Brussels, Belgium
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Project Officer

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Application closing date: 19 August 2018

In order to strengthen our team, we are opening a full-time and fixed-term (29 Months – from October 2018 to December 2020) position as Project Officer to join our Secretariat in Brussels. The Project Officer will be responsible for the successful and timely completion of Eurocarers’ deliverables in the framework of two EU-funded Projects (Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 programmes). He/She will also contribute to the development of evidence-based policy recommendations building on these projects.

Overall tasks

  • Overall responsibility for the management of Eurocarers’ input in two European projects focusing on ICT-based solutions for integrated care (e.g. Smart textiles, Online training for care professionals, etc.), in close cooperation with the Executive Director;
  • Daily communication with EU project partners;
  • Organisation/Follow up to in-country focus groups meetings to test the solutions developed through the projects;
  • Development and update of project website, in collaboration with the Communication officer;
  • Preparation and processing of technical and financial reports;
  • Proactive dissemination of results;
  • Organisation of teleconferences / project meetings / workshops / conferences as required

Essential requirements

  • Adherence to Eurocarers’ vision (experience working with or as informal carer an asset);
  • Knowledge of EU institutions and procedures;
  • University degree (in European studies, law, economics, political sciences or international relations);
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in project management;
  • Excellent English writing skills (candidates not complying with the requested level will not be considered) – other languages are considered an asset;
  • Ability to work in small, busy multilingual team;
  • Ability to manage a complex workload and to plan and prioritise;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Open personality with strong interpersonal, communication and networking skills and a flexible and dynamic attitude.

Desirable requirements

  • Knowledge of both the Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ Programmes;
  • Experience in content management, communication and sharing;
  • Experience in community building;
  • Experience in the organisation of international meetings.

What we offer

  • An attractive salary package, including luncheon vouchers as well as health and pension insurances;
  • The opportunity to work in a dynamic international environment;
  • Possibility of flexible working arrangements.
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EUROCARERS is the European network representing informal carers and their organisations, irrespective of the particular age or health need of the person they are caring for.