ECHO Beirut: Administrative and Finance Assistant [AFA 2023-01]
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil protection and Humanitarian aid Operations (ECHO), funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nation agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is channeled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.
The ECHO Office in Beirut; is seeking to recruit one national staff to be based in Beirut-Lebanon for the following position of:
Administrative and Finance Assistant
Ref: AFA 2023-01
The candidates for this position need to demonstrate the following criteria:
- A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience.
Knowledge and Experience:
- Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience at national or international level in the area of administration or Programme support service including experience in Finance, Administration, Human resources and procurement
- Previous experience in a Governmental, donor or other National or International Non Profit Organizations
- Very Good drafting skills
- Good communication skills
- Capable of working under pressure in a multitasking position
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment
- Proficiency in office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
- An excellent knowledge of English (verbal & writing)
- An excellent knowledge of Arabic (verbal & writing).
This is a local position opened to nationals and other residents of Lebanon with valid work and residence permits. The contract is initially for one year with the possibility of renewal subject to a 3 months’ probationary period. As an indication, the monthly basic salary is on average approximately EUR 2,820 which corresponds to 5 years’ relevant work experience. The salary will be adapted according to the exact duration of relevant professional experience supported by a work certificate. In addition to this, the employee will also receive other allowances and benefit.
Shortlisted candidates will have to bring the full supporting documentation in original with them during the testing or interview stage in addition to references (including contact details of the HR department and the supervisor) that can be consulted by ECHO. At least one of the references has to include a recent employer.
Interested candidates MUST submit a cover letter, a detailed CV (EUROPASS), academic and employment certificates. Documents should be uploaded through www.akhtaboot.com until 24/01/2023 midnight Local Time Lebanon at the latest. The vacancy reference must be clearly indicated in the subject line
The EUROPASS application and detailed Terms of Reference are available on the EU Delegation’s website https://www.eeas.europa.eu/eeas/vacancies_en?f%5B0%5D=vacancy_site%3ALebanon&f%5B1%5D=vacancy_site%3ALebanon&s=203 as of 10/01/2023:
Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who will not have been contacted by 24/03/2023 should consider that they have not been selected.
The national staff members observe the NS Code of Conduct as publishedhttps://ec.europa.eu/echo/document/download/877ba212-1551-4dbe-83f6-4ce6992deb49_en
Any processing of your personal data will be done in accordance with the applicable EU legislation (Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data. The privacy statement can be found on ECHO website.
DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and private life, and support for training and developments opportunities.”
Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as grounds for disqualification