The European Union Delegation to Bangladesh is looking for:
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to Bangladesh represents the EU in Bangladesh. We work closely with all of the EU member countries who have diplomatic representation in Bangladesh.
This Delegation represents the EU as a whole, as part of the EU's unified diplomatic corps – the European External Action Service. Our Head of Delegation (Ambassador) is the official representative of the EU in Bangladesh.
The Delegation functions much like an Embassy and represents the EU in its dealings on political issues, trade, development, cooperation, etc.
By engaging with political actors, the media, academics, business circles, civil society and citizens, we raise awareness of EU issues and concerns, and promote a stronger partnership between the EU and Bangladesh.
We offer a post of Project Officer . Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Project Officer – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under the supervision of the relevant Team Leader and Head of Cooperation Unit (HoC), support to the full project cycle management of development cooperation projects and other development activities related to e-governance, digital public service delivery, innovation in governance, digital transformation and its interconnections with other Good Governance areas as required.
Ability to work in a multicultural environment with standard working hours (37.5 hours/week). This is a Group 1 position, based in Dhaka. EU offers an attractive salary (Basic per month: BDT. 258,424 – 542,051).
We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
Under the supervision of the relevant Team Leader and Head of Cooperation Unit (HoC), support to the full project cycle management of development cooperation projects and other development activities related to e-governance, digital public service delivery, innovation in governance, digital transformation and its interconnections with other Good Governance areas as required.
+ POLICY ANALYSIS AND DIALOGUE – Technical Analysis and advice
+ SPECIFIC PROJECT/PROCESS MANAGEMENT - Project/Process Management
+ SPECIFIC PROJECT/PROCESS MANAGEMENT - Coordination and Consultation
+ BUDGET, FINANCE, CONTRACTS and ACCOUNTING - Financial and contractual management of projects.
+ OPERATIONAL and ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT and RESOURCES - Other related duties
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to the following e-mail:
The package should include
Only short listed candidates will be called for appearing in the written test/interview.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to functional mailbox:
After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include an interview if necessary – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.
The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.
The deadline for applications is: Sunday, 04 July 2021 at 16:00 hours.