Internship for the International Development Unit - Business Development Assistant

Stantec

Internship for the International Development Unit - Business Development Assistant

Stantec

La Hulpe, Belgium

Looking for an ambitious and high potential trainee for our main IFI Client.

Description

At STANTEC we believe growing a great engineering, consulting and construction services company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary. We believe that building a great career is as important as Building a Better World.

If working on the best sustainable energy and environmental projects around the world, building on your talents through a premier knowledge-sharing culture, and connecting across borders with some of the world’s top talent appeals to you, join us.

STANTEC International Development, based in La Hulpe, is the STANTEC unit that provides consulting services to international institutions, such as the European Commission (EC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and EU bilateral donors such as DFID. Our services include design, procurement and construction supervision for water and wastewater, energy and climate change projects as well as management support, monitoring and evaluation of large investment programmes. Our main geographical focus lies on Europe, Africa and other developing countries.

Your role

You will be supporting the business development team in all the various tasks related to preparation of competitive tenders, mainly with the European Commission and its different DGs. You will be required to demonstrate a combination of discipline, flexibility, and precision in all tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Support STANTEC recruitment team in the identification of external consultants, preparation of CV and related administrative documents;
  • Assist with sourcing appropriate candidates through Stantec’s internal expert database, other internal and external networks, industry events and online media such as LinkedIn;
  • Researching and analyzing project background information; undertake business intelligence researches, preparation of synthesis and reports;
  • Support STANTEC Bid manager during the expression of interest and bid preparation processes for international projects, including administrative support following strict EU procurement procedures;
  • Drafting background documents;
  • Support in identifying and recruiting potential partners.

Requirements

  • Academic background: BA or MA in International Relations, Economy, Political Science, Environment, Energy. PhD is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the European Commission external assistance policies would be considered as an advantage;
  • Professional/Academic experience in the field of environment/energy/climate change/food security or in a similar technical assistance environment would be considered as an asset;
  • Proven drafting skills in English;
  • IT-skills: advanced use of MS Office;
  • Multitask personality, rigorous, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Creative, communicative, open-minded and results-oriented;
  • Languages: solid written and spoken English and ideally French;
  • Work ethics, dynamism and ability to cope with multiple tasks.

The internship will take place in our office in La Hulpe, Belgium and will start on 1st March for a period of six months. It’s a paid internship.

If you are ready to work in a fast-moving, international environment, please send your detailed CV (in English only) in electronic format quoting Intern/1S-2020 not later than 31th January 2020 to: santiago.almagro@stantec.com (BD Coordinator).

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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