Project Assistant Cyprus

 

JOB DESCRIPTION – Project Assistant

B&S Europe BUSINESS & STRATEGIES IN EUROPE S.A. is an international consulting firm based in Brussels since 1991 and member of the GOPA group. Our company provides advice for technical assistance projects in developing and transition countries all over the world.

In particular, B&S Europe is implementing the technical assistance to Support to civil society organisations (CSO) in the Turkish Cypriot community through inter-alia tailor made assistance, trainings, capacity building and networking with Greek Cypriot and other European Union's CSO, Cyprus, northern part of Cyprus, CY. This project started in September 2015 and will run until September 2020, thanks to an extension recently received on the 15th March 2018.

Job Purpose

In order to improve the efficiency and the work of Civic Space, B&S Europe is seeking for an additional Project Assistant to join the Civic Space team in the office based in the northern part of Nicosia.

Responsibilities

The main role of the Project Assistant is to support the Team of Experts working in Civic Space. Daily tasks include:

 Administrative management and financial follow-up of the project and of the Active Citizenship Mechanism (in-kind support to promote the scope of the project) according to EU procedures and rules: internal book keeping, organization and payment of invoices of service providers, liaising with service providers when services are needed, etc;

 Management of the office and its running costs;

 Assistance to Team Leader in the overview of the Incidental Expenditures (reimbursable costs), preparation of the requests for funds, liaison with the bank, monthly preparation of the petty cash monitoring tool;

 Organization of the files of the project (e-filing through project’s tools and monitoring of the hard copy of the relevant files)

 When needed, support to the Experts in translation & interpretation of internal material and meetings

 When needed, support to the experts in organization & logistics of the project’s activities.

 When needed, support to the experts in communication and event management

Requirements – Qualifications and skills

University degree;

 Fluency in English and Turkish; Greek is an asset

 Experience in administrative position is an asset

 Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point)

 Good accounting and financial monitoring skills

 Previous Experience in donors-funded projects is an asset

 Previous experience in communication/events management is an asset

Proposal

Very good work atmosphere and challenging daily work;

 Fix-termed contract for a duration of 30 months;

 Possibility of being trained by B&S Europe staff and by Civic Space team, consisting of 3 permanent international experts and 1 Project Assistant, working in the project since September 2015;

 Possibility to join a very motivated and professional Team;

 Possibility to learn EU project cycle management and professional growth opportunities;

 Exposure to a variety of interesting activities within a Team with long-standing experience in working with Civil Society organizations;

 Possibility of joining numerous events organized by Civic Space and not only.

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send an email to Vittoria Longato ( ) including your CV and a short cover letter in English by the 8th April 2018 COB.

This project is funded by the European Union and implemented by a consortium led by B&S Europe.

Job published date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Application Deadline: 
Monday, April 30, 2018
Country: 
Cyprus
Region: 
Mediterranean Countries
Status: 
Closed
Task description: 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION – Project Assistant

B&S Europe BUSINESS & STRATEGIES IN EUROPE S.A. is an international consulting firm based in Brussels since 1991 and member of the GOPA group. Our company provides advice for technical assistance projects in developing and transition countries all over the world.

In particular, B&S Europe is implementing the technical assistance to Support to civil society organisations (CSO) in the Turkish Cypriot community through inter-alia tailor made assistance, trainings, capacity building and networking with Greek Cypriot and other European Union's CSO, Cyprus, northern part of Cyprus, CY. This project started in September 2015 and will run until September 2020, thanks to an extension recently received on the 15th March 2018.

Job Purpose

In order to improve the efficiency and the work of Civic Space, B&S Europe is seeking for an additional Project Assistant to join the Civic Space team in the office based in the northern part of Nicosia.

Responsibilities

The main role of the Project Assistant is to support the Team of Experts working in Civic Space. Daily tasks include:

 Administrative management and financial follow-up of the project and of the Active Citizenship Mechanism (in-kind support to promote the scope of the project) according to EU procedures and rules: internal book keeping, organization and payment of invoices of service providers, liaising with service providers when services are needed, etc;

 Management of the office and its running costs;

 Assistance to Team Leader in the overview of the Incidental Expenditures (reimbursable costs), preparation of the requests for funds, liaison with the bank, monthly preparation of the petty cash monitoring tool;

 Organization of the files of the project (e-filing through project’s tools and monitoring of the hard copy of the relevant files)

 When needed, support to the Experts in translation & interpretation of internal material and meetings

 When needed, support to the experts in organization & logistics of the project’s activities.

 When needed, support to the experts in communication and event management

Requirements – Qualifications and skills

University degree;

 Fluency in English and Turkish; Greek is an asset

 Experience in administrative position is an asset

 Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point)

 Good accounting and financial monitoring skills

 Previous Experience in donors-funded projects is an asset

 Previous experience in communication/events management is an asset

Proposal

Very good work atmosphere and challenging daily work;

 Fix-termed contract for a duration of 30 months;

 Possibility of being trained by B&S Europe staff and by Civic Space team, consisting of 3 permanent international experts and 1 Project Assistant, working in the project since September 2015;

 Possibility to join a very motivated and professional Team;

 Possibility to learn EU project cycle management and professional growth opportunities;

 Exposure to a variety of interesting activities within a Team with long-standing experience in working with Civil Society organizations;

 Possibility of joining numerous events organized by Civic Space and not only.

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send an email to Vittoria Longato ( ) including your CV and a short cover letter in English by the 8th April 2018 COB.

This project is funded by the European Union and implemented by a consortium led by B&S Europe.

Qualifications: 

 

 

University degree;

 Fluency in English and Turkish; Greek is an asset

 Experience in administrative position is an asset

 Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point)

 Good accounting and financial monitoring skills

 Previous Experience in donors-funded projects is an asset

 Previous experience in communication/events management is an asset

 

 

 

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