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PROJECT ASSISTANTBezirk Innsbruck-Stadt (Innsbruck, Österreich)
VACANCY NOTICE – PROJECT ASSISTANT
The Alpine Convention is an international treaty between the eight alpine countries (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia and Switzerland) and the European Union for the protection and the sustainable development of the Alps.
The text of the framework Convention and its eight Protocols as well as information about the activities and bodies are available on the website: www.alpconv.org.
The Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention has, among others, the following tasks:
- facilitating the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, in terms of content-related issues, logistics, and administrative duties; in particular, preparing, organizing and monitoring the meetings of the Alpine Conference and the Permanent Committee and supporting as needed the Presidencies of the other bodies of the Alpine Convention in organizing their meetings;
- communicating and disseminating information about the Convention, its Protocols and their implementation;
- promoting the development of projects in line with the objectives of the Convention and its Protocols, carried out by the Permanent Secretariat, the Contracting Parties, Observer organisations and/or other interested partners.
The Permanent Secretariat is based in Innsbruck (A) and has a branch office in Bolzano/Bozen (I). The official languages of the Convention are French, German, Italian and Slovene.
The Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention is recruiting a
(full-time, limited to two years)
I. Description of the position
The Permanent Secretariat is looking for a skilled and highly motivated Project Assistant who will have the following tasks:
- Administrative support for the activities of the Permanent Secretariat related to the implementation of the Alpine Convention, including the activities to be undertaken under the Swiss Presidency of the Convention;
- Organizational support to the preparation of the statutory meetings of the bodies of the Alpine Convention;
- Support to the coordination and implementation of projects, including communication and dissemination initiatives.
The specific tasks of the officer will be defined by the Secretary General, who may also assign him/her any other specific tasks related to the activities of the Secretariat, as needed.
II. Required profile
The applicant must be a citizen of one Alpine Convention contracting state or European Union Member State and must provide before his/her recruitment a medical certificate stating that he/she is physically fit to accomplish his/her tasks.
The applicant must have a University degree at Bachelor level, preferably in one of the following subjects: communication, sustainable development, economics, social or political sciences, management. Work experience, preferably in the public or non-profit sector and/or at international level is an asset, as well as knowledge of the Alpine area and its protection and development issues.
The applicant must be a native speaker of one of the four official languages of the Alpine Convention, preferably German, or have a level of knowledge of this language equivalent to the one of a native speaker. A solid written and spoken knowledge of English is also required and knowledge of additional alpine languages is an asset. The Permanent Secretariat reserves the right to assess the applicant’s linguistic skills by asking him/her to present relevant certificates and to carry out oral and/or written tests.
The applicant must be able to work in a team in an international context and have a good command of MS Office software programs (including: Word, Excel, Power Point).
III. Contract offered
In compliance with its staff regulation, the Permanent Secretariat offers a full-time employment contract (40h/week), until 31 December 2022. A three-month probatory period applies.
Place of work: Innsbruck. Occasional trips to Bolzano/Bozen and, as needed, to other countries of the Alpine Convention or third countries. Due to the sanitary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to ongoing construction works in the old town of Innsbruck, the successful applicant will probably be required to work at least partly from home office in the first months.
The annual gross salary will be € 27.357,96
Entry on duty: as soon as possible.
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Please submit your application (CV and motivation letter not exceeding one page) in English, with copies of your educational qualifications and proofs of professional experience attached. The application should be submitted exclusively in one email message (max. 10Mb), until Sunday 17 January 2021, midnight to the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention at the following e-mail address: