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URBACT is looking for a Project and Finance Officer

05 July 2017


Join our Projects and Programming Unit as Project and Finance Officer as of September 2017!

Application deadline: 4 August 2017

General description of the position

The retained candidate shall:

  • Report to the Head of Unit Projects and Programming
  • Work with other team members to ensure successful project management and monitoring
  • Work with other team members to review the Programme outputs indicators and set up suitable monitoring systems for reporting on these
  • Work with other team members to review budgets and monitor progress on activity of networking projects

Basic requirements

  • A degree in a relevant field
  • Some experience, in particular in the following fields is desirable:
  1. in EU-funded projects or programmes, preferably on Structural Funds and/or crossborder, transnational or interregional cooperation
  2. in a local / regional public authority or any organisation involved in urban issues
  • Excellent organisation, communication, diplomacy and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Fluency in English, and proficiency in at least one of the other EU languages; French appreciated
  • Computer literacy
  • Capacity to work in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of European Affairs and the Structural Funds preferably through practical experience
  • Knowledge of cooperation programmes, preferably through work experience
  • Willing to travel in Europe

Other important skills

  • Accuracy and assertiveness
  • Sense of initiative; ability to anticipate, propose and implement solutions
  • Open-mindedness; independence, but good team working abilities

More information about the position can be found HERE


How to apply?

Interested candidates are invited to send their applications in English, including a Curriculum Vitae (the CVs must be drafted using the European CV format), and a covering motivation letter.
Supporting documents such as diplomas might be requested on demand.
Interested candidates should send their application to Adele BUCELLA, Head of Unit Projects and Programming and Thierry PICQUART, Head of Unit Administration and Coordination

Application deadline: 4 August 2017