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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 a.bucella@urbact.eu and Thierry PICQUART, Head of Unit Administration and Coordination t.picquart@urbact.eu

Application deadline: 4 August 2017