Employment Type
Job Location
Brussels, Belgium
Date posted
July 21, 2022
Valid through
September 25, 2022
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Position title
Project Coordinator

ECAS is looking for a motivated and experienced project coordinator who will support the work of ECAS’ project managers in our two focus areas – EU Rights and European Democracy.

The candidate should have a keen interest in understanding European Citizenship and European policies related to EU Citizens’ Rights, Digital Democracy and Digital Transformation, Civic Engagement, Tackling Populism and Disinformation and best practices in ensuring diversity, equality, and inclusion.

The candidate should operate effectively at his/her own initiative while being a team player and should be able to work under tight deadlines.

Commitment to ECAS’ mission and values is a must.


Reporting to the ECAS’ Director, the Candidate will coordinate in close collaboration with ECAS’ Project Managers some of ECAS’ project activities under its EU Rights and European Democracy focus areas by:

  • Ensuring timely and high-quality delivery of the projects’ outputs and outcomes.
  • Organising the implementation or implementing project activities.
  • Ensuring sound financial management and reporting in line with the EU Funding rules and procedures.
  • Facilitating networks’ establishment and exchange of experience and good practices with relevant partners, where applicable.
  • Drafting narrative and financial reports.
  • Promoting the project activities and results.

Knowledge and Experience

  • University or Master’s Degree in Law, International Relations, Political Science, European Studies
    or any other relevant field.
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in project management of EU funded projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of the EU funding rules and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of Europe for Citizens/CERV, Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 funding programmes.
  • Experience in development, coordination, and engagement of civil society and/or academic organisations and/or networks.
  • Experience in EU projects’ narrative and financial reporting.
  • Public speaking experience.

Skills Required

  • English language proficiency – written and oral.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Networking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Friendly, social, proactive.
  • Team worker but capable of performing tasks independently.
  • Capable to working under pressure and observing strict deadlines.
  • Capable of multitasking.


The position is based in Brussels. The successful candidate will be offered a one-year contract with a possibility of transforming it into a permanent employment contract after a performance review evaluation. The salary depends on the experience of the candidate. The starting salary is EUR 2,000 net, including benefits. Food vouchers are provided in addition.

Deadline for Applications:

Applications - CV and Motivation Letter including references and a list of projects coordinated by the applicant - should be submitted by 25 September 2022 to Ms. Dinova by email entitle “ECAS’ Project Coordinator Application” to: teodora.dinova@ecas.org.

ECAS is an equal opportunity employer which seeks to further diversify its staff in terms of gender, culture and nationality.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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