JOB OFFER
Project Assistant for b-solutions at the Association of European Border Regions.

 

The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is looking for a Project Assistant to support the implementation of the b-solutions initiative, a project promoted by the European Commission and managed by AEBR. The aim of b-solutions is to explore obstacles to the realisation of cross-border cooperation practices and to find innovative solutions to them.

The position is to be filled from the 01st of February 2022.

 

About the Association of European Border Regions:

The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is a Europe-wide organisation representing border and cross-border regions towards national and international institutions. AEBR aims to support exchange among border regions in the European Union and beyond and does so through various projects to promote cross-border cooperation structures. AEBR’s official headquarters is in Gronau (North-Rhine-Westphalia), the project office is based in Berlin.

 

About the job:

The job is full-time (39 hours/week) and based in AEBR’s project office in Berlin, from February 2022 to December 2023. The working language is English.

As a suitable candidate, you will assist in the implementation of the b-solutions project, an initiative funded by the European Commission’ DG REGIO. Tasks include:

  • providing information to potential participants;

  • promote the action amongst stakeholders;

  • coordinate communication with beneficiaries of the project;

  • promote various calls for proposals and assist in overseeing their implementation;

  • preparing, administering and controlling necessary documents;

  • communicate the initiative’s results on various channels;

  • help draft various publications showcasing its findings on solutions to obstacles of a legal and administrative nature with respect to cross-border cooperation practices;

  • keeping track of the procedure.

 

The team is composed by people from different European countries.

The position grants a strong experience in EU project management and implementation, and vast knowledge in EU affairs, especially with focus on regional policy and European Territorial Cooperation.

 

Needed competencies:

The person filling the vacancy is expected to have following competencies to best support the team:

  • communication in English and a second European language, at least C1 (cfr. reference);

  • knowledge of cross-border cooperation and European policy making;

  • organisation and accuracy, attention to detail;

  • teamwork and collaboration;

  • interest for or previous experience in assisting the management of an international project (administrative and logistic support);

  • autonomy.

Initiative and basic familiarity with law are strong assets.

 

The position is to be filled from the 01st of February 2022 on a full-time basis (39 hours/week) and is based in AEBR’s project office in Berlin. The contract is 22-months-long and the salary is in accordance with the civil service collective agreement (TVöD) of the German system, corresponding to about 36,000 Euros gross yearly.

 

Contacts:

If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send your CV and motivation letter (no more than 1 page) to Anna Cinzia Dellagiacoma at c.dellagiacoma@aebr.eu

 

Deadline for applications: 8th of January 2022,  midnight

 

Interviews will take place on the 13th and 14th of January 2022 in AEBR Berlin’s office or on Zoom