Project Officer Reference: JTS PL-SK/4/2017 (Ref. No.: JTS PL-SK/4/2017)

Centrum Projektów Europejskich

Place of work
Halicka 9, 31036 Kraków, Poland
Contract type
full-time
Start date
01.12.2017
Salary offered (gross)
5000 - 8000 PLN

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Centrum Projektów Europejskich is searching for candidates to join:
The Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A
Poland – Slovakia 2014-2020
for the position of:
Project Officer
Reference: JTS PL-SK/4/2017


Number of vacancies: 1
Place of work: Kraków, Poland


The Interreg V-A Poland-Slovakia 2014-2020 in a nutshell

Serving the European’s Union objective of “European Territorial Cooperation”, the Interreg V-A Poland – Slovakia 2014-2020 is a “Cross Border” Programme under the European Territorial Cooperation Goal, meaning it aims to support the development of the border region between Poland and Slovakia. The Programme has been established to help intensify cross-border cooperation in three main areas in line with Europe 2020 – 1. Preserving and protecting the natural and cultural heritage, 2. Promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures and 3. Investing in education, training and vocational training for skills and lifelong learning. To learn more please visit www.plsk.eu.


Who we are looking for

The JTS is looking for a reliable, committed and open-minded Project Officer, enthusiastic to work in an international environment and join a small dynamic team in Krakow.
The Project Officer will be responsible for assessing projects’ proposals and monitoring the portfolio of the Programme projects. The Officer will be in charge of providing advice and information on implementation, reporting and budgetary issues, on cooperation with institutions involved in the Programme implementation

What we offer

Starting as soon as possible, the selected candidate after 3 months of probation period will be offered a full-time contract under the Polish law. In the light of the overall living costs in Kraków/Poland, the selected candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package, determined individually based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience as well as the costs generated by the fact of living abroad (if applicable). Our dynamic international working environment acknowledges performance, teamwork and initiative. At the same time we encourage skills development through individually planned training and education schemes.

I. Exemplary tasks and responsibilities:
• facilitating projects generation process (e.g. providing assistance to applicants and potential Beneficiaries in
search for partners and development of project ideas);
• analysing and assessing projects’ applications;
• preparing individual Subsidy Contracts for approved projects;
• acting as a contact person and advisor on all aspects of selected projects, providing support and advice to Lead Partners concerning project implementation;
• verification of progress reports submitted by Lead Partners;
• providing monitoring reports and information on projects and the Programme progress and implementation to
the Managing Authority and National Authority;
• preparing input to the annual reports for the European Commission;
• being actively involved in preparation, participation in the Programme conferences, panel discussions, other
promotion events;
• maintaining the Programme databases;
• preparation of relevant documents and assisting the MC meetings;
• providing the Programme management support including implementation of decisions made during the MC meetings, drafting minutes, reviewing (including also language support), developing and improving the Programme documents, etc;
• contributing to information and promotion activities (eg. training seminars, workshops).
II. Essential qualifications:

• University degree, preferably in European Studies, Political Studies, International Relations, Law, Economics, Regional Development, Public Administration or related fields;
• at least 2 years of proven professional experience preferably with the administration of Structural Funds and/or EU Programme/ or international project implementation (preferably INTERREG, Phare CBC, or other EU funded programmes);
• knowledge of the Programme document;
• knowledge of the EU regulations of the Structural Funds, especially concerning European Territorial Cooperation programmes;
• fluency in Slovak (spoken and written);
• fluency in English (spoken and written);
• excellent analytical skills;
• ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
• excellent computer skills with respect to MS Office.

III. Additional assets:

• experience in management of projects, preferably in cross-border, transnational and interregional co-operation programmes;
• experience in supervision of infrastructure projects; ability to offer solutions concerning transnational administrative procedures related to the Programme management, including legal settings, control requirements;
• knowledge of Polish.

IV. Required documents:
1. CV with a candidate’s declaration: “I agree for my personal data, contained in the C.V., to be processed for recruitment purposes, in conformity with the Law on Personal Data Protection of 29 August 1997 – Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland of 2014, item 1182 as amended). I agree my application may be forwarded to the institutions involved in the implementation of the Programme i.e. the Ministry of Economic Development in Poland and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic”.


We would like to inform you that applications without above statement will not be considered.
2. A cover letter of no more than two pages, briefly describing the suitability of the candidate in relation to the tasks and qualifications relevant to the post;
3. Copies of documents proving education and professional experience.
Applications in English stating the reference number, including all required documents, must be submitted to the Centrum Projektów Europejskich office in Warsaw by 30th November 2017 by post on the following address:
Centrum Projektów Europejskich
ul. Domaniewska 39 A
02-672 Warszawa
or by e-mail to: rekrutacja@cpe.gov.pl
Additionally, the CV and the cover letter should also be sent by e-mail to:

Ms. Martina Bakoňová: mailto:mbakonova@plsk.eu
Mr. Peter Balun: peter.balun@land.gov.sk

Please quote the reference number in the e-mail subject.

Additional information:
• Incomplete applications as well as applications without the above given reference number and/or the statement on personal data protection will not be considered.
• Only applications received by the closing date indicated for this vacancy announcement will be taken into account.
• The applications of candidates who do not fulfill formal requirements or who are not selected shall be destroyed.

• We inform that applications will be also forwarded to the institutions involved in the implementation of the Programme i.e.: Ministerstwo Rozwoju (the Ministry of Development) in Warsaw, and Ministerstvo pôdohospodárstva a rozvoja vidieka Slovenskej republiky (the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic) in Bratislava.

• The Centre of European Projects with registered office in Warsaw, Domaniewska 39A, as the administrator of personal data, informs that personal information contained in your CV, cover letter and other documents required in this job advertisement will be processed solely for the purpose of carrying out the recruitment process. Data submission is voluntary. You have the right to access your personal data and correct them.

• The selected candidate will be obligated to provide documents confirming university degree and professional experience (translated into Polish).
• Only selected shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• The submitted application documents will not be returned.
• In the light of the overall living costs in Kraków/Poland, the selected candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package, determined individually based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience as well as the costs generated by the fact of living abroad (if applicable), in accordance with the Polish Regulation of the Minister of Labour and Social Policy dated 30th April 2008, on remuneration conditions and granting other work-related benefits to the employees of selected state budget-financed institutions (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland of 2008, No. 82, item 495, with later amendments).
• For any further information please contact. Ms. Justyna Byczek at the following address:
Justyna.Byczek@cpe.gov.pl, cc: mbakonova@plsk.eu.
This position is co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund.

Employee perks, benefits

 Extraordinary allowance: The employer can grant to employee an extraordinary allowance for temporary increase in the scope of responsibilities, assignment of additional tasks, or due to the nature of employee's work or working conditions. Extraordinary allowance is granted for limited duration, or, in justified cases, for unlimited duration. Extraordinary allowance is payable from available resources for remunerations, in the amount not exceeding 40 % of employee's basic salary and position allowance combined.

 Seniority allowance: Employees are entitled to seniority bonus, amounting to 5% of the basic monthly salary, after 5 years of work. This bonus is increased by 1% for each consecutive year of work, to reach 20% of the basic monthly salary after 20 years of work. Seniority allowance is calculated inclusive of all previously completed employment periods, as well as other periods, provided that such periods are subject to such inclusion to seniority pursuant to separate regulations.


 Each employee shall be eligible for cash bonus after having worked for the CEP for at least 3 months. The cash bonus is the expression of acknowledgement of particular involvement of the employee and is granted by Director of CEP depending on the availability of funds.

 Each employee, after having worked for at least 20 years, is entitled to service anniversary award. It is calculated inclusive of all previously completed employment periods.

 After having worked effectively in a given calendar year for at least 6 months, the employee acquires the right to an additional annual salary, called “Thirteen”.

 All CEP’s employees have the same opportunities to benefit from the Social Fund such as surcharge for holiday for employee and his children, surcharge for cultural and entertainment activities, sports and recreation.

 All employees have equal rights to participate in training, the average annual amount for training per employee is 4000,00PLN.

 According to the Labor Code and the Working Regulations in CEP each employee can apply for an individual/movable working time hours.

 In very special cases (with the agreement of the direct supervisor and CEP’s Director), employees can take advantage of opportunities to temporary work from home.

Information about the selection process

Full version of job advertisement: https://www.cpe.gov.pl/repozytorium/3724,pobierz

Expected date of completion of the selection process

30 November 2017 (ostávajú ešte 11 dni)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

European Studies, Political Studies, International Relations, Law, Economics, Regional Development, Public Administration

Language skills

English - Proficiency (C2) and
Slovak - Proficiency (C2)

Computer skills - user

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced
Microsoft Word - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced

Driving licence

B

Personality requirements and skills

• excellent analytical skills;
• ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

Advertiser

Brief description of the company

The Interreg V-A Poland-Slovakia 2014-2020 in a nutshell:
The JTS of the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A Poland – Slovakia 2014-2020 in Kraków is one of the organizational units of the Center for European Projects with its seat in Warsaw.
Serving the European’s Union objective of “European Territorial Cooperation”, the Interreg V-A Poland – Slovakia 2014-2020 is a “Cross Border” Programme under the European Territorial Cooperation Goal, meaning it aims to support the development of the border region between Poland and Slovakia. The Programme has been established to help intensify cross-border cooperation in three main areas in line with Europe 2020 – 1. Preserving and protecting the natural and cultural heritage, 2. Promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures and 3. Investing in education, training and vocational training for skills and lifelong learning. To learn more please visit www.plsk.eu.

Located in Kraków, the historic royal city in the south of Poland, the Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Programme, assessing submitted project applications and monitoring the implementation of the approved operations. The JTS provides assistance to Polish and Slovak Beneficiaries implementing the joint projects and also promotes the Programme and disseminates information about its results.

Company address

Centrum Projektów Europejskich
Halicka 9
31036 Kraków
Poland

Contact

Tel.: 48 124441500
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3240855   Dátum zverejnenia: 13.11.2017