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VA20P118V02 - Project Assistant

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Job Location: Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2020


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 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.

Project Overview:
The European Return and Reintegration Network (ERRIN) is an operational initiative, developed by a consortium of migration agencies from over 15 European countries in close co-operation with the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs of the European Commission and FRONTEX. ERRIN aims to implement activities that support, facilitate, and improve national return practices. The scope of ERRIN includes voluntary as well as forced return and post-arrival as well as pre-departure activities.

ICMPD, an ERRIN implementing partner, is inviting all interested candidates to apply for the Project Administrative Assistant position within ERRIN.

Please be advised that this post is subject to the approval and availability of project funding.

Job Description:
The Project Administrative Assistant provides horizontal support to the implementation of activities of the Project Management Unit (PMU) of ERRIN. S/he carries out tasks in support of project development and implementation and provides administrative support to project management processes.

The Project Administrative Assistant assists in the administrative processes and support functions of the PMU. 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 suppliers. S/he is responsible for maintaining the filing system.

The Project Administrative Assistant takes care of the project office ensuring carefully it is equipped and a well-functioning workspace. The Project Administrative Assistant works under the overall supervision of the Senior Programme Manager and direct supervision of the Project Officer ensuring a smooth and timely delivery of project activities under the work plan and working collaboratively with all members of the PMU.


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