Monday, July 14, 2008

Vacancies at the European Centre for Development Policy Management

ECDPM helps to reduce the ‘asymmetries’ in policy making between Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and the European Union. We do this by reinforcing the capacities of public, private and non-profit organisations in ACP countries to better manage their own development policies and international cooperation. We also work with governments and organisations in Europe to make their development policies and instruments more effective.

We have pleasure in announcing the following vacancies:

Senior Adviser on Institutional & Capacity Development
To develop certain cross-cutting areas of expertise, ECDPM is looking for a creative, inspiring senior individual for a long term position to work with programme staff in strengthening the quality and impact of its dialogue, networking and capacity development activities in the context of ACP-EU cooperation.

Your long-term proven experience in Institutional and Capacity Development and your abilities to facilitate internal learning and capacity building processes will allow you to plan, manage and integrate state-of-the-art knowledge and lessons learned into the Centre’s programmes.
Closing date: 1st September 2008

Research Assistant for the Economic and Trade Cooperation Programme
ECDPM is looking for a creative individual for a 6 to 12 month assignment to execute activities that will maximize the impact of the Center’s dialogue, networking and capacity development activities in the context of ACP-EU cooperation.

Your expertise will allow you to assist in the research and execution of activities of the centre’s ACP-EU Economic & Trade Cooperation Programme as well as to assist the manager of the website

Language requirements: Native-French level and fluent in English
Closing date: 28th July 2008

Office Assistant to our Brussels Branch
ECDPM is looking for a proactive individual who is able to work independently and accurately 80% part-time for a long term position to support our pied-à-terre in Brussels.

Your relevant Professional Education or equivalent and preferably a few years of experience in a hectic, multi cultural environment as well as your proficiency in French and English will allow you to support our academic staff in the best possible way.
Closing date: 27th July 2008

For further details and application forms, please visit or contact Ms. Karen Gielen, Human Resources Assistant, via