Project Assistant Internship

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28 Oct 2017

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.

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 also has permanent offices in Brussels, Pristina and Bucharest representative offices in more than 10 countries. The company employs more than 30 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 Assistant to join our ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) Department.

Responsibilities

Assist Project Managers in daily tasks including:

  • Support to the management of projects: monitoring of the activities, liaison with the experts, mobilization of short term expertise, administrative management etc.;
  • Working on Europe Aid requests for FWC projects;
  • Searching for experts through the B&S Europe database and/or local partners to participate in projects;
  • Preparation of technical offer (constitution of the expert team; support in the writing of technical offer);
  • Researching and expanding our network of local partners and experts;
  • Participating in the development of creative and efficient project management.
  • Updating and improving IT system, database;

What we propose:

  • Very good work 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: 

Qualifications and profile

  • Recent graduate or advanced student in Economics, Law, Political Science, International Relations, Public Administration, Social Sciences or similar ;
  • 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 mandatory;
  • Capacity to work within a team;
  • Capacity for independent decision-making and taking initiative;
  • Computer skills MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point), 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.

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 in November 2017, in Brussels; internship allowance is 600€ per month.

Contact Details

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to Mr Emmanuel STEIN (Emmanuel.Stein@bseurope.com) under the heading “Project Assistant application”. Only candidates with an internship agreement will be considered. Due to high number of applications, only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.

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