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JUNIOR PROJECT OFFICER VACANCY at EURASHE

EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied and profession-related research within the Bologna cycles. The role of the association is primarily to represent, within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the interests of professional higher education by engaging in policy-making and to provide members with a platform for communication, information and exchange of views, with a focus on issues relevant to the future development of higher education. To follow and understand better the trends and various approaches across Europe, to gather input for our policies, to share experience among members and to promote good practices, EURASHE has been developing and running a number of international projects in line with its priorities.

EURASHE is looking for a Junior Project Officer to join its dynamic Secretariat starting in April 2017.

The position of the Junior Project Office may develop into that of the Project Officer, with more autonomy and responsibility in managing various projects.

ROLE

In cooperation with and under the responsibility of the Secretary General and relevant policy officers of the team, your task will be primarily to support the Secretariat in coordinating and reporting on the running and newly developed projects. The projects address in particular the role and mission of professional higher education, various approaches of work-based learning and teaching, quality of higher education and applied research.

Tasks:

  • Administrative, financial and practical work related to the coordination and implementation of EU-funded projects, including support in overall, administrative and financial management and reporting
  • Providing input for public promotion and communication on EURASHE projects and activities and other ad-hoc support of communication activities
  • General support in the organisation of EURASHE events including annual conferences, seminars and peer-learning events, working group meetings

PROFILE

We are looking for an independent, motivated team player able to work within an international environment, flexible, willing to learn and develop his/her competence in project management and professional higher education.

Requirements:

  • A higher education degree, preferably in business or public administration, finance or another relevant field
  • Previous experience in office management, administration, organising events and/or running projects
  • A very good command of English, both spoken and written
  • Working knowledge of other languages is an asset
  • Good communication, organisational, interpersonal and IT skills
  • Ability to work on deadlines and independently, flexibility and accuracy

Experience in the management of EU-funded projects, within an international environment and/or with organisations similar to EURASHE and the comprehension of higher education policies are an asset.

EURASHE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Junior Project Officer under the supervision of relevant policy officers – the position may develop  into that of Project Officer
  • Location: Ravensteingalerij 27/3, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
  • A full-time position (38 hours/week)
  • A starting gross monthly salary of EUR 1500
  • Additional benefits: transportation allowance, meal vouchers and 40-day annual leave
  • Working in a team within an international context
  • Occasional travels within Europe

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please send your application in English (1 page cover letter and 2 pages CV max.) addressed to Michal Karpíšek, Secretary General of EURASHE, at eurashe@eurashe.eu by 3 April 2017, mentioning “EURASHE Junior Project Officer” in your email’s subject line.

Please, indicate in your cover letter your experience, earliest starting date and future expectations.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interview between 10-13 April 2017 in Brussels or online.

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