In the context of the Advanced Training Programme for Young Officials from CEI Member Countries on the Management of EU (co) Funded Projects, the CEI is offering up to four fellowships of 1.500,00 EUR per month for a duration of six months.

The selected candidates will join the Secretariat of the Central European Initiative (CEI) in Trieste.
On the basis of their curricula and professional experience, they will provide assistance and overall support in the fields of institution building and strategic marketing, transport and logistics, bio-based sustainable energy and rural development, science and technology policy and management and support to SMEs. They will also be invited to follow specialised seminars organised by CEI Senior Staff.

Main qualifications

  • Employed at the Ministries or Public Agencies of the CEI Member Countries: priority will be given to candidates from non EU member states
  • Up to 35 years of age
  • Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience in EU project design/implementation

Expected starting date: 7 January 2015.
Required documents for the selection process

  • CV (Europass format) with permission of the Personal Data Protection Code (Italian Legislative Decree n° 196/2003, June 2003),
  • a motivation letter, two referral letters and a letter of authorization for the secondment

Deadline: applications are to be sent to by 30 September 2014, mentioning in the subject “Advanced Training Programme Application”.
Applications received after the expiry date or through different channels will not be eligible.
Full description of Call available here
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