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Job Announcement for Project Assistant for EU-Twinning Project

18/06/2021 - 11:48
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The EU Twinning Project entitled “Establishing a regulatory framework, supporting the implementation of the national strategy and strengthening institutional capacities in the field of waste management”, IL 17 ENI EN 01 19 in Jerusalem is seeking to recruit.

Resident Twinning Advisor Assistant (RTAA)


The project is contributing to the protection of human health and environment in Israel, by improving waste management in the country, supporting to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP) in developing a comprehensive framework for sustainable waste management.

Starting Date for Employment

8th September 2021



Up to 6 months


Place of Employment

Ministry of Environmental Protection premises (Waste Management Department), Bank Israel St. 4, Jerusalem, Israel.


  1. Resident Twinning Advisor Assistant (RTA Assistant)


    • University degree on environmental issues, communication, law, public relations etc.;
    • Excellent command of spoken and written Hebrew and English language;
    • Excellent organizational skills;
    • Budget management skills;
    • Previous experience of minimum 3 years in office management;
    • Advanced usage of computer and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc);
  • Previous working experience in EU and/or donor funded projects in the environmental sector shall be considered as an advantage;
    • Full driving licence will be an advantage.
    • Command of Spanish and/or Arabic will be an advantage.


Job description:

    • Act as a principal assistant to the RTA and visiting short term experts;



    • Assisting the RTA in organisation of experts’ missions, trainings, seminars, workshops, steering committee meetings, and other project events;
    • Drafting of written materials in Hebrew and English;
    • Overall management of the office administration, including filing, organising trainings, expert missions, local travels, general desk office work, etc.;
    • Organisation of meetings in cooperation with Beneficiary Country partners, preparing meeting agenda and taking minutes;
    • Developing and maintaining close working contacts and relationships with Beneficiary Country officials involved in each of the activities and the project management;
    • Handling of project budget accounting/ local expenses;
    • Act as a translator and interpreter when needed;
    • Drafting and editing minutes of meetings, assisting  the RTA in drafting and editing monthly, quarterly and final project reports and any other relevant documents;
    • Arrangement of travel, booking accommodation and organisation of study visits;
    • Office management, monitoring of the progress of project activities, telephone and general correspondence.


Selected candidates shall be obliged to ensure fulfilment of local employment obligations and social benefits according the relevant national legislation (taxes, social security).

Interested candidates are invited to submit their Motivation Letter, their CV in Europass format (  and scanned copies of supporting documents for references in English language, via e-mail to the following address: at the latest by 4th July 2021, by 12:00 CET. Please include the following in the Subject ‘EU Twinning project IL 17 ENI EN 01 19.

Applications received after the closing deadline and/or submitted by any other means (e.g. by fax) or delivered to other addresses or submitted in other languages than the English language will not be considered. No telephone calls please.


Shortlisted candidates only will be invited to attend an interview.



The payment will be made according to the Twinning Contract. The service provider contract will be signed for the duration of 6 months, and will be contracted by the Member State, Spain, Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas (FIIAPP), leader of the project.


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The assistant shall not have been in any contractual relation with the Beneficiary administration (the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the State of Israel) during at least the 6 months preceding their hiring.

The assistants will sign a service provider contract. It will be their sole responsibility to comply with all legal requirements as well as to cover all related taxes and charges

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