TRIALOG is currently looking for a full time trainee – Junior Liaison Officer based in Brussels (the main TRIALOG office is in Vienna), starting on 7 January 2014.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
(-) Assisting the Liaison Officer with tasks related to supporting Liaison Officers in the EU13 platforms:
o undertaking research to contribute to policy digest papers;
o providing a contact point for queries and requests for assistance.
(-) Compiling a TRIALOG country report on Serbia with guidance from the Liaison Officer.
(-) Completing other research projects to be determined in cooperation with the Liaison Officer.
(-) Supporting the Liaison Officer with the logistical and content preparation necessary for the study visit to Brussels, planned for the 1st half of 2014.
(-) Carrying out other office support tasks as and when necessary, including attending and reporting back from relevant meetings, supporting and carrying out administrative tasks.
(-) Participating in TRIALOG events in other European countries if and when appropriate.
(-) Recent graduate in a subject related to International Development, European Affairs or similar.
(-) Familiarity with development cooperation, the neighbourhood and pre-accession regions and Brussels-based advocacy work.
(-) Interest in the newer member states of the EU (EU13).
(-) Strong work ethic and willingness to play an active role in a small international team.
(-) Excellent communication skills and fluency in English. Knowledge of French and other European languages is an asset.
Eligibility: Applicants must have the right to live and work in Belgium. EU13 applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. TRIALOG is fully committed to gender equal opportunities and cultural diversity. TRIALOG is unable to cover travel costs for applicants invited for interview, although telephone/Skype interviews are possible.
Salary: The gross salary is 751 Euro per month according to the Belgian Convention d’immersion professionnelle contract together with the covering of local travel costs. The position will last for a total of six months, including a trial period of one month.
Please send your CV and covering letter to Mirjam Sutrop, TRIALOG Liaison Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 November 2013. Please use ‘TRIALOG JLO’ as your title. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will take place in mid- November.
Information provided by TRIALOG