Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova

Project officer in the Operations section (job n° 113998)

20/03/2019 - 11:00
Local agents

The Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova
is looking for a Project officer
in the Operations section (job n° 113998)

We are

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

We offer a permanent post as Project Officer to advise on and manage, under the supervision of the Head of Operations Section, the implementation of projects and programs of development assistance and of financial and technical cooperation. Areas covered by the project manager: Economic development, in particular: ICT, Intellectual Property, Competition, Consumer Protection, Standardisation, Employment and Social Cohesion.

Other tasks in the interest of service and attributed by the Head of Delegation or the Head of Operations Section and their substitutes can also be required in the field of Private Sector Development, including SMEs, Trade and Customs. Typical tasks of a Project Officer are to support the Delegation's analysis, strategy formulation and programming in the concerned sector and management of the project cycle (from procurement to implementation/monitoring/reporting to visibility).

Duration:  indefinite contract subject to a successful probation period

Place of employment:  EU Delegation in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.

Working hours: 37.5 hours/week.

Local Agent position: Group I.

Minimum Monthly Basic gross salary: 1.615 Euro

We offer a competitive progressive career in an international environment. Benefits, such as an additional pension scheme and complementary medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

We look for motivated candidates who can demonstrate the following:

Qualifications: Recognised University Degree Education

Professional experience: at least 2 years in the domains: Program/Progress/Project Management (Procurement and Contract management), Economics, Private Sector.

 - Experience in an international environment is an asset.


  • Excellent PC skills, particularly with Microsoft Office, Excel, Power point, etc.


  • Ability to communicate in meetings;
  • Capacity to communicate technical or specialised information;
  • Capacity to present issues to an audience;
  • Drafting skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Diplomatic skills.


Good working level of English and Romanian, Russian an advantage.

A full job-description is attached to this vacancy announcement


How to apply

Please send your application[i] and supporting documents to  clearly indicating for which post you apply. The package should include a short cover letter in English and a detailed CV using the English language template available at:

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a job interview and a written test.


This post is a local-agent post. Applicants must be citizens of Moldova or have valid work and residence permits.

Deadline for submission

Friday, 5th April 2019 by 18:00 h local time

Additional information

For additional information, please contact Mr Marco GEMMER at



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