AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Agriculture and Agricultural Infrastructure
  • Veterinary Services and Animal Health
  • Food Safety and Food Security
  • Agribusiness Development
  • Rural Development
  • Farm Management
  • Plant Health
  • Fishery
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Environment
  • Coastal & Marine Resources Management
  •  Pollution and Waste Management
  • Watershed Management
  • Climate Change
  • Forestry 
  • Water Resources
  • Management
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Social Development
  • Human Resources Development
  • Labor Market Interventions
  • Local Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Civil Society Strengthening
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development
Economic Development
  • Trade Development
  • Investment Promotion
  • Regional Economic Integration
  • Regional Development
  • Private Sector Development

Project Description Agriconsulting Europe is looking for a project manager/event manager to be involved in the management of the on-going BTSF (Better training for safer food projects) and in the business development activities

Posted on: 15/09/2017

Location / Country: Belgium

Language: English and French

Deadline: 30/10/2017

Sectors: Agriculture and rural development

Project Duration: Long term

Seeking for: Project Manager

Work experience: 3-5 years

Job Description:

Agriconsulting Europe is looking for a project manager/event manager to be involved in the management of the on-going BTSF (Better training for safer food http://ec.europa.eu/chafea/food/about.html) projects) and in the business development activities (acquisition of new BTSF and similar projects).

 

  • Preparation of training’s organisation
  • Identification and selection of participants
  • Distribution of technical and logistic information (including visibility material) to National Contact Points and participants
  • Organisation of accommodation (hotel), catering (meals and coffee breaks), social event and training venue (in town where no previous events have been organized a pre-training visit is necessary)
  • Coordination of participants’ travel to the training premises.
  • Organization of participants pick-up
  • Regular check of budget available against training costs
  • Contracts with service providers (hotel etc), experts and when necessary hosting technical organisation
  • On site organization and coordination of study visits
  • Training programme preparation or confirmation
  • Identification of training coordination (training coordinator) and other trainers
  • Approval from CHAFEA of training program and training presentations and modifications if required

Logistics:

• Distribution of technical and logistic information (including visibility material) to National Contact Points, participants and to DG SANCO observers
• Organisation of accommodation (hotel), catering (meals and coffee breaks), social event and training venue (in town where no previous events have been organized a pre-training visit is necessary)
• Coordination of participants’ travel to the training premises
• Organization of participants pick-up
• Regular check of budget availability against training costs
• Contracts with service providers (hotel etc…)

 

Technical coordination:
• Identification of training coordinator and other trainers
• Training programme preparation and/or confirmation
• Coordination  of the Tutors team for the preparation of presentations, submission to CHAFEA and validation by client/ amendments according to comments.
• Communication point with  CHAFEA for technical contents (programme, tutors’ team and presentations)
• Identification and organization of study visits in relation to the programme’s implementation
• Identification and selection of participants
• Contracts with experts and when necessary hosting technical organisation

During the training (on site for 4-6 days)
• Check of participant arrival (flight schedule, pick up etc.)
• Arrange EC visibility
• Preparation of conference room and Distribution of training material
• Welcome drink, coffee breaks, lunches and dinners
• Control of hotel, catering etc.
• Control of technical equipment


• Presence to the training (control of quality of presentations, capacity of communications by the trainers, serious games etc.)
• Presence to the social event and study visit
• Quality control
• Coordination with training coordinator
• Collection of presence sheet (every day)
• Collection of evaluation sheets
• Communication with participants and gathering of impressions about the training and other services
• Organization of transportation to field visits
• Communication with local competent authorities.
• Etc.

After training
• Analysis of evaluation sheets
• Collection of tutors’ reports
• Administrative internal reports (invoices, budget check etc)
• Reporting when foreseen by contract with CHAFEA
• Payment of experts and service providers
When requested by the technical specifications
• Pedagogical review (identification of expert to carry it out and review of the report)
• Preparation of syllabus (with support of training coordinator and other experts)

Business development
• Tender identification
• Preparation and analysis of the budget
• Identification of the experts
• Identification of consortium partners
• Proposal preparation (including technical writing)


Required qualifications and skills:
• A background in agriculture studies, animal health/veterinary, food safety or related fields;
• Fluency in English;
• Knowledge of French would be an asset;
• Good communication and drafting/editing skills;
• Computer literacy
• Experience in the management of trainings
• Previous experience on BTSF (or similar) projects would be considered as an asset
• At least two years of professional experience in the agricultural or veterinary or food safety or similar sectors
• Very good organisational skills
• Available to work after normal working hours and on weekends when necessary

Only applications matching most of the above mentioned requirements may be taken in consideration

How to apply: Please send an updated CV/resume and a cover letter addressed to

Lorenzo Grazioli l [dot] grazioli [at] aesagroup [dot] eu, Alicia Juarez Pallares a [dot] juarezpallares [at] aesagroup [dot] eu

Deadline for Applications: 30/10/2017