Project Assistant (Intern-FWC Unit)

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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 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

As a result of the acquisition of the FWC Contracts External Aid SIEA 2018:

  • Lot 3 Human Rights, Democracy and Peace: -Lead Partner
  • Lot 4 Human Development and Safety Net: -Consortium Partner
  • Lot 5 Budget Support: -Consortium Partner
  • Lot 6 Innovating Financing for Development: -Consortium Partner

B&S Europe is looking for recruiting a PA that will work in the Framework Contract Unit (FWC).

Responsibilities

The Project Assitant reports to the Senior Project Manager-in charge of FWC coordination/Project Manager (PM)

He/She:

  • Assists Projects Managers in daily tasks including :
  • Support the managers in the FWC Unit: monitoring of the activities, liaison with the experts, mobilization of experts, administrative management, etc.
  • Search for experts through the B&S Europe database and/or local partners to participate in projects
  • Preparation of technical offers (constitution of the expert team, support in the writing of technical offer)
  • Research and expansion of our network of local partners and experts
  • Participation in the development of creative and efficient project management
  • Update and improvement of IT system, database.

Qualifications and profile

  • Recent graduate or advanced student in Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Social Sciences, or similar
  • Proved interests in the cooperation and development field
  • Ability to interact with people and establish good relationships
  • Perfect oral and drafting skills in English and French mandatory; Spanish is an asset
  • Capacity to work within a team
  • Capacity for independent decision-making and taking initiative
  • Computer skills MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Internet, and database
  • Dynamic, good capacity of relationship and interaction with people high level of commitment and integrity and demonstrating a willingness to work in Brussels for long term.

Personality

  • Proactive and go-getter
  • Dynamic and self-motivated
  • Result-oriented
  • Ability to work in a team
  • "Can do" attitude
  • Self-confident

Conditions

Please note that an internship agreement with a University or any other institutions is required. This is a full time position for a period of 6 months, starting on 5 August 2019, in Brussels; internship allowance is 600 euros per month.

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 - FWC Unit 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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