Junior Project Manager

EJTN - European Judicial Training Network

Junior Project Manager

EJTN - European Judicial Training Network

Brussels, Belgium

Two vacancies have arisen for the post of Junior Project Manager at the headquarters of the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN) in Brussels.

The European Judicial Training Network is an international not-for-profit association governed by the provisions of Belgian law relating to non-profit making associations, foundations and non-profit making international associations.

This association, gathering the training institutions for the judiciary of all European Union Member States has, as its aim, the promotion of training programmes with a genuine European dimension for the members of the European judiciary.

Within the framework of the creation of a European area of freedom, security and justice, EJTN affirms itself as a major platform where its Members cooperate on the analysis and identification of the training needs of the judiciaries of the Member States, the exchange and dissemination of experience in the field of judicial training and the design of programmes and methods for collaborative training. Additionally, EJTN serves as an arena for the coordination of Members’ programmes and activities in matters relating to European law and those which concern initiatives of the EU and the dissemination of knowledge about the legal systems of EU member States.

While dedicated to excellence in European judicial training, EJTN works closely with the European Commission and with nearly 40 EU national judicial bodies, which are Members and Observers of EJTN. The EJTN Secretary General, whenever appropriate, ensures compatibility between the programme of activities of EJTN and the priorities set by the European Union.

Key responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Secretary General and the Head of the Exchange Programme Unit, the Junior Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating training activities in the framework of the Exchange Programme. The tasks pertaining to the position include non-exhaustively:

  • Coordinating and attending training activities for judges and prosecutors of the EU MS in EJTN partner institutions: scheduling the training activities, liaising with EJTN members and partner institutions, providing participants with information and support, etc.;
  • Liaising with the finance unit to ensure expense reimbursement of the participants;
  • Participating to the drafting of key documents (meeting materials and minutes, guidelines, communication tools, operational reports, etc.) and establishing post-activity reports based on the feedback received from participants;
  • Participating to the organization and administrative support of the Exchange Programme Unit related meetings and activities;
  • Ensuring the external representation of the EJTN and cooperation with partners in relation to the portfolio.

Qualification and experience required

  • A post-secondary education attested by a diploma in relation to the profile of the post;
  • Proven professional experience in project coordination and management;
  • High level of English and French (ability to communicate accurately in both languages – in writing and orally); other EU languages an asset;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and to travel 20-30 days a year;
  • Service oriented, good organisation skills, eye for detail, team spirit, ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines and priorities;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral);
  • Rigorous and able to meet deadlines and priorities;
  • Able to draft correspondence and edit materials;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Fully computer literate; knowledge of the Office software and a plus if experience with accounting software;
  • Flexibility, adaptability and solidarity with co-workers.

Vacancy specification

The positions are intended to be a full time one, initial fixed-term contract under Belgian law.

The interviews will be conducted in the last week of August 2019, and the expected start date is early September 2019.


To apply for this position, please email to ejtn@ejtn.eu by Friday 23rd August 2019 your CV with a motivation letter highlighting your expectations and stating your current notice period and salary expectations. Furthermore, please add therein a self-written statement, as written below, authorising EJTN to process your personal data in accordance with EJTN’s Data Protection and Privacy Statement.

Compliance with EJTN’s Data Protection and Privacy Statement

Including the following self-written statement, authorising EJTN to process your personal data, is mandatory and a prerequisite for applying for employment or an internship at EJTN. Without this statement, your application will not be considered and your application will be deleted.

“I hereby consent to EJTN collecting and processing my personal data for the exclusive purposes involved with seeking employment or an internship position. I have reviewed the details of how EJTN processes, shares, transfers, uses and protects private data as well as my rights from EJTN’s full Data Protection and Privacy Statement.”

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