Project Manager

BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation

Project Manager

(Full Time, Indefinite Contract)

BEUC - The European Consumer Organisation

Brussels, Belgium

BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation, is currently looking for a Project Manager to oversee the implementation of its third-party funded projects. The Project Manager will report to the Finance and Administration Director.

The Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of EU (mainly H2020) and non-EU funded projects within BEUC, to provide excellence in their administrative and financial management. A key challenge will be managing multiple simultaneous complex projects.

The tasks of the position include:

A Policy Officer is dedicated to each project. The PM will work in tandem with the Policy Officers.

  • Creating and implementing an effective monitoring process for project delivery at BEUC;
  • Tracking progress of deliverables, milestones, project expenditure and staff allocations for projects;
  • Overseeing the implementation of project activities internally and with BEUC members;
  • Acting as the central contact point for internal and external stakeholders in relation to the projects;
  • Preparation of periodic reports for relevant projects, including financial and narrative reporting;
  • Being responsible for data management related to the projects;
  • Identifying and addressing unanticipated risks.

The main qualifications we are looking for:

  • University degree in sciences, management or similar;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience working on Project Management;
  • Very good understanding of the EU project management process including familiarity with the Research and Innovation Grant Management tool (H2020);
  • Excellent writing skills and good presentation skills; fluency in English is essential, additional European languages are an asset;
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Solid organisational skills and an excellent eye for detail;
  • Ability to cope under pressure and to meet strict deadlines;
  • Proactive and highly motivated to demonstrate excellence in project delivery and management.

What we offer:

  • A multidisciplinary and multicultural working environment within an organisation dedicated to the promotion of the interests of consumers;
  • A non-routine job implying action in several topics related to consumer affairs, particularly the energy sector;
  • Networking opportunities with numerous organisations and the EU institutions;
  • A full-time fixed term contract ideally starting in April 2021 with a competitive package (salary, fringe benefits, extra-legal paid leave, flexi-time).

Applications for the position should be sent by 14 March 2021 by e-mail to apply@beuc.eu with subject line: Project Manager.

The first round of interviews will take place through videoconferencing, the week of 21 March.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Your application should include the following documents:

  1. A short motivation letter;
  2. A detailed curriculum-vitae;
  3. In a separate file, answers to the following questions:
  • Why would you like to work at BEUC?
    • Briefly explain the main reasons that motivate you to work at BEUC, using maximum 150 words.
  • Why should BEUC appoint you?
    • Tell us why you think we should appoint you rather than other candidates, using maximum 150 words.
  • Briefly summarise, how you would track the progress of multiple ongoing projects and ensure that their aims are achieved?
    • Convince us, by using maximum 250 words.

Any incomplete application will be disregarded.

BEUC is an equal-opportunities employer.

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