Traineeship Opportunity for Grant–making Support at European Endowment for Democracy

Traineeship Opportunity for Grant–making Support at European Endowment for Democracy


European Endowment for Democracy  (EED) is looking for a trainee for a twelve-month traineeship for Grant–making Support (Eastern Partnership). The trainee will assist in the EED grant-making contractual, financial and administrative process.

Responsibilities

In accordance with the Grants Management office policies and procedures, the Grant-Making Support Trainee shall:

  • Assist in preparation of grant agreements, addenda and other standard contractual documentation;
  • Assist in the review of financial reports to ensure compliance with EED requirements and draft feedbacks to beneficiaries (mostly in Russian and English) as well as internal memos;
  • Translate brief texts from Russian to English and vice-versa;
  • Update the database and maintain the archive;
  • Assist with other administrative tasks of the Grants team.

Requirements

Knowledge of grant-making cycle and experience in administrative work and assessment of financial reports strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel necessary. High drive for detail and accuracy. Proficiency in Russian language required, in addition to English.

Benefits

The contractual relations with the trainee will be regulated by a Convention d’immersion professionnelle (a professional immersion agreement under Belgian Law), which requires all trainees to be less than 30 years old.

Citizenship of an EU Member State or residency in the European Union is preferred, but not mandatory.

The internship is planned for the period of twelve months, starting in mid-June (subject to the formal approval from the Belgian authorities).

The expected level of monthly remuneration is around €1,450 net per month, in addition to meal vouchers and the reimbursement of a monthly subscription to Brussels public transport.

Work place: EED Secretariat, located in the centre of Brussels, Belgium.

To apply:

Traineeship notice

CLOSING DATE

March 14, 2021

OPPORTUNITY TYPE



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