Expertise France est l’agence publique de conception et de mise en œuvre de projets internationaux de coopération technique.
SOCIEUX+ EU Expertise on Social Protection, Labour and Employment (hereafter SOCIEUX+ or the Facility), is the technical cooperation facility set up by the EU through co-funding from France, Spain and Belgium and the resources managed by the European Commission's Directorate for Development and Cooperation (EuropeAid).
The Facility is implemented by a partnership composed of agencies from EU Member States : Expertise France (the partnership lead), Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y Políticas Públicas (FIIAPP) from Spain, Belgian International Cooperation on Social Protection (BELINCOSOC) and the Belgian Development Agency (Enabel).
SOCIEUX+ recognises the impact of social protection and employment in reducing poverty and vulnerability. It supports the efforts of EU Partner Countries, in particular low- and middle-income countries in promoting inclusive and sustainable social protection and employment systems.
SOCIEUX+ also complements the efforts made through other European Union initiatives.SOCIEUX+ is results-oriented and demand-driven only.
It responds to the direct requests of public institutions and social partners organisations in EU Partner Countries. SOCIEUX+ actions can be implemented in 155 eligible countries and territories worldwide.
SOCIEUX+ fosters the efforts of the partner countries in the reform, development and extension of their social protection and employment systems, and labour policies.
It enhances the capacities to better design, manage and monitor inclusive, effective and sustainable employment strategies and social protection systems.
The Facility implements short-term technical cooperation actions based on peer-to-peer exchange supporting cooperation between EU Partner Countries’ experts from public administrations, social partners and mandated institutions and their peers from EU Member States.
SOCIEUX+ also develops knowledge by capitalising on the experience of its actions. The incumbent will join the Facility Management Team (FMT) responsible for the processing, assessment requests and implementation of short-technical cooperation actions.
The position will be located fulltime in Brussels, Belgium, with possible travel outside of the EU. The FMT is distributed between Brussels, Paris, France, and Madrid, Spain.
FMT members based in Brussels include the Team Leader of the FMT, two thematic coordinators, a communication officer, a coordinator for knowledge development, a knowledge development officer, an associated project officer supporting knowledge activities, a monitoring and evaluation officer and a total of four project officers.
FMT members based in Paris include the Deputy Team Leader, two associated programme officers and two technical advisors.
In addition, an associated programme officer is based in Madrid. The overall FMT is under the supervision of the Team Leader, supported by the Deputy Team Leader.
Under the direct supervision of the Team Leader and the Deputy Team Leader, the incumbent implements tasks and duties for the processing (reception, assessment and instruction,) of requests and implementation (formulation, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and closure) of short-term technical cooperation actions as per SOCIEUX+ Standard Operating Procedures.
The incumbent is also to contribute to the general operations of SOCIEUX+, among others the overall reporting, monitoring and evaluation of SOCIEUX+.
The incumbent will closely liaise duties and tasks related to SOCIEUX+ actions with the thematic coordinators of the Facility.
The incumbent will also liaise with all relevant FMT members for general operations of the Facility.The incumbent also performs other task and duties related to operations of SOCIEUX+ as assigned by the Team Leader and the Deputy Team Leader.
Proficient in standard IT tools (Microsoft office tools : Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint);Experience in working in a multi-cultural and lingual environment.
Experience in policy advice and / or capacity-building (including peer-to-peer exchanges among public sector experts).