The EIB, the European Union's bank, is seeking for its
Projects Directorate - Mobility Department - Regional Transport Programmes Division
at its headquarters in Luxembourg:
(under FEMIP Trust Fund Traineeship Programme)
Duration: 6 months (with possible extension for a total of up to 12 months)
(fixed start date: 1st September 2019)
The Programme, set up with the support of the EIB’s FEMIP Trust Fund (FTF), is only open to young nationals of the EU Southern Neighborhood countries that have entered into a Framework Agreement with the EIB (Algeria, Egypt, Palestine*, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia).
Objective of the traineeship
The overall objective of the traineeship is to provide to you a meaningful, worthwhile and rewarding work experience in Europe / EIB. The department will benefit from your support to perform tasks and cover gaps in reporting which are otherwise left aside due to lack of availability and existing workload of existing department staff. You will gain a valuable insight to all aspects of the project cycle from origination to completion of projects and thus understand the impact of transport projects in the region and their contribution to economic growth.
Under the supervision of a member of the Regional Transport Division, you should:
- Review the recent studies made for the transport sector in the Southern Neighbourhood region; disseminate executive summaries to relevant staff;
- Review the projects that have been implemented in the last 5 years by other IFIs in the transport sector; write and provide project fiches with essential information (project description, rational amount, timeline, status, etc.);
- Perform a market sounding / research exercise to anticipate the project pipeline in the transport sector; also provide some elements to assess maturity (level of commitment from Authorities, state of project preparation, sources of funding, if any, etc.);
- Be involved in the GIS mapping exercise for mapping of all EIB projects in the transport sector in the region;
- Harmonise the response based on above in aligning terms of reference for Technical Assistance operations in the region for the Mobility department.
Academic qualifications and professional skills
- Final year of studies or University degree in Engineering, Economics, or Law;
- Knowledge of planning and implementation of transport projects and policy;
- Familiarity with the work of International Financial Institution (IFIs)/Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) would be an advantage;
- Good to advanced knowledge of MS Office software, in particular Excel and Word;
- Excellent knowledge of spoken and written French and preferably a (very) good knowledge of English;
- Fluency in Arabic.
- Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
- Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
- Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
- Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.
Please note that deadline for application is 24th February 2019.
The FTF Traineeship Programme is open to students and recent graduates (with no more than two years of working experience) who have a single nationality of the Southern Neighborhood countries that have entered into a Framework Agreement with the EIB - Algeria, Egypt, Palestine*, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. The goal of the Program is to offer successful candidates an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international multicultural environment.
More information on the Program and the FEMIP Trust Fund, respectively, can be found at: http://www.eib.europa.eu/about/jobs/student-jobs/femip.htm
*This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.