Job Vacancies

EURATEX – the European Apparel and Textile Confederation – works to achieve a favourable environment for the design, development, manufacture and marketing of European textile and clothing products. Through its membership, it represents 160.000 European companies with a combined turnover of €165 bln. (www.euratex.eu). EURATEX focuses on clear priorities: an ambitious industrial policy, innovation and skills development, free and fair trade, and sustainable supply chains.

EURATEX is currently looking for a Project Officer – Skills Department

Main tasks:
– Supporting the general management of ongoing projects in the area of training and skills, including administrative work and budget planning
– Implementing and managing the Communication Plan of the ongoing projects
– Producing reports and other project deliverables as required
– Supporting the Senior Project Officer on the preparation of technical and financial reports for the European Commission
– Organising public and internal events (both physical and online)
– Liaising with the relevant European Commission services
– Regularly communicating with project partners, EURATEX members and other stakeholders
– Identifying new strategic initiatives and project opportunities for the Skills department
– Writing of new project applications & policy papers

Qualifications:
– At least 2 years of relevant experience, specifically in EU funded project management (ideally in a coordinator position)
– Strong interest in the area of skills & training
– Knowledge of the textiles and clothing sector will be considered an asset
– Fluent in English; other European languages an asset.
– Degree in European Studies, political sciences or international relations or equivalent through experience
– Strong communication skills, positive inter-personal skills, team player
– Excellent IT, and social media skills (MS Office incl. SharePoint, Teams & other videoconferencing tools, WordPress, e-newsletter tools such as Mailchimp, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn)

The successful candidate will report to the Senior Project Officer of the Skills department. Ideally, the candidate should be available to take up this position as from 1 December.

A letter of motivation and CV should be addressed to katrin.ricketts@euratex.eu by 12 November 2021.

Applicants hereby consent that their personal data are processed by EURATEX for recruitment purposes. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. EURATEX pursues gender balance and diversity in its recruitment policy.