Training and Project Officer

BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation

Training and Project Officer

BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation

Brussels, Belgium

Full-time position to start in November 2019
18-Month contract (with the possibility of extension)

BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation, is looking for a Training and Project Officer to reinforce its Capacity Building team, in particular on files related to Consumer Policy.

The tasks of the Positions will include to:

  • Contribute to the overall implementation of an EU project aimed at developing and providing trainings in the EU for consumer organisations and other actors in consumer policy;
  • In collaboration with the project manager, organise a Train-the-trainers seminar in Brussels based on interactive and adult-education methodologies;
  • Design and develop training programmes and material which will also be used by trainers during national trainings;
  • Ensure coherence in the delivery of trainings (including by attending national courses) as well as their follow-up and evaluation;
  • Coordinate the work of different experts and EU/national project partners, including on communication aspects;
  • Assist BEUC member organisations with the development of project plans, reports, and proposals for other fundable work;
  • Facilitate transnational collaboration between national consumer organisations on fundraising and projects.

The main qualifications we are looking for are:

  • A candidate with a relevant University degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience in setting-up and facilitating adult trainings/seminars/workshops;
  • A candidate with experience in preparing project plans, reporting to donors, and coordinating project implementation;
  • A candidate with demonstrated capacity to develop teaching content (ideally on Consumer Affairs subject matters) and training material;
  • with demonstratable experience in delivering projects;
  • with interest in or willingness to learn about consumer affairs;
  • with good communication/presentation skills and a positive attitude to interact with people from different cultural backgrounds;
  • a team player, well-organised, capable of multitasking and of delivering to challenging deadlines;
  • and with excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Good knowledge of French or another EU language is an asset, as is past experience in fundraising.

What we offer:

  • A multicultural working environment within an organisation dedicated to promoting the consumer interests;
  • The opportunity to meet and work with consumer representatives and experts from 30 European countries;
  • A full-time contract with a competitive package (salary, fringe benefits and extra-legal paid leave).

Please note that the position will require the person to travel.

Applications for the position should be sent by the 1st of September 2019 by e-mail to apply@beuc.eu with subject line: Training and Project Officer.

Interviews will take place in Brussels in the first half of September.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a second round of interviews.

Your application should include the following documents (with your name as title):

  1. A short motivation letter;
  2. A detailed curriculum-vitae;
  3. In a separate file, answers to the following questions:
  • Why would you like to work at BEUC and why should we appoint you?
    • Briefly explain your motivation to work at BEUC, what can distinguish you from other candidates, using maximum 150 words.
  • What are for you the main challenges in adult training?
    • Using maximum 250 words.
  • In your opinion, what are the features of a good project plan?
    • Using maximum 250 words.

Any incomplete application will be disregarded.

BEUC is an equal-opportunities employer.

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