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The EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic:
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 to manage a portfolio of contracts and financing agreements for EU funded activities to assist the country development with particular focus on improvement of e-governance, digitalisation and infrastructure-related actions under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.
The Project Officer will contribute to the analysis, monitoring and reporting on matters related to the EU's development cooperation with the host country, including at the regional level and in political relations with the EU and Member States.
The Project Officer shall help ensure effective coordination with DEVCO, FPI, EEAS and other colleagues working on related contracts and files.
The functions and duties of the Project Officer will be expected to perform the following tasks:
Other tasks that are in the interest of the service that are attributed by the Head of the Delegation or the Head of the Cooperation and their substitutes can also be required.
The post is in the Cooperation Section, under the authority of the Head of the Cooperation and/or Head of Delegation and implies a high level of initiative and ability to work independently.
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.
Please note that a provision of about 28% from the gross salary is transferred directly to the Social Fund and Tax authorities (income tax).
The following will be considered an asset:
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to delegation-kyrgyzstan-HR@eeas.europa.eu
Please quote the job reference 43149 in your application. Subject of your email must contain "Job reference 43149 + First name + Last name + position applied for".
The deadline for application (email only) is the 4th of June 2019, 00:00 (midnight) Bishkek time
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 the 4th of June 2019, 00:00 (midnight) Bishkek time.
Subject of your email must contain "Job reference 43149 + First name + Last name + position applied for".