Project Manager (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 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 representatives 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

In order to contribute to its international expansion, B&S Europe is seeking for a Project Manager to join our FWC (Framework Contract) Unit.

Responsibilities

The Project Manager reports to the Senior Project Manager-in charge of FWC coordination.

Daily tasks include:

  • Preparation of FWC requests (drafting of technical offer, evaluation & recruitment of the experts team, liaising with partners);
  • Management of projects: monitoring of the activities, technical support, liaison with the experts and client, mobilization of short term expertise, administrative management, etc.);
  • Conduct of field monitoring missions to backstop the projects;
  • Participate in developing creative and efficient project management;
  • Research of experts and subcontractors to participate in international projects financed by international donors;
  • Secure good working relations with experts, clients and partners;
  • Secure a positive image and reputation of B&S Europe;
  • Participate in the development of the firm in several targeted countries.

Proposal

  • Very good atmosphere and company culture;
  • High level of responsibilities integrated within a highly horizontal management style;
  • Possibility to join a very motivated and professional team;
  • Exposure to a variety of interesting projects within a company with long-standing experience in working for EU institutions all over the world;
  • Possibility to develop professional consultancy skills, with a focus on public sector;
  • Field missions in some of the countries where projects are implemented

Qualifications

  • Master's degree (preferably in Economics, Public Administration, or International Project Management);
  • More than 3 years of professional experience in preparing tenders and managing EU funded projects for DEVCO;
  • Strong interests in the field of economic development, public finance management, budget transparency, domestic revenue mobilization, etc.;
  • Proved experience in the cooperation and development field;
  • Ability to interact with people (including high level ones) and establish good relationships;
  • Abilities to work both in English and French;
  • Knowledge of Spanish will be considered as an asset;
  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Capacity to work within a team;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Capacity for independent decision-making and taking initiative;
  • Computer skills MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), Internet and databases.

Profile

We are looking for a dynamic person with excellent relationship skills and interaction with people and high level of commitment.

Conditions

This is a full time position, starting in September 2019, in Brussels.

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 Manager - FWC Unit application" by July 25th. Candidates acknowledge accepting the personal data protection policy as published on B&S Europe website. Any application received by email will not be processed.

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