MINELRES: Job vacancies: Project Manager and Assistant, European Roma and Travellers Forum

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Fri Feb 16 19:15:13 2007


Original sender: ERTF <ertf@coe.int>


Job vacancies:  Project Manager (full-time) 
                Project Assistant (full-time) 

The European Roma and Travellers Forum is looking for a Project Manager
and a Project Assistant to set up its new subsidiary in Brussels. 

Job Description (Project Manager) 

- in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Forum, set up and maintain
a functional office in Brussels, 
- establish and maintain good working relations with the European
Commission, Parliament and other EU institutions and national government
representations,
- liaise with the national member organizations and the Secretariat in
Strasbourg and keep them informed about relevant developments affecting
Roma at EU level,
- in cooperation with the ERTF Secretariat, draft regular reports on
specific policy areas, 
- in cooperation with the Secretariat and the network members issue
policy recommendations to the EU institutions on specific policy areas
and policies affecting Roma,
- establish and maintain good working relations with civil society
organizations working in Brussels, in particular with the Commission
sponsored networks.

Requirements 

- University degree in Social Sciences or Law, 
- minimum of three years of experience in a similar position with a
national NGO or public administration, 
- knowledge and understanding of the situation of Roma in Europe, 
- knowledge and understanding of EU politics, in particular on areas
which particularly affect Roma, 
- good communication and writing skills, 
- professional fluency in English and good knowledge of Romani
compulsory, 
- additional language skills in particular of French will be considered
as an asset. 

Job Description (Project Assistant) 

- assist the project manager in his/her daily duties, 
- perform administrative tasks including book-keeping. 

Requirements 

- University degree in Social Sciences or Law or commensurate
professional experience, 
- professional fluency in English and good knowledge of Romani
compulsory, 
- additional language in particular of French and Dutch will be
considered as an asset, 
- flexibility and adaptability. 

Candidates must be nationals of a Council of Europe member State and
must be aged under 55 on the closing date of the vacancy notice.

Both positions are initially limited until 15 December 2007. 

Applications 

Interested persons should send their application together with a cover
letter and CV outlining their interest and experience in English, French
or Romani to:

European Roma and Travellers Forum 
c/o Council of Europe
rue Toreau
F - 67075 Strasbourg
E-mail: ertf@ertf.org

Letters of recommendation from Roma or Traveller NGOs as well as of
recommendation from a former employer will be
appreciated.

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