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The European Union Delegation to the Dominican Republic is looking for:
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 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.
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 this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff tocontribute to policy dialog and to the conception, elaboration and implementation of development cooperation strategies and programs in the area of Social Development and specifically Education, Governance, Civil Society, Gender, Migration and Human Rights, under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of the Section.
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.
The following will be considered an asset:
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. Please complete the standard European CV using the template in the following link: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/documents/curriculum-vitae.
Please consult the full job description Belique for additional information.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone. Please address any queries concerning this procedure to email@example.com.
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 all the supporting documents. The pre-selected short-listed candidates will be invited to anassessment phase which may include a written text as well as an interview. 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: 22 January 2019 at 16:00
Title of the Post:Project Officer
Post number: Sysper no. 270552
Function type: Project Officer
Level: Local Agent Group I
Under the supervision of the Head of Section, contribute to policy dialog and to the conception, elaboration and implementation of development cooperation strategy and programs in the area of Social Development and specifically Education, Governance, Civil Society, Gender, Migration and Human Rights.
Functions and duties:
General cooperation management
Under the direct authority of the Head of Cooperation:
• Produce and disseminate the results of projects at workshops, seminars, conferences and other public events.
• Extract and disseminate best practices and facilitate exchange of experiences.
• Contribute to the production of publications.
• Observe, monitor and report regularly and in timely fashion to hierarchy and colleagues, both in headquarters and in the delegation on sectoral issues.
• Drafting of analytical and policy notes for internal reporting purposes as requested.
• Maintain close coordination and communication with EU Member States in the relevant field.
Level of education: University degree. Master´s degree is desirable.
Domains: Social and Human Sciences, International Cooperation, Economics, International relations or equivalent.
At least 5 years of work experience in cooperation activities is required. Desirable proven experience in the following fields: governance, civil society, education, gender, migration, human rights. Previous work experience in International Organization and especially in the field of public policies formulation and monitoring is also highly desirable.
Experience in Latin American Countries and especially in the Caribbean would be an advantage.
General knowledge of the EU, its policies and activities.
Knowledge of EU relations with Dominican Republic.
Results based management experience and capabilities within development cooperation projects and programmes. In particular competences and experience on budget support programmes’ formulation and implementation will be positively evaluated.
Abilities and Interpersonal skills
Capability of dealing with government authorities, institutions and persons.
Capability of presenting in public (meeting, conferences).
Capability of interacting with people with different cultural background.
Capable of work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
Advanced office and computing equipment skills.
Ability to conceptualise problems, identify and implement solutions
Spanish – ability to understand C2, ability to read C2, ability to speak C2, ability to write C2.
English – ability to understand C2, ability to read C2, ability to speak C2, ability to write C2.
French - Working knowledge is desirable.