WORK POSITION: The European Union Delegation to The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is looking for an Administrative Assistant


The Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development (SeeD) in Nicosia, is currently receiving applications for the position of Administrative Assistant.
The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Administration and Finance Officer to provide support to the work of SeeD in the context of finance, accounting, administration, procurement and human resources. The responsibilities include the following:
Finance and Accounting:
• Support the Chief Financial Officer to prepare journal entries to record all income and expenditure in QuickBooks and file supporting documentation on a regular basis. • Assist other SeeD colleagues in preparing expense reports and other financial docs as needed. • Ensure that all expenses are coded to the correct budget line before they are sent to the Chief Financial Officer. • In coordination with the Chief Operating Officer, review status of relevant expenditures and compare with approved budget. • Support the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer to produce all required donor financial or narrative reports, by collecting relevant information from the research team. • Contribute to the preparation of project related documents, such as cash transfer requests, milestone payment requests, etc. • Manage a petty cash fund as needed for the office. Project Administration, Procurement and Human Resources:
• Collect quotations and bids for approved purchase requests and ensure all required documentation is in place, with the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer. • Handle payments through deposits at bank accounts in Cyprus and through transfers to bank accounts outside of Cyprus • With support from the Chief Operating Officer, and the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer manage personnel and human resources related tasks • Assist the Chief Operational Officer in facilitating the smooth flowing of routine, administrative work with due care for all applicable rules and regulations. • Ensure proper filing of all financial, administrative, procurement and human resources documents.
• Coordinate the provision of logistical support to the research team, including work group meetings, public facilitations, travel abroad, etc. • Assist the research team by ensuring needed supplies are purchased for conferences, events, etc • Other administrative duties as assigned. The contract for this position will be for consultancy services. The duration of the contract will be from 15th June 2017 to 31st October 2017, subject to renewal. The time-effort of the position will be full-time, with fees of 1,000 EUR per month. The duty station of the Administrative Assistant will be Nicosia, Cyprus.
Essential Qualifications
• Degree in Business, Accounting, Secretariat Studies, Social Sciences, Humanities, or other relevant field. • Minimum 2 years experience with office and finance administration • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and in either Turkish or Greek. • Good knowledge of common software programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat etc.). • Strong commitment to peace, sustainable development and the principles of SeeD. • Strong communication, organization and prioritization skills. • Strong sense of attention to detail, responsibility and thoroughness. The following additional qualifications can be considered an advantage
• Trilingual language skills: Greek, Turkish and English. • Experience working with Inter-communal NGOs in Cyprus. • Knowledge of accounting software (QuickBooks preferably). To apply please submit the following to the email address: by Tuesday 06th June 2017, 12 noon at the latest:
1. A cover letter explaining how the qualifications are covered
2. A CV
3. Contact details for two referees.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview. All interviews for short-listed candidates will take place on Monday 12th June 2017, in Nicosia.

Call for national experts in lifelong guidance and careers education

Cedefop is looking for national experts based across Europe to cooperate for the development of national lifelong guidance and careers education systems.

An expert is needed in each of the 28 EU Member States, as well as in Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.

Applications and supporting documents (CV and other documents demonstrating the suitability) should be sent by 12 May 2017 to:

You can find all related information and documentation at :

Call for national experts in lifelong guidance and careers education

Cedefop is looking for national experts based across Europe to cooperate for the development of national lifelong guidance and careers education systems.
An expert is needed in each of the 27 EU Member States, as well as in Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey.
Applications and supporting documents (CV and other documents demonstrating the suitability) should be sent by 28 April 2017 cob to the following e-mail:

Vacancy for the post of Planning Officer (AD 5) in the European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

The closing date for submission of the applications is 19 April 2017 at 13:00h (Brussels time). EASO will disregard any application received after that date and time.

WORK POSITION-Assistants to Operational Departments_short-term replacement

Deadline for applications: 4 April 2017
Reference Cedefop/2017/02/CA
Type of contract Contract agent Function group/grade FG II Initial contract duration 3 years renewable once Place of employment Thessaloniki (Greece)

For more information

Project Associate/UNDP in Cyprus

Location :
Nicosia, CYPRUS
Application Deadline :
10-Mar-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left :
10d 20h 21m
Additional Category :
Governance and Peacebuilding
Type of Contract :
Individual Contract
Post Level :
National Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :
Initially up to September 2017 with possibility of extension. AssociateProject Associate


Linguistic Assistants
Open Day for application: 06/04/2017 Deadline: 11/05/2017 – 12:00

Macroeconomics and Financial Economics
Open Day for application: 20/04/2017 Deadline: 23/05/2017 – 12:00

Administrators – food safety
Open Day for application: 04/05/2017 Deadline: 07/06/2017 – 12:00

Open Day for application: 18/05/2017 Deadline: 20/06/2017 – 12:00

Proof-readers/language editors
Open Day for application: 15/06/2017 Deadline: 18/07/2017 – 12:00–search%22%3E%3Cspan+class%3D%22sr-only%22%3ESearch%3C%2Fspan%3E%3C%2Fspan%3E

Call for expressions of interest – Communications officer

The ECA is recruiting a member of contract staff (Function Group IV) in the Directorate of the Presidency (DOP). The role of the DOP is to help the President execute the ECA’s mission. It has direct responsibilities in the areas of strategy, communications, institutional relations, publications, liaison, protocol and visits. Our aim is to be dynamic, open and professional in disseminating ECA-related information, optimising the work of the institution and ensuring an effective participation in the professional public audit community.

The DOP Communications team is responsible for internal and external communications, informing stakeholders about our activities, work and output through online, offline and social media channels.
The basic monthly salary for Function Group IV, grade 13, step 1, is currently € 3 246.70, which is subject to EU tax and exempt from national tax. In addition, staff members are eligible for certain allowances under the conditions laid down in the conditions of employment of the other servants of the European Union (hereafter CEOS). EU institutions have their own pension and health systems for which contributions are deducted from the salary at source. Staff members’ children can benefit from free enrolment at the European School.

The person recruited will be expected to contribute to:
– development and monitoring of the ECA’s online communications strategies and activities;
– management of the ECA’s internet and intranet sites, including preparation of web content, management of web developments in collaboration with IT, monitoring of website usage and dealing with requests from other internal services;
– management of the ECA’s social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube) and our institution’s Twitter profile;
– development and implementation of the ECA’s e-publishing policy;
– ad hoc communications project, such as online marketing campaigns, social media promotions etc.; and
preparation of audio-visual material.

On the deadline for application, the successful candidate will have:
1. Qualifications
In accordance with Article 10 of the CEOS:
– a level of education corresponding to a completed course of university studies leading to a degree, where the normal period of study is four years or more; or
– a level of education corresponding to a completed course of university studies leading to a degree, where the normal period of study is no less than three years, and at least one year of relevant professional experience; or
– where justified in the interests of the service, an equivalent level of professional training.
The degree will preferably be in the fields of communication, public relations, journalism or advertising.
2. Professional experience
At least three years of professional experience (acquired after the qualifications defined above) in journalism, communications, public relations or related field – ideally in an international environment – with proven skills in, and/or good knowledge of:
– management of web developments and web-based communications;
– communicating with different public audiences, including through social media;
– oral and written communication techniques and practice, including web copywriting;
– online communication tools and processes (content management systems, analytics tools, etc.) and social networks. Knowledge of SharePoint CMS and PIWIK analytics tools would be an advantage;
– web usability and accessibility rules;
– the EU institutions, and the political framework in which they operate; and
– the ECA’s mission and activities.
3. Specific skills
– Strong organisational capacity and ability to cope with pressure, to prioritise and work within tight deadlines, and to respond to issues as they arise;
– proven team player with excellent drafting and communication skills, able to explain complex matters in clear language to different audiences in a creative and convincing manner;
– good interpersonal and negotiation skills;
– well-developed sense of creativity; and
– reliability and commitment.
4. Language knowledge
Candidates must demonstrate a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another EU language.
Due to the nature of the duties, an excellent knowledge of English is required. The knowledge of other EU working languages (i.e. French or German) would be an advantage.
The Court is an equal opportunities employer with a policy of non-discrimination, and welcomes applications from all qualified men and women.

In accordance with Article 12, point 2, of the CEOS, candidates must:
– be a national of an EU Member State;
– enjoy full rights as citizens;
– have fulfilled any obligations imposed on them by the recruitment laws concerning military service; and
– meet the character requirements for the duties involved.

The files of the eligible candidates will be examined by a Selection Committee which will draw up a short list of the candidates it deems most suitable for the post.
The Committee will then conduct interviews in order to establish a reserve list of the best candidates.
The fact of being included in the reserve list does in no way constitute a right to recruitment. The validity of the reserve list will expire on 31 December 2017 but may be extended at the discretion of the ECA.
Applications, written in English or French, should comprise:
– a letter of motivation (max. one page);
– an up-to-date CV (max. five pages), which must be in the “Europass” format in order to be accepted (see:

Any application failing to adhere strictly to these instructions will be rejected.
The deadline for applications is 15 December 2016 at noon


A Bulgarian consulting company is looking for experts in all member states in the field of European Social Fund interventions to build a network in support of the European Defence Agency.

The experts are expected to provide support to the local defence-related institutions and enterprises in the development of project proposals for building of key skills and competences, eligible for ESF financing. At this stage they need to send their CV and sign a declaration of agreement to be part of the network. The declaration form will be provided to them.

The payment of the consultations given by the experts will be based on the established European standards through a regular agreement that will be concluded upon the launching of the contract by the EDA.

In case you know someone that might be interested you may contact the company at Deadline 25 August 2016.images (1)