Project Assistant - Events department

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25 Jul 2019

B&S Europe, BUSINESS & STRATEGIES IN EUROPE S.A., is an international consulting firm based in Brussels since 1991 and member of the GOPA group. Our company provides advice for technical assistance projects in developing and transition countries, particularly to Public and Governmental Institutions. Our main fields of expertise are Institutional Reform and Capacity Building in areas such as Justice and Home Affairs, Regional and Local Development and Security and Good Governance (including support to civil society, elections, democracy, decentralization processes, etc.).

B&S Europe has managed projects in more than 100 countries worldwide and has a long standing involvement with clients, including international donor agencies, particularly with the European Commission, national governments and their agencies.

B&S has also permanent offices in Brussels, Beirut, Pristina and Bucharest and representative offices in more than 10 countries. The company employs more than 40 full time staff and relies on a trustworthy and well experienced network of in-house and external experts to carry out the implementation of projects.

Our mission

Our mission is to contribute to the economic and social development of third and transition countries both by providing international high quality consulting advice and working closely with local expertise to better tackle local problems and existent needs.

Job purpose

Support the department in all tasks related to aquisition and management of projects through proactive attitude, commitment and engagement to the company values.

Responsibilities

Assist the Events Department in daily tasks in bid management including:

  • Searching for experts through the B&S Europe database and/or local partners to participate in projects
  • Assist in offer preparation of Request for Services or Call for Proposals oriented to events

Assist the Project Manager in daily tasks in project management including:

  • Support to the management of projects: monitoring of the activities, administrative management (process invoices, follow-up with the providers, etc.)
  • Assist in the financial management through the proficient use of the internal financial software
  • Contribute to the overall design of event, including the development of events methodology
  • Contribute to the overall implementation of events and outreach projects
  • Creation of database

Qualifications and profile

  • Recent graduate or advanced student in Marketing, Communication, Adverstising, Graphic Design or related field
  • Proved interest in the cooperation and development field
  • Ability to interact with people and establish good relationships
  • Perfect oral and drafting skills in English and French; any other language may be considered as an asset
  • Capacity to work within a team
  • Capacity for independent decision-making and taking initiative
  • Proven organizational skills; capacity to communicate on processes
  • Computer skills MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), Internet and database
  • Dynamic, good capacity of relationships and interaction with people, high level of commitment and integrity
  • Interest in the logistic aspects of the events organisation; previous experience is an asset
  • Interest in communication activities and social media; previous experience is an asset

Conditions

Please note that an internship agreement with a University or any other institutions is required. Paid internship with a 600 euros monthly remuneration with possibility of extension after the end of the contract according to performance.

Contact details

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter through our online application https://www.bseurope.com/our-offices under the heading "Project Assistant-Events department application". Candidates acknowledge that they accept the personal data protection policy as published in B&S Europe website. Any application received by email will not be processed. Only candidates with an internship agreement will be considered Due to the high number of applications, only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.

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