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Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

The European Union Delegation to Ukraine is looking for a Project Officer

We offer

We offer a post of a 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 a Project Officer in the Operations Section – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Current job objective: to advise on policy issues and to manage international cooperation projects related to the field of economic and trade cooperation with a particular focus on competition, privatisation and technical barriers to trade. Under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section, the successful candidate will serve as support staff to:

Project management:

  • To contribute to the programming, identification and appraisal of new cooperation projects
  • To assist in the launching, management and monitoring of call for proposals/ tenders
  • To ensure the follow up of project planning and implementation
  • To analyse project results and payment requests, including forecasting
  • To ensure coordination with other donors
  • To assist and contribute to evaluation and audit activities


  • To contribute to the EU communication activities
  • To elaborate briefings and reports in the area of activity

Policy development:

  • To conduct conceptual reflection and contribute to the elaboration of work programmes and strategic documents
  • To support policy dialogue with all the relevant ministries, agencies, donors and other relevant stakeholders in the area of activity
  • To support the work of the sector in terms of general reporting or other horizontal tasks


The successful candidate will be based in Kyiv. Working time: 37.5 working hours/week. The contract ("local agent" type contract - Group I) will be concluded as unlimited term contract.

We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

We look for:

Job specifications


Compulsory requirement




University degree in the field of Business Administration, Economics, or Law or similar qualification



Professional experience

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience with an international organisation would be an advantage


Knowledge of languages 

  • Very good command of written and spoken English
  • Fluent in Ukrainian and Russian



Knowledge of IT tools

MS Office



Personal skills 


  • EU institutions, policies, legislation and programmes
  • Project management
  • Private Sector Development/SMEs policies



Technical skills

  • Clear and concise writing
  • Capacity to communicate technical or specialised information
  • Sense of organisation
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Computer skills – MS Office


Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to listen and understand, to consult and to share information
  • Ability to work in a team in a multi-cultural environment

Specific physical requirements (if any)



How to apply

For an application to be valid, please send your application and supporting documents by letter or email by 25 April 2017, 24:00 (date of receipt) to:


Human Resources Officer
Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
101, Volodymyrska St.
01033 Kyiv

Email: DELEGATION-UKRAINE-JOBS@eeas.europa.eu


The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV in a standard delegation format demonstrating relevant experience in relation to the above job description.

After the evaluation of all applications received is over, shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview. An interview will be held in the Delegation's premises located at the address indicated above.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone.

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