Do you have extensive experience of project implementation, management and financing? Are you adept at drafting terms of reference and co-ordinating technical support? Then you can steer a growing portfolio of pilot grant projects focusing on social inclusion, migration, housing and health at the heart of the Loans and Social Development Directorate within our Grant Operations and New Instruments Division.
Established in 1956 and bringing together 42 member countries, the CEB finances and responds to emergency situations and actively enhances the living conditions of the most disadvantaged groups. Strengthening social cohesion and building thriving communities in Europe and beyond, we drive inclusive growth, bolster economic sustainability – and create exceptional careers.
In this key position, you will support diverse projects from implementation to delivery, whilst identifying new opportunities for donor-funded grants and expanding our relationships with funding bodies, including the European Union. At the same time, you will develop new and innovative financial instruments, negotiate substantial contracts, prepare insightful management information and champion continuous improvement in project leadership, giving you extensive responsibilities and an extremely high profile.
To join us, you should possess:
A master's degree in social science, economics, international development or a related discipline.
Proven ability to develop a network of contacts and build productive working relationships.
Real flair for spotting and exploiting commercial opportunities.
Deep commitment to our vital social mission.
Excellent analytical, drafting, team working and financial management skills.
Good knowledge of the European Union and its institutions.
Full fluency in English, ideally backed by some command of French.
In return, you can expect an excellent tax-free salary and a comprehensive package of benefits, including a contributory pension plan, medical and personal insurance, family allowances where appropriate, and potentially reimbursement of relocation expenses.
Applications should be made in English or French using the Council of Europe Development Bank online application system at https://ceb.profils.org before the deadline of 18 April 2021.