Programme Coordinator

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25 Nov 2017

OBESSU is looking for a Programme Coordinator who will be in charge of OBESSU’s Programme on the Educational Inclusion of Migrant and Refugee School Students (, as well as Intercultural Education project (, under the supervision of the OBESSU Secretary General, in direct cooperation with designated Board Members and in cooperation with other members of the OBESSU Secretariat

The tasks of Programme Coordinator include:

  • Programme Coordination:
  • Managing the call, the selection and award process
  • Coordinating the team of assessors
  • Monitoring the implementation of awarded initiatives (including possible monitoring field visits)
  • Communicating with applicants, supporting them in initiatives implementation and reporting
  • Communication with the funding agency of the Programme, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Overall monitoring and reporting of the Programme
  • Supporting the Board in developing policy / advocacy activities in the field of migration education
  • Intercultural Education Project:
  • Coordinating OBESSU’s engagement with the ‘Coloured Glasses’ project, where we act as partners, according to the project description and timeline
  • Communication:
  • Supporting the Secretariat with internal and external communication for OBESSU related to the Programme • Office Administration ◦ Helping with the general administration of OBESSU when necessary
  • Other tasks:
  • The Secretariat of OBESSU is small, the workload can be high at certain times and unexpected tasks often appear. All Secretariat members are expected to help each other with ad hoc tasks.

Time investment:

Full time position (37.5h / week). Occasionally work during weekends whenever necessary, with time off in lieu as compensation. The position requires travels in Europe several times during theyear.

Type of contract and conditions:

Fixed term contract, ending December 2019 (project duration), under Belgian law, with a salary scalable with salaries of other OBESSU employees. Additionally:

  • 6,00€ per working day in lunch vouchers
  • monthly ticket for public transportation within Brussels
  • a holiday payment and a “13th salary” each year
  • travel costs covered when travelling for OBESSU

Application procedure and agenda

  • Send your curriculum vitae together with the completed application form to: Only official application forms will be taken into consideration. You can find it at: No motivation letter.
  • The OBESSU Secretariat must receive all applications by the end of 26th November 2017 (23:59CET)
  • By the end of November, shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to second round.
  • It will consist of a set of online tasks to be completed in determined time, on 4 th or 5th of December.
  • By 8th December, final set of candidates will be invited for an interview in Brussels. Skype interviews will also be taken into consideration.
  • This shall take place on the 12th and 13th of December.
  • Please note that OBESSU will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.
  • All applicants should have the right to live and work in Belgium. OBESSU regrets, but we do not sponsor work permits. 
  • The selected person would ideally start working in the Secretariat of OBESSU on the 15th January 2018.

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