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Recruitment of an Administrative Assistant

The European Citizen Action Service is recruiting an Administrative Assistant to join its team for 8 months.

The administrative assistant will horizontally support ECAS’ team in the execution of its daily activities, including some general financial duties.

Tasks description: 

  • maintain daily office policies and procedures
  • plan meetings and take minutes
  • order office supplies
  • book travel arrangements
  • maintain the filing system
  • tracking expenditure
  • drafting invoices
  • provide general support

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Effective organizational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines and objectives in an autonomous manner or part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Having a patient outlook
  • Ability to multitask and manage conflicting demands
  • Very good command of English and a good level of French

Terms and conditions:

In line with the Interns Go Pro standards, ECAS proposes to the candidate:

  • A contract of Convention d’immersion professionnelle
  • A monthly starting net remuneration of EUR 800
  • Working hours: from 9am until 5.30pm with a 1-hour lunch break from Monday until Friday
  • Starting date: April 2017
  • The candidate will report to ECAS’ Administrative and HR Manager
  • Full details of the position will be discussed at the interview stage

To apply:

Applications should be sent by the 20th of March 2017 to diana.coseano@ecas.org. They should be composed of a short CV and a cover letter. Due to the large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Recruitment of Legal Experts

Recruitment of Legal Experts for Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands and Sweden

ECAS is running a major European citizen advice service for the European Commission.  This consists of a small management team and a current team of around 60 legal experts answering questions in 25 languages.

Answers provided by the service relate primarily to citizens’ free movement rights: defence of the right to stay, access to social rights, recognition of professional qualifications, etc.  The team provides advice about how to overcome barriers to the recognition of EU citizens’ rights and the nearest available specialised service (signposting).  We are currently looking for:

Legal Experts for Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands and Sweden

With the following qualifications:

  • Degree in law, with knowledge of European Community law particularly in the area of the internal market and the free movement of people
  • To be mother tongue (or equivalent) speakers of one of these seven countries
  • Strong English language skills (or French with at least the ability to communicate in English)
  • Knowledge about the legal system and institutions in the respective country
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise way and under tight deadlines
  • (If possible) familiarity and experience with NGOs and citizens advice services, or other services in contact with the public.

The legal expert will be recruited as a contractor and will not have employee status.  Work will be performed on a flexible basis, depending on the number of incoming enquiries, and will be paid per enquiry. The expert should be based in their Member State.

If interested, please email your Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter and supporting documentation to Claire Damilano. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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