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Project Officer Macro-regional Strategy for the Alpine Region (m/f/d - full time)

Project Officer Macro-regional Strategy for the Alpine Region (m/f/d - full time)

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VeröffentlichtVeröffentlicht: 26.6.2024
 0 - 1 Jahr Berufserfahrung
ab € 2.500,-
  1. Description of the position

In coordination with the Region of Carinthia, the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention is responsible for co-leading Action Group 6 of the Macro-regional Strategy of the European Union for the Alpine Region (EUSALP). The objective of Action 6 is the preservation and valorisation of natural resources including water and cultural resources. More detailed information on Action 6 and on the priorities of the EUSALP can be found in the Action Plan annexed to the Communication [COM(2015) 366 final] of the European Commission and on the homepage of the Alpine Convention at:

As Project Officer, you will work under the authority of the Secretary General, together with the other Project Officer in charge of the EUSALP and in close cooperation with all colleagues of the Permanent Secretariat to perform the following functions:

  1. Contributing to the coordination of Action 6 of the EUSALP. This field of work includes:Contributing to the implementation of the work plan of the Action Group 6 for the period 2023-2025 and to the continuous monitoring of its implementation; 
  • Identifying and developing projects for the implementation of Action 6 of the EUSALP with a focus on the fields of action of the Alpine Convention, and contributing to the implementation and monitoring of these projects, 
  • Consolidating and expanding existing networks, or where necessary, building new networks of actors that can contribute to the objectives of Action 6, 
  • Coordinating with the relevant actors in the Region of Carinthia, 
  • Carrying out the tasks of the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention as partner of the “Support EUSALP” project of the INTERREG Alpine Space Programme for the implementation of the EUSALP, in particular coordination with other project partners and technical and financial reporting, 
  • Preparation of and participation in seminars, meetings and conferences. 
  1. Ensuring coherence between relevant activities under the Alpine Convention and the activities of the Permanent Secretariat as co-leader of Action Group 6. This field of work includes:
  • Technical coordination with the thematic working bodies of the Alpine Convention in relation to the contents of Action 6, including, where appropriate, the preparation of analyses and technical reports on topics relevant to the achievement of the objectives of Action 6,
  • Supporting the public relations activities of the Permanent Secretariat, 

Regular reporting to the relevant bodies of the Alpine Convention

Language skills

In order to fulfil your missions, you should have a fluent command of one Alpine language and English: either your mother tongue is one of the four official languages of the Alpine Convention, or you have an equivalent level of knowledge in one of these. In addition, an excellent written and spoken command of English is required.

Education and skills

You should hold a University degree at Bachelor level related to one of the following sectors: international relations, spatial planning and regional management, geography, natural sciences, economic sciences, political sciences or social sciences. 

  1. Contract offered

The Permanent Secretariat offers a fixed-term contrac t until the end of the current “Support EUSALP” project on 28 February 2026. Should the Permanent Secretariat participate in the continuation project, the contract can be extended on the basis of performance and the budgetary situation of the Secretariat. A three-month probationary period applies. 

You will work in the historic Golden Roof building in the centre of Innsbruck, Austria, with travels to other countries of the Alpine Convention or third countries. 

Your yearly net salary (Attention: NETTO)will be Euro 27.254,22 € (in 14 instalments) plus, where applicable, expatriation allowance and household allowance and child allowance.

You will benefit from the privileges and immunities granted by the Austrian Government to the staff of the Permanent Secretariat[1]. The employment will be regulated by the Statute and Staff Regulation of the Permanent Secretariat.

Please submit your application (CV and motivation letter not exceeding one page) in English language, with copies of your educational qualifications and proofs of professional experience attached. The application should be submitted exclusively in one email message (max. 10 Mb) until 17 July 2024, 23.59 h CET, to the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention at the following e-mail address:

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Art des Abschlusses

  • Bachelor


  •  0 - 1 Jahr Berufserfahrung


  • ab € 2.500,-