Junior Project Officer at EUREKA Secretariat in Brussels

Deadline: 10 June 2016
Open to: candidates with Scientific or Technical or Economic (BSc or Higher) education and with high degree of fluency in English
Remuneration: gross monthly salary of EUR 750


The EUREKA Secretariat is looking for a talented and ambitious Junior Project Officer to join the Programme Implementation Department of the EUREKA Secretariat. This is an entry level position with a contract for six months, renewable. It would be an ideal first step for a career in public administration.

Within the legal requirements of the Eurostars Funding programme, the Junior project Officer will follow up the assigned projects through the monitoring process:

  • Verification of Consortium Agreements;
  • Process and follow-up of Project Progress Reports;
  • Undertake ‘change requests’ and ‘prolongation requests’;
  • Process and follow-up of Projects final reports;
  • Provide initial impact analysis on the portfolio.

Responsible for proactively identifying potential problems and delays as soon as they arise, propose potential solutions, and implement the directed actions. He/she will participate to the continuous improvements of programme procedures and documentation and support the team’s work in lines with its competencies.


  • Scientific or technical or economic (BSc or Higher) education;
  • English: high degree of fluency (including professional and technical/economic terminology);
  • Master degree;
  • High level of precision and organisation;
  • Excellent practical knowledge of MS Excel or an equivalent;
  • At ease with understanding/producing basic statistical analyses;
  • Ability to produce an objective analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data;
  • English: high degree of fluency (including professional and technical/economic terminology);
  • Ability to explain complex ideas in simple terms (written and verbal);
  • Awareness of cultural sensitivities and diplomacy.


  • The position attracts a gross monthly salary of EUR 750, subject to Belgian taxation;
  • Fringe benefits such as meal vouchers will be granted;
  • This internship offers a 6 month term contract from the agreement date of ‘Bruxelles Formation’, renewable.

How to apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a full CV with a covering letter detailing reasons why you think you are the best candidate for the job. Only email applications will be accepted, with ‘Internship – Junior Project Officer’ in the subject line to: jobs@eurekanetwork.org.

If you would like to discuss this position, please contact at: Michel.Vanavermaete@eurekanetwork.org or +32 (0)2 777 09 50.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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