Project Officer Economist – The European Union Delegation


The deadline for applications is : 28/03/2021

The European Union Delegation to Sudan is looking for:

Project Officer Economist

We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.

We offer

We offer a post of Project Officer /Economist. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Project Officer – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function, the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to the Cooperation Section under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant Head of section.

This position is in Group I; gross starting remuneration will be determined depending on years of relevant experience as foreseen in the applicable Local Agents’ regulations and rules.

We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;

2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;

3. Has an excellent knowledge of English and Arabic;

4. Diploma of Higher Education;

5. Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management related to Private sector and trade and Public Finance management

The following will be considered an asset:

1. Master’s degree in economics or finance;

2. Knowledge of Project monitoring methods and techniques;

3. Knowledge of other EU languages;

4. Deep knowledge of economics;

5. Capacity to analyse and structure information.

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to [email protected](link sends e-mail) . Candidates may apply for more than one vacancy but it is required to indicate this in the cover letter referring to the specific vacancy of their interest. The package should include a cover letter, (maximum 2 pages explaining your interest and suitability for this position, as well as a detailed CV (also maximum 2 pages).

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to [email protected](link sends e-mail)

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include an interview if necessary – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually; however, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.

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