European Trade Union Confederation: Project officer

The ETUC is currently recruiting a Project officer to work on an 80% basis (4 days per week) on a fixed term contract of 2 years from Jan 2017 – Dec 2018

Pracovné ponuky

Under the supervision of the ETUC Deputy Confederal Secretary responsible for the migration and mobility dossiers, the project officer will support a small team in running EU funded projects under the DG EMPL budget line as well as the DG HOME Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, (AMIF)


Job Description

  • Support the team in the daily coordination and administration of projects (organise, participate in and follow-up of meetings and events, preparation and translation of invitations and agendas, proof reading, drafting minutes and reports).
  • General project management (design, budgeting, implementation and reporting).
  • Coordinate project partners and experts (liaising and supervising the work of partners /experts involved).
  • Over-see the production of written documents by experts and others.
  • Manage the web portal of our AMIF project – UnionMigrantNet (drafting posts, keeping info updated, encouraging an active input from participants).
  • Follow EU policy development and policy debates on migration and mobility.
  • Collate and prepare, in a timely manner, all information needed for technical reporting to the European Commission, including validating invoices, content of partner reports.
  • Assist with communication and outreach activities related to the project.



The successful candidate must have knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Excellent written and spoken English, with a very good command of a second language, preferably French or vice versa. Other languages would be an asset.
  • Experience with European projects and an understanding of the project cycle both those from DG EMPL and DG HOME.
  • Knowledge of EU migration and mobility policies, the EU institutional framework as well as of the key stake holders in the fields of migration and mobility policies.
  • ICT skills: Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Web portals
  • Good communication skills (effective communication with members, project partners, etc). Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Experience in the trade union movement.

We offer

We offer a good salary, excellent working conditions and a challenging job as part of a friendly and motivated team.


The daily work will be undertaken in the ETUC offices in Brussels. Frequent travel will be required.

Please forward a CV and cover letter to Sinead Tiernan, Head of Human Resources, ETUC by 31 Dec 2016

Interviews will be organised during the week of 16 January 2017

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