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Job Advertisement for Assistant to the RTA

22/07/2020 - 11:15
EU project positions

The European Union’s ENI Programme for Azerbaijan EU funded Twinning Project is seeking to recruit an Assistant to the Resident Twinning Adviser (RTA Assistant)

The Twinning Project “Strengthening the capacity of State bodies and local level referral mechanisms to provide safety and support to victims of domestic violence in Azerbaijan” is a joint project between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Lithuania, represented by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania.

The objective of the project is enhancing legal protection and support for victims of domestic violence in approximation with the EU standards.

The project is seeking an Assistant to the Resident Twinning Adviser (RTA Assistant), whose activities include assisting the RTA with co-ordination and management of the Twinning project. The duration of the contract is 14 months. The planned starting date is 1st  of September 2020.

The RTA assistant will be hired full time on a service contract and stationed in Baku. The RTA assistant may not have or recently (past 6 months) have had any contractual relation with the beneficiary administration that is the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The tasks of the RTA Assistant include:

  • Assisting the RTA in the day-to-day implementation of the project;
  • Office management;
  • Undertaking general administration duties required for project implementation;
  • Maintaining close working relationships and dialogue with BC administration and counterparts;
  • Maintaining filing systems and arranging for the exchange of information between project participants;
  • Taking care of mission preparations and filing mission reports, time sheets and mission certificates
  • Organization of seminars, training events, meetings and other visits out of Azerbaijan;
  • Preparation of quarterly Project Steering Committee Meetings including preparation of Quarter Interim Reports;
  • Acting as translator/interpreter, when necessary.

The RTA Assistant will be recruited in accordance with the following selection criteria:

Required skills and experience:

  • Preferably University Degree in Law, Public Administration, Management or any other discipline relevant for the position;
  • Fluent in spoken and written Azerbaijani with an excellent command of written and spoken English (knowledge of Russian language is an advantage);
  • Practical experienced in day-to-day provision of translation and interpretation support to international advisors / experts;
  • Proven experience in office management and project administration;
  • Experience of international donor funded projects, for example: EU funded projects, such as Twinning projects would be an advantage;
  • Excellent Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Internet, etc.);
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

Candidates should send a copy of their CV (in Europass format) with a cover letter in English, by e-mail to indrija.askeloviciene@esf.lt marked “RTA Assistant” by 6 August  2020. Short listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

The following documents should be annexed in scanned versions to the application:

  • Certificate on educational qualification;
  • Certificate of language knowledge (if it is available);
  • References from previous employer(s) if it is available.

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