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Resident Twinning Adviser’s Assistant for EU-Twinning Project

30/10/2019 - 14:38
EU project positions

Job Announcement for Resident Twinning Adviser’s Assistant for EU-Twinning Project


A Resident twinning adviser’s Assistant is sought for a European Union funded Twinning Project entitled “Supporting and upgrading the Institutional, Technical and Raising Awareness Capabilities of the Egyptian Patent Office (EGYPO)” for 24 months in Cairo.


Approximate Starting Date for Employment


Place of Employment
101 Kasr Al Ainy st, Cairo, Egypt. P.O: 11516 Cairo

Egyptian Patent Office

Academy of Scientific Research & Technology



  1. Assist the Resident Twinning Adviser’s office in its administrative mission
  2. Support the RTA’s in his duties and meetings, take minutes of meeting, and more generally ensure all administrative tasks required by the management of the Twinning Project at the RTA’s Office.
  3. Drafting documents related to the project.
  4. Ensure the follow up of all activities developed during the missions of Member State experts.
  5. Prepare and follow organization of the mission of Member State experts, organize travel and accommodation, provide them with support during their mission


Necessary Qualifications

  1. University degree, knowledge on Law or Economics  would be a plus
  2. Professional fluency in oral and written English and Arabic (Spanish would be a plus). 
  3. Organized and rigorous.
  4. Very good computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  5. Very good communication skills.
  6. Good capability to manage simultaneous different tasks.
  7. He/She shall be able to act with discretion and have good presentation.



The payment will be done according to the Twinning Contract.
The service provider contract will be signed for the duration of the Project, foreseen on 24 months, and he/she will be contracted by the Member State.


How to Apply

Please send your application, CV Europass + Cover Letter via e-mail to:


Deadline: 10 November 2019

Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

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The assistant shall not have been in any contractual relation with the Beneficiary administration during at least the 6 months preceding their hiring.

The assistant will sign a service provider contract and must have a status of self-employed. It will be his/her sole responsibility to comply with all legal requirements for self-employment as well as to cover all related taxes and charges.

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