Africa and the EU

Vacancy Announcement: Project Officer

17/07/2019 - 06:16
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The Delegation of the European Union has a vacancy for a:


Project Officer


The EU Delegation to Laos is a major development partner for Laos. We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring development cooperation programmes in the area of trade and economic cooperation and will contribute to the analysis of trade and economic matters.




  • Be responsible for the management of trade/private sector and investment related programmes.
  • Contribute to Delegation's analysis and reporting in the relevant fields.
  • Prepare regular reports, studies or policy analysis.
  • Monitor the trade and economic situation and report on developments in the relevant sector.
  • Ensure that all steps in the programme and project cycle are managed in accordance with EU external aid rules and procedures.
  • Ensure the technical and administrative monitoring of projects.
  • Monitor and follow up on the effective management and implementation of programmes and projects.
  • Identification and appraisal of programmes and projects and assistance to related missions.
  • Analyse Government sector and sub-sector policies, strategy and reform agenda.
  • Be responsible for internal and external communication on EU cooperation in the relevant fields.

For more on Job Description please click the PDF below: 


Education and Languages

  • We are looking for a qualified individual - Postgraduate (Masters) in Trade, Economics or a field of study related to the job.
  • Proven excellent written and spoken Lao and good English language skills.


Experience  He/she will have 3 years working experience in a related field.



WE OFFER a progressive career in an international environment. In addition to a competitive basic salary based on experience, we offer a 37.5 hours working week and 22 days holidays per year, a provident fund and medical insurance.


Applications (CV and Motivation Letter) should be sent by email to:


The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 9 August.

Short listed candidates will be invited to take a selection test and interview.