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The European Union Delegation to the Republic of South Africa based in Pretoria is looking for:
The EU Delegation to South Africa intends to fill 2 vacant positions in the near future.
Please see below / attached the vacancy notifications.
Interested persons are invited to submit applications bearing in mind that the EU Delegation of South Africa reserves the right to remove or modify these job offers.
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.
The EU Delegation to Republic of South Africa strengthens the Strategic Partnership between the European Union (EU) and South Africa (SA) by advancing political, economic and trade relations and development cooperation, in accordance with the EU's values and interests and through effective coordination with the EU's Member States.
We offer a post of Project Officer . Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Project Officer – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as support staff to contribute to the definition, implementation and monitoring of EU Delegation-managed and/or headquarters-managed projects/programmes in the area of governance under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.
The staff member is expected to provide technical expertise to the Delegation in terms of policy analysis and project cycle management including appraisal, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of projects primarily in the field of governance.
More specifically, the staff member's responsibilities include:
In the performance of the above-mentioned duties the Project Officer will work closely with the other members of the Delegation, in particular those of the Cooperation Section.
Expected thematic focus will include local governance and decentralisation, public administration reform.
The Project Officer may be required, according to the evolution of the Delegation's portfolio of projects, workload and her/his thematic expertise, to perform the functions and tasks described above for other sub-sectors, including civil society, human rights, education, gender, sustainable social and economic development including job creation.
Place of Employment: EU Delegation in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa
Working Hours: 37,5 hours/week
Local Agent Position: Group I
Monthly Basic Brut Salary: ZAR 54,727.00
Indefinite contract subject to a successful probationary period.
We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as 13th salary, additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
We look for
Qualifications: School leaving certificate (matriculation) and University Degree (at least Bachelors level) in Social sciences, Political sciences, Economics, or Public administration.
Professional experience: At least three years of relevant job experience in relation to the described post.
Languages: Excellent command of spoken and written English; other indigenous (South) African languages, as well as French, are an advantage.
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to Head of Administration, P O Box 945, Groenkloof, Pretoria 0027, or by Fax: (012) 460 9923 or E-mail to: Delegationemail@example.com. The package should quote Ref. No. 57913 and include a short cover letter, together with the European Commission's standard CV obtainable from our website:
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a job interview and a written test.
Deadline for submissions
Friday, 2 February 2018 by 18:00 hours local time.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to Delegationfirstname.lastname@example.org
All applicants who are not South African citizens must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.
Correspondence will only be conducted with short-listed candidates.