Project Officer

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24 Oct 2017

Project Officer

Starting: asap

This position offers a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience in project management and consultancy in the fields of EU Energy and Environment affairs.


  • Acting as the contact point on behalf of the organisation within the project consortium and the internal project team members;
  • Coordinating the project team members: organising, collecting and harmonising their inputs into coherent reports in accordance with the Project work plan;
  • Monitoring the progress and deliverables of the project – making sure the deadlines are met;
  • Collecting and analysing information, documentation and data;
  • Drafting reports, presentations and other communication material;;
  • Performing various administrative and financial tasks linked to the project.
  • Organising events and work meetings;
  • Attending and reporting on project meetings and relevant workshops;
  • Presenting the progress of the project internally in the organisation;
  • Liaising with relevant experts and stakeholders;
  • Active contribution to day-to-day operations;
  • Preparing, managing and updating the website, databases and mailing lists.

Other overall responsibilities:

  • Monitoring future EU funding opportunities (H2020 call for tenders; call for projects)
  • Being responsible for the preparation of proposals and their submission;
  • Identifying possible partners – consortium building

Your profile:

  • University or advanced degree in Law, Economics or Engineering preferred;
  • At least one year experience within project management / coordination, preferably in EU funded projects / EC service contracts preferably in energy / environment areas
  • Knowledge of EU funding programmes (such as FP7 and Horizon 2020), Grants and Procurement notices (service contracts);
  • Knowledge of EU energy / environment policies will be considered an asset;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. French and/or German are desired;
  • Strong organisation skills;
  • Ability to manage stress, multiple deadlines and effectively prioritise workload;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and Internet is a must, acquaintance with other software (database management, Contao, ...) is a strong advantage;
  • Pragmatic, ability to take initiative and independently plan to meet deadlines;
  • Self-starter, positive attitude, flexible, team player and sense of humour.

Please send a 1-page motivation letter and your CV to Ms Maria Laura Trifiletti ( indicating “Project Officer” in the subject line. The deadline for the application is 24th of October 2015. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Due to the expected number of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

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