Brussels or Luxembourg, Multiple Countries
Making sure EU external aid makes a real difference
Our Development Cooperation programmes bring vital aid to around 150 countries worldwide. As a Development Aid Specialist, working in ‘Cooperation and management of aid to non-member countries’ you will be central to these vital initiatives. For example you will shape strategy and sector policies, conduct dialogue with partners and stakeholders, and identify potential projects that can make a real and lasting difference.
Equally importantly, you could find yourself operationally managing programmes, overseeing tendering and contracting, controlling budgets and engaging governments and civil society.
This position will mainly be based in an EU Delegation in developing countries.
To be equal to the challenge, you will require a degree level qualification in one of the following disciplines:
- Agricultural Science
- Business Administration
- Climate Change
- Forest Management
- Natural Resources
- Rural Development
- Social Science
This should be backed by six years’ experience in policy making and/or team management in the field of development coordination.
Finally, it is vital that you are fluent in one of the official European Union languages and that you have knowledge of one or more of the following languages: English, French, German, Portuguese or Spanish. (This can include your main and or second language).
- Interesting and challenging work that makes a real difference.
- An international environment with encouragement to continue developing your career.
- An attractive benefits package.
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The closing date for applications is 18 October 2011.