Project Officer (m/f/d)

European Trade Union Confederation 2-3y Junior Level  Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium 20 Jun 2019

Job Description

The European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) is currently recruiting a

Project Officer (m/f/d)

to work full time on a fixed term contract of 2 years.

Under the supervision of the ETUC Confederal Secretary responsible for the migration dossier, the project officer will support a small team in running two EU funded projects under the DG HOME Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).

Job Description

  • Support the team in the daily coordination and administration of projects (organise, participate in and follow-up of meetings and events, preparation and translation of invitations and agendas, proof reading, drafting minutes and reports)
  • General project management (design, budgeting, implementation and reporting)
  • Coordinate project partners and experts (liaising and supervising the work of partners /experts involved)
  • Over-see the production of written documents by experts and others
  • Manage the web portal of the LABOUR-INT 2 project and UnionMigrantNet (drafting posts, keeping info updated, encouraging an active input from participants)
  • Follow EU policy development and policy debates on migration
  • Collate and prepare, in a timely manner, all information needed for technical reporting to the European Commission, including validating invoices, content of partner reports
  • Assist with communication and outreach activities related to the project


The successful candidate must have knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent written and spoken English, with a very good command of a second language, preferably French or Italian.  Other languages would be an asset
  • Experience in dealing with European projects both in terms of content and technical reporting and an understanding of the project cycle of DG HOME
  • Knowledge of EU migration policies, the EU institutional framework as well as of the key stakeholders in the field of migration policies
  • ICT skills: Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Web portals
  • Good communication skills (effective communication with members, project partners, etc)
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills, precision and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in working with or within the trade union movement, either at national or European level

We offer

  • We offer a competitive salary and an attractive package of fringe benefits in line with qualifications and experience
  • The daily work will be undertaken in the ETUC offices in Brussels. Frequent travel will be required
  • Please forward a CV and cover letter to Sinead Tiernan, Head of Human Resources, ETUC at by 28 June 2019
  • Short listed candidates will be invited to interviews during the week of 15 July

Please don’t forget to mention in your application!