Project Support Officer (Event Organizer)

EXPIRES 09 Feb, 2020

Job Location

Georgetown, Guyana


The purpose of this procedure is to contract one Project Support Officer (taking care of aspects related to activity logistics, organisation, communication, event organization) of an EU funded project to support CARIFORUM Institutions in the Intelectual Property Rights field. The project will run for a period of 4 years and while having activities in CARIFORUM Member States the project base will be Georgetown (Guyana). It is a full time position for the envisaged period.


Qualifications and skills

  • University degree or academic qualification in law/languages/political sciences/financial management/accounting/office management etc.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish (desired)
  • Proficiency in written and spoken French (desired)

General professional experience

  • 5 years of professional experience in the CARIFORUM region.
  • 2 years of professional experience in working for international or national public institutions/ programmes / projects.
  • 2 year of experience in EU institutions and bodies and/or in projects funded by EU.

Specific professional experience

  • 2 years of professional experience in office organization.
  • 4 years of experience in supporting logistics/events organisation.
  • 2 years of experience in supporting logistics/ organisation of international events.
  • 1 years of experience in organising awareness raising/communication activities.
  • 1 years of experience in financial management and/or accounting and/or procurement


Specific tasks of the Project Assistan are to support the Project team in:

  • drafting of agendas, practical information notes and minutes of meetings;
  • the identification of potential local providers of horizontal services (e.g. translation, printing, promotional material, office materials, etc.) as well as for services necessary for events (e.g. interpretation, venues, catering, hotels, flights, etc.);
  • the establishment and maintenance of working relations with local providers and EUIPO’s providers (request quotations, negotiate prices, place orders and monitor quality and timeliness of implementation)
  • the establishment and maintenance of working relations with local stakeholders (preparation and translation of correspondence, organisation of and participation to meetings, etc.);
  • the logistics aspects of the organization of missions and events (booking of flights and hotels, support with VISA requests, identification of suitable venues, prior checking of venues and material, support with the management of participants, etc.);
  • other administrative activities related to the Project


Service contract for a period of 45 months (900 working days) with an average remuneration of U$S 24.000/year.

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Include the following subject: CARIFORUM IPR

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DEM - Multilateral Development


DEM is a private Spanish consulting firm with a worldwide network of over 350 associated experts. The firm specialises in the following areas: Modernisation of State, Justice and Security, Human Rights, Civil Society and fighting against exclusions, Vocational Education & Training and private sector development. During the last years, DEM experts has successfully managed and implemented technical assistance programmes and projects, the large majority of which have been awarded to the company through international competitive bidding processes supported by major development and co-operation agencies. Through these programmes and projects, DEM has provided advisory, consulting, tutoring and training services to many public and private beneficiaries in many different countries.
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