Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines

Political Support Officer: Ref No: PPI/PSO/2018/TEMP

13/12/2018 - 14:10
Temporary agents

The European Union (EU) is offering a temporary post of Political Support Officer in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI) of the Delegation, under the authority of the Head of Delegation (HoD)

The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Malawi is looking for

Political Support Officer

Ref No: PPI/PSO/2018/TEMP

 

The European Union (EU) is offering a temporary post of Political Support Officer in the Political, Press and Information Section (PPI) of the Delegation, under the authority of the Head of Delegation (HoD).

Detailed description of duties:

  • Coordinate all election related efforts with PPI under direct guidance of HoD including preparation for missions from headquarters.
  • Assist with coordination with Member States political advisors and Ambassadors on Election related issues.
  • Prepare and take notes and minutes in Head of Mission meetings
  • Prepare speaking points and flash reports for HoD on election and other political issues.
  • Assist with drafting monthly political reports
  • Drafts flash reports on any political related issues
  • Advise and assist the Delegation on complex matters pertaining to Malawi politics and how culture and the media influence public opinion about foreign policy.
  • Prepare and assist in meeting and missions from HQ
  • Assist with consular cooperation in the context of elections (in absence of HOA)
  • Assist where need be HoD with administrative workload.
  • Assist with any other ad hoc duties where need be.

Qualifications:

  • University degree, in Political Studies or any related field is required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience working in electoral processes or political analysis or a similar relevant work environment.
  • Level of English as a working language must be excellent, both as spoken and written language.

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted in hard copy only and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Copy of certificates
  • The envelope must indicate the job reference number PPI/PSO/2018/TEMP and be addressed to:

The Head of Administration

POST REFERENCE: PPI/PSO/2018/TEMP

NOT TO BE OPENED BY THE INTERNAL MAIL DEPARTMENT

European Union Delegation to Malawi

Area 18 Roundabouts, Corner of M1 and Presidential Way

P.O. Box 30102, Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Applications not complying with all the above will not be considered.

Closing date for receipt of applications:  Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 16.00 HRS.

(Applications must have reached the delegation by this date and time)

 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Friday 21st December 2018. Candidates who have not been contacted by Monday 31st December 2018 should consider that there is no follow up to their application and the EU Delegation will not further advise unsuccessful candidates.

The vacancy is for a temporary contract of 5 months. Candidates must have a valid work permit and must present certificate of valid medical insurance.

The European Union is an equal opportunity employer and the Delegation is a smoke free environment. Recruitment of the successful candidate will be subject to medical fitness. The Delegation has HIV/Aids at the workplace policy.

The Delegation reserves the right to establish a reserve list of suitable candidates for future posts.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to delegation-malawi-HOA@eeas.europa.eu.

Electronic applications will however not be considered.

 

 

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