Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA)

19/08/2019 - 10:06
EU project positions

EU funded Twinning Project

Strengthening the Regulatory Capacity of the National

Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization in the Areas of Market Access and Quality of Service Monitoring System

Twinning number: UA 18 ENI TE 01 19



Is seeking to recruit Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA)


Duration: 21 month (indicative start date: September-October 2019)


Position is based in Khreshchatyk Str., 22, Kyiv, 01001.


Gross monthly salary: 1.500 EUR

Contract type: fixed term service contract.

The RTA Assistant will report directly and will be supervised by the RTA.



Tasks of RTA Assistant:

  • Act as a principal assistant to the RTA and visiting short term experts;
  • Assisting to the RTA with project co-ordination and management;
  • Assisting to the RTA in organization of experts’ missions, trainings, seminars, workshops, steering committee meetings, and other project events;
  • Overall management of the office administration, including filing, organizing trainings, expert missions, local travels, general desk office work etc.;
  • Assisting in organization of meetings in cooperation with RTA and Beneficiary Country partners, preparing meeting agenda and taking minutes;
  • Drafting and editing of minutes of meetings, assisting to the RTA in drafting and editing monthly, quarterly and final project reports and any other relevant documents;
  • Developing and maintaining close working contacts and relationships with Beneficiary Country officials involved in each of the activities and the project management;
  • Assisting in handling of budget accounting;
  • Act as a translator and interpreter (Ukrainian to English and English to Ukrainian) when needed;
  • Arrangement of travel, booking accommodation and study visit;
  • Office management, monitoring telephone and general correspondence.


Requirements for RTA Assistant:

  • University degree;
  • The RTA Assistant may not have or recently (past six months) have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration;
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Ukrainian language;
  • Computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet);
  • the RTA Assistant must be able to work fairly independently as well as part of a team and be initiative and flexible;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills;
  • Some understanding of financial management;
  • Excellent abilities in drafting documents.


The following skills will be considered an asset for RTA Assistant:

  • Experience in EU funded projects, especially as RTA Assistant in a former Twinning project;
  • Communication skills;
  • Experience of working in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of the Lithuanian, Latvian and Russian languages;
  • Knowledge of EU policies and institutions;
  • Team player.


Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV and a letter of application in English by 15th September, 2019 via e-mail to the following addresses: and Shortlisted candidates only will be invited to attend an interview. The date and place of the interview will be additionally indicated to the shortlisted candidates.

For any further information please contact Ms. Gintarė Ribinskienė, e-mail:, and Mr. Dalius Kontrimavičius


The above-mentioned Twinning project is an EU funded joint project between Lithuania, represented by Communications Regulatory Authority of the Republic of Lithuania (RRT) together with Central Project Management Agency (CPVA), Latvia, represented by Public Utilities Commission (SPRK) and Ukraine, represented by the National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization and National Regulatory Authority of Ukraine.

The project implementation will last 21 month.


The purpose of the project is to improve performance in the areas of market access to, and interconnection of, electronic communications networks and associated facilities and monitoring of the quality of electronic communication services through strengthening the regulatory capacity of the National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization (NCCIR), the National Regulatory Authority of Ukraine (NRA).

The selected person will be a self-employed independent consultant under a Service Contract and will undertake full responsibility for the payment of all taxes and obligations deriving from the legislation in force in the Republic of Ukraine, including for those related to medical and social insurance. The RTA Language Assistant will carry his/her duties and tasks on the base of contract concluded with the CPVA and RTA.

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