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VA21P020V01 - Programme Assistant

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Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Duration: 16 months (Maternity Replacement)
Closing Date: 01 Mar 2021


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 18 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Unit Overview:
ICMPD is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Programme Assistant for the Research Unit.

Please note that this position is subject to approval and availability of project funds.

Job Description:
The Programme Assistant supports implementation of activities of one or several project(s). S/he carries out tasks in support of project development and implementation and provides administrative support to project management processes.

The Programme Assistant is responsible for the administrative processes and support functions in projects. S/he organises project events and meetings being responsible for the management and implementation of the logistical arrangements and follow up. S/he compiles and prepares inputs to meetings, project reports, presentations and communication materials and processes activities in support of recruitment and procurement actions as well as manages contracts with contractors. S/he is responsible for maintaining project’s filing system.

The Programme Assistant works under the supervision of the Head of Research and the responsible Project Manager/s ensuring a smooth and timely delivery of project activities under the Project’s work plan and collaboratively with all members of Project Team(s) in Policy, Research, and Strategy (PRS) and Migration Dialogues and Cooperation (MDC) directorates where relevant.


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