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Expert 3: Event Coordinator (Senior Expert)
Expected start
1 February 2021
120 working days
14 December 2020
Greg Barker (

Detailed description Back

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows: To assist the European Commission in facilitating spaces for dialogue (in-person and virtual) and consultations at global and regional level with civil society networks, associations of local authorities and EU institutions and Member States, mainly through the Policy Forum on Development (PFD), and ad hoc consultations. To support the European Commission in the drafting of regular updates on policy issues related to and raised by civil society and associations of local authorities and contribute in background papers.

The PFD needs to adapt to the quickly developing digital reality and, consequently, regular online activities will take place to guarantee continuous consultation with PFD members and beyond when required by the Contracting Authority.


Qualifications and skills:

  • Degree in event management or other relevant discipline. This diploma may be replaced by 5 years of work experience in logistic organisation and managing events, conferences in addition to the 10 years requirement under the general professional experience;
  • Good command (writing and speaking) of English and French. Good command (writing and speaking) of Spanish will be considered as an asset.

General professional experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in logistic organisation of international conferences and events.

Specific professional experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in international contract management related to event organisation (including contracting of short-term experts and services, invoicing, etc.).