Вакансия менеджера проекта в офисе Совета Европы в Баку
28 февраля, 2017

Вакансия менеджера проекта в офисе Совета Европы в Баку

Job mission

Under the authority of the Head of Office, and the supervision of the Head of the Economic Crime and Cooperation Division, Department of information Society and Action against Crime, Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, and within the framework of the Council of Europe and European Union Eastern Partnership Programmatic Co-operation Framework for 2015-2017, the incumbent will carry out multiple assignments to meet the overall and specific objectives for the implementation of the Project on “Fight against corruption and fostering good governance; fight against money-laundering”, by supporting the reform processes aimed at enhancing good governance and strengthening the capacities of the public administration and criminal justice sector in order to effectively prevent and fight corruption in line with Council of Europe Conventions and other international treaties.

For this purpose, the incumbent will support and monitor the implementation of the set measures and activities in co-operation with relevant counterparts using the multi-stakeholder model, lead beneficiaries, and in compliance with the respective regulations of the Council of Europe and of the European Union.

Employment is limited to the duration of the Project which is expected to end on 31 December 2017.

Key activities

The incumbent performs the following key duties in accordance with the Council of Europe’s procedures, guidelines and priorities with a concern for quality, efficiency, accuracy and confidentiality:

  • Assists with the organisation, co-ordination and implementation of project activities in accordance with the project work plan and its calendar of activities;
  • Informs regularly the Head of Office about the implementation of the project and co-ordinates his/her work within the broader framework of the overall activities of the Council of Europe Office;
  • Liaises with local stakeholders, project consultants as regards the implementation of project activities;
  • Drafts narrative and mission reports related to project activities;
  • Ensures close budgetary follow-up of all project expenditures, in accordance with regulations, procedures and donor requirements;
  • Contributes to raising the visibility of the project by drafting web news items and press releases, by disseminating information and by providing advice and input on publications, by managing the project website;
  • Assists in the event of an evaluation or audit of the project;
  • Ensures quality and relevance of programmes for activities, secures local speakers, prepares documentation and oversees the preparation by local partners; reports any problems encountered; suggests priorities and adjustments as necessary;
  • Selects local service providers and negotiates contracts in consultation with headquarters;
  • Provides and drafts elements for reports on the project;
  • Prepares relevant meetings and drafts meeting minutes and lists of decisions;
  • Prepares mission reports related to programme activities;
  • Informs the Secretariat in Strasbourg, in co-ordination with the Head of Office, in case of problems, and advises on actions that should be undertaken to overcome the problems encountered;
  • Contributes to the efficient functioning of the office, in collaboration with colleagues and the direct project management;
  • Undertakes official journeys in connection with the activities described above;
  • Performs any other task related to the implementation of the project as requested.

Please note that the incumbent may be required to perform other duties not listed in the vacancy notice.

Eligibility Requirements

This local recruitment procedure is open to applicants already present in Azerbaijan.

Only applicants who best meet the following criteria will be considered for shortlisting.


  • Completed full course of general secondary education and appropriate professional qualifications.
  • A university degree in political science, law or other relevant field would be an advantage.


  • At least three years of relevant professional experience contributing to the implementation of assistance and co-operation projects in the field of rule of law, good governance and human rights at international and/or national level and knowledge of relevant Council of Europe and European standards.

Language requirements: 

  • Excellent knowledge of Azeri (mother tongue level);
  • Very good knowledge of one of the official languages (English);
  • Knowledge of French would be an advantage.


  • Nationality of host country or one of the 47 Council of Europe member states.


  • Under 65 years of age at the closing date of the vacancy notice.



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