The European Endowment for Democracy is looking for committed and experienced Grants Manager(s) to support its flexible democracy support work.
Specifically, EED is looking for Grants Manager(s) to support EED in the contractual and financial management of EED Grants in Turkey and the Western Balkans, as well as in other countries of EED’s geographic focus.
Deadline for applications: 11 December 2019.
The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is an independent, grant-making organisation, established in 2013 by the European Union (EU) and EU member states to foster democracy in the countries of the European Neighbourhood and beyond.
Since its inception, EED has provided over 800 grants and evolved into a vibrant, innovative and respected member of the democracy support community. EED funds a vast array of pro-democracy actors including human rights and political activists, pro-democratic movements, civil society organisations, independent journalists and media.
This is a great opportunity to join EED in a challenging and varied role. As Grants Manager, you will work in a small team responsible for the financial and contractual management of EED grants to civil society and independent media. Experience of grant-making financial and contractual procedures in government, international organisations or civil society and a good knowledge of democracy support procedures are essential. At least five years relevant experience is required for this position.
*Priority will be given to candidates who speak these languages.
Reporting directly to the Director of Operations, the position consists of:
The Grants Manager reports directly to the Director of Operations and shall be responsible for (in addition to the above-mentioned):
Please make sure you meet all required qualifications and experience before applying. Applicants must upload a cover letter, a CV (in the Europass format), and contact information for three references via this website.
Failure to submit these three documents shall result in the exclusion of the applicant concerned from the selection procedure.
Applications should be made online using “Apply Now” link on this page. After successfully submitting your application you will receive an automatic email confirming receipt of your application.
Applications should be submitted no later than 11 December 2019, midnight (Brussels time). Written online tests are planned. Only pre-selected candidates will be invited to such tests. Interviews will be planned in Brussels for short-listed candidates following the written test.
The applications will not be returned to candidates but will be kept on file by the EED. The information provided in the applications is subject to EU legislation on protection of personal data and confidentiality of information.
EED is not an international organisation or EU institution and its employment contracts are fully based on Belgian Employment Law.
Indicative NET salary may range from approximately €3,100 to €3,500 per month depending on experience and individual circumstances, plus competitive personal benefits (subject to Belgian tax and social security).
Non-Belgian residents and non-Belgian citizens may be eligible for the expatriate tax status under Belgian legislation.
An initial contract of two years will be offered, followed by renewal subject to satisfactory performance and available funds. Currently funding is foreseen for this position for a period of 4 years.
Expected start day at EED: 1 February 2020.
Working place: EED Secretariat located in the centre of Brussels, Belgium.