European Union Office in Kosovo 
European Union Special Representative in Kosovo

ECHO Regional Office (RO) for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean, based in Panama, is looking for a Programme Assistant for Central America

20/09/2019 - 04:33
National positions

Minimum requirements:
Education: A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience
Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience at national or international level in supporting programmes/ project operations, including 2 years of experience with an NGO, donor or national/ international organisation, preferably in a Central American and/or Caribbean Country.
  • Good understanding of Humanitarian Aid principles, policies and Standards
  • Good knowledge of international NGOs, UN Aid agencies and Red Cross Movement
  • Good knowledge of the EU humanitarian aid system
  • Excellent command of Office Software package (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet explorer, Outlook)
  • Information Management skills will be an asset.
  • Experience in Disaster Risk Reduction will be considered as an asset
  • Experience in Protection will be considered as an asset

Languages: Excellent command of English and Spanish (oral and written). French will be an asset.
Job description: The incumbent serves as Programme Assistant in ECHO Regional Office based in Panama and carries out activities to contribute to the delivery of an effective humanitarian response in C. America and the Caribbean.
The job holder contributes to the assessments, monitoring and evaluations of projects, as well as to the analysis of the humanitarian context in the areas of coverage.
S/he prepares reports on the humanitarian situation in C. America and the Caribbean including any political, economic and security events relevant to the analysis of the humanitarian situation in the country/region.