Senior Programme Officer grant management (. management of EU/IFI/other bilateral funds).
As part of the new European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement, signed on 30 July, Romania and Norway have entered into their largest ever cooperation agreement. The financial contribution from EEA and Norway Grants has been distributed to 23 different sector programmes in Romania. The overall objectives of EEA and Norway Grants areto contribute to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthen the bilateral relations between the donor state and Romania.
Out of these funds, a total of 24 mill. EUR has been allocated to the programme Green Industry Innovation and 15 mill. EUR has been allocated to the programme Maritime Sector. In addition approx. 1,1 mill. EUR is allocated for Decent Work and Tripartite Dialogue. These three funds are administered by Innovation Norway, a public entity under the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry. Eligibility deadline for the programmes is 30 April 2016.
For the administration and follow-up of the three programmes, Innovation Norway is looking for one Senior ProgrammeOfficerto strengthen theInnovation Norway set up at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Bucharest.
The Senior ProgrammeOfficer will carry out a wide variety of tasks related to the life time of the three programmesandkeep an overview of all activities in the office. He/she will advise, guide and assist Innovation Norway in the fulfillment of the tasks and responsibilities necessary to secure a successful implementation of the mentioned programmes.
Tasks will vary depending on the programming phase:
The candidate should:
How to apply:
Applications must include a CV in English and a covering letter explaining suitability for, and interest in, the job. All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. Applications should be sent by e-mail, in word format, – no later than 4 May 2012.
Interviews will be held within 2 weeks of the closing date for applications. Candidates who are not invited for an interview should assume their application to be unsuccessful.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Ms. Anne Lise Rognlidalen, Country Director – Romania and Bulgaria, Innovation Norway, Akersgt., Oslo, tel