Project Support Team Intern

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02 May 2018
Project Support Team Internship

European Schoolnet (EUN) is looking for an intern to join the Project Support Team in Brussels. The position will give the opportunity to the candidate to gain experience in the financial and administrative management of European projects and on the planning and executing of audit assignments.

European Schoolnet (EUN) is a non-profit organisation funded by education ministries in Europe.

European Schoolnet’s mission is to support ministries of education, schools, teachers and relevant education stakeholders in Europe in the transformation of education processes for 21st century digitalized societies.

More particularly, European Schoolnet’s remit is to:

  • identify and test promising innovative practices,
  • share evidence about their impact, and
  • support mainstreaming teaching and learning practices aligned with 21st century standards and expectations for the education of all students.

ICT and digitization are a particular focus of European Schoolnet’s work, because of the critical role they play in terms of designing and implementing future classroom scenarios and supporting new forms of learning both in and out of school.

As an organisation, the values of European Schoolnet are:

  • We Embrace Innovation
  • We are Objective
  • We Share our Knowledge
  • We Work Together as a Network of Ministries
  • We Act Responsibly

Profile and skills:

  • Graduate, preferably in management, accountancy, finance or law
  • Fluent written and spoken English, other languages, particularly French, would be an asset
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office especially in Excel, accountancy/project management systems is a plus)
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent numerical skills
  • Financial monitoring and project management experience (costing, budgeting, reporting, tracking etc.) is a plus
  • Previous experience in audit assignments is a plus
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Problem-solving attitude and ability to react to fast changing situations promptly and appropriately
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Functions:

  • Follow up of internal and external audits and preparation of documents and information required as part of the audit process and requirements
  • Setting up and monitoring financial project reporting systems and procedures and ensuring project budgets are properly and fully utilized.
  • Implementation of projects’ compliance to contractual and administrative requirements of the funding organizations and that any legal issues are timely and correctly dealt with.
  • Ensuring the implementation of internal procedures for the management of projects by EUN.
  • Preparing (annual/interim) cost statements for projects and ensuring that expenses are properly incurred and are fully eligible under various rules of the funding bodies.
  • Monitoring public and private funding opportunities and assisting in the preparation of project proposals and tenders.

Useful Information:

Duration of the position: 6 months starting as soon as possible
Benefits: 1000 EUR per month  
Deadline for applications: 04 May 2018
Location: European Schoolnet, Rue de Treves 61, Brussels, Belgium

How to Apply:

A letter of application and CV should be sent in English to pst@eun.org by 04 May 2018, with the subject line Project Support Team Intern/April 2018. Please note that interviews will take place as soon as possible either in Brussels or at a distance. Due to the volume of applications, we will only be able to notify pre-selected candidates.

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