A position as International Aid / Cooperation Officer for the delivery of EU Development Assistance to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, to work in a dynamic and motivated team in a very complex political environment, requiring a high degree of responsiveness, pro-activity, commitment, and oversight (vis-à-vis implementing partners). The job necessitates intense cooperation with a wide range of partners inside the EU who are engaged in the Middle East Peace Process, and with a wide range of interlocutors in all the hubs from which assistance responses are steered and implemented.
Under the supervision of the Head of Section:
The International Aid / Cooperation Officer will contribute to the definition and implementation of EU-funded assistance managed by the Operations Section 3 of the Office of the EU Representative – Governance, Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy, Gender and support to Civil Society Organisations. The main emphasis of the job is advising and managing, under the supervision of the Head of Section, the implementation of projects and programmes of development assistance and financial and technical cooperation in the field of Governance, Human Rights and Democracy, Civil Society, Youth and Community-based development. Furthermore, s/he is to assist the Head of Section in co-ordinating the sub-section’s activities, where required, and to provide backstop with regards to horizontal tasks in particular the local Presidency coordination.
The precise portfolio may evolve over time. Flexibility is important. In the areas of her/his responsibility, s/he will also be asked to provide analytical inputs on a regular basis for the EU to better align its assistance to Palestine to the evolution of the Middle East Peace Process and the EU parameters for engagement.