Project Assistants in the Latin America, ENP East and Turkey Department

B&S Europe BUSINESS & STRATEGIES IN EUROPE S.A. is an international consulting firm based in Brussels since 1991 and member of the GOPA group. Our company provides advice for technical assistance projects in developing and transition countries, particularly to Public and Governmental Institutions. Our main fields of expertise are Institutional Reform and Capacity Building, in areas such as Justice and Home Affairs, Regional and Local Development and Security.
B&S Europe has managed projects in more than 100 countries worldwide and has a long standing involvement with clients including international donor agencies, particularly with the European Commission, National Governments and their agencies. .
Our Mission
Our mission is to contribute to the economic and social development of third and transition countries both by providing international high quality consulting advice and working closely with local expertise to better tackle local problems and existent needs.
Job Purpose
In order to contribute to its international expansion, B&S Europe is seeking for 2 highly motivatedProject Assistants to join our Latin America, ENP East and Turkey Department.
Assist the Project Managers in daily tasks including:
  • Support management of projects: monitoring of the activities, liaison with the experts, mobilization of short term expertise, administrative management etc.;
  • Working on Europeaid requests for projects;
  • Searching for experts through the B&S Europe database and/or local partners to participate in projects;
  • Preparation of technical offers (constitution of the expert team; support in the writing of technical offers);
  • Researching and expanding our network of local partners and experts;
  • Participating in the development of creative and efficient project management.
  • Updating and improving IT system and database;
  • Very good work atmosphere and company culture;
  • High level of responsibilities integrated within a highly horizontal management style;
  • Possibility to join a very motivated and professional team ;
  • Exposure to a variety of interesting projects within a company with long-standing experience in working for EU Institutions all over the world;
  • Possibility to develop professional consultancy skills, with a focus on public sector.
  • Field missions in some of the countries where projects are implemented;
Qualifications and profile:
  • Recent graduate or advanced student in international law, development or similar;
  • Proved interest in the international cooperation and development field;
  • Ability to interact with people and establish good relationships;
  • Fluent Spanish and English speaker; working proficiency of French
  • Capacity to work within a team;
  • Capacity for independent decision-making and taking initiative;
  • Good computer skills MS Office (Excel Word Power Point), Internet, and database;
  • Dynamic, good capacity of relationship and interaction with people, high level of commitment and integrity,
  • Willingness to work in Brussels for long term.
Please note that an internship agreement with a University or any other institutions is required. This is a full time position for a period of 6 months, starting on 1st March, in Brussels; internship allowance is €600 per month.
Contact Details:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to Mr. Mathieu JUNCA (Mathieu.Junca@bseurope.com) with Mr. Ignacio Valero (Ignacio.Valero-Marti@bseurope.com) in copy under the heading “Project Assistant: Latin America/ENP East/Turkey Department”. Only candidates with an internship agreement will be considered. Due to high number of applications, only pre-selected candidates will be contacted.