of the candidate> - Application Junior Policy & Project Officer”!
Candidates must first pass a written test to be invited to a physical face-to-face interview (online interviews are also possible if the person is located outside Belgium). This will then be followed by a second written test, following which a decision will be made.
Only successful candidates will be informed, thank you for your understanding.
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