Finance and Office Assistant

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15 Nov 2018

HEAL is recruiting Finance and Office Assistant

December 2018 – November 2019

The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) is the leading not-for-profit organisation addressing how the environment affects human health in the European Union (EU) and beyond. HEAL works to shape laws and policies that promote planetary and human health and protect those most affected by pollution, and raise awareness on the benefits of environmental action for health.

HEAL’s over 70 member organisations include international, European, national and local groups of health professionals, not-for-profit health insurers, patients, citizens, women, youth, and environmental experts representing over 200 million people across the 53 countries of the WHO European Region.


If you would like to be part of a committed team in a dynamic working environment across from the European Commission’s headquarters, here is your chance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administrational support on financial reporting
  • Assist in General Bookkeeping
  • Support to secure and revise financial, HR and contractual management procedures
  • Assist in the organisation of conferences, workshops, and any logistical coordination
  • Provide organisational support on various administrative and operational duties

Required qualifications:

  • Graduate of business administration related degree, with an interest in Finance/Controlling; students will also be considered
  • Knowledge of book-keeping principles and processes is an asset
  • Fluent written and spoken English and French
  • Proficiency in standard office software packages and a good knowledge of Excel

We’re looking for a candidate who:

  • is well organized and methodical with strong attention to detail
  • is able to maintain discretion and confidential information
  • has strong interpersonal skills, and can work well as part of a team
  • has good time-management skills and can prioritize


  • Belgian full time contract (38 hours/5 days week). HEAL offers a competitive salary and extra benefits.
  • Contract duration of one year, renewability possibility subject to funding. Start date: ideally 1st December 2018

How to apply: Please send your CV and your motivation letter detailing your qualifications and why you want to work for HEAL. Applications should be sent by email to by 15th November 2018. Please add the reference Finance and Office Assistant on subject line.

Interviews will be held end of November 2018

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, due to the volume of enquiries, we regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please note that only applicants with an existing right to work within the EU will be considered.

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