European Union Delegation Job Vacancies
For all these positions, candidates must be full computer literate, fluent in English, other Nigerian languages is an advantage as would be French. The gross remuneration will be fixed according to the EU salary grid and will be raised depending on years of relevant professional experience.
The Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria applies a policy of equal opportunities. Background information on European Union activities in Nigeria can be found on the Delegation’s website:
www.delnga.ec.europa.eu, europa.eu. The EV Delegation provides its employees with an attractive remuneration medical reimbursement and pension scheme.
Job Position 1: Press & Information Officer (1 vacant post): Job No: 4785
The press & information officer is expected to provide professional expertise to the Delegation and lead all phases of the information and communication work such as, liaising with the local and international media; Developing cooperation relationship and establishing a contact data base on media; Communicating and Handling press and public inquiries on the activities of the European Union in general, and the European Union Delegation to Nigeria in particular; Advising and assisting the Delegation in information and public relations activities including coordinating interviews, press conferences and press releases; Generally developing and implementing the Information & Communication Strategy of the EU Delegation as may be directed by the Head of Delegation.
Education and experience
University Degree preferably in journalism/ communications. Computer literate and desk top publishing. A minimum of 10 year’s professional experience as a journalist in the print or electronic media. Work experience in the area of communication with development agencies. diplmatic missions or international organizations would be an advantage .
Job Position 2: Project Officer – Development Cooperation (Section of Rural Infrastructures and Social & Economic Development) Job No: 19560
The project officer is expected to provide technical expertise to the Delegation in all phases of the project management. cycle and in particular to ensure proper appraisal, monitoring of project’s implementation and sector review, most specifically in community development projects including rural infrastructure and social and economic development; Contribution to programming and mid-tem} review of the Country Strategy Paper. Actions to promote political dialogue in the context of the EU- Nigeria Joint Way Forward and engagement with actors at state and non-state levels; Operational follow-up of community development projects with civil society.
Education and experience:
University Degree in Economics, Engineering or Law (master or equivalent). A minimum of 3 years professional experience as project manager in the area of development cooperation, preferably with international organizations. specific experience in rural infrastructure sector, knowledge of EU rules and procedures, experience in the rural infrastructure sector and rural development will be considered as an advantage
Job Position 3: Project Officer-Development Cooperation (Sector of Political/democratic governance & Civil Society) Job No: 19554
The project officer is expected to provide technical expertise to the Delegation in all phases of the project management cycle and in particular to ensure proper apprdisal, monitoring of project’s implementation and sector review most specifically in the job sector of political/democratic govemance and civil society. As part of his duty he is in charge of the implementation of support to the electoral cycle and deepening democracy programme and a number of Budget-lines thematic programmes, ‘upport to Non State Actors and communications and interactions with mass media and acts as back -up for other projects within the section.
Education and experience
University Degree in Political Science, Law or International Relations (masters or equivalent). A minimum of 3 years professional experience as project manager in the area of development cooperation, preferably with international organizations with a spund knowledge of project management and monitoring will be essential. An experience in the area of political/democratic governance, experience in working with CSO/NGO in Nigeria and experience in working with EU
Method of Application
Application letters should cite the post on a motivation letter and enclose a c.v and should be sent BY EMAIL ONLY to: [email protected]
Deadline for receipt of applications: December 17, 2010