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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.


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We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.


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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists


Project Officer - Framework Contract, France (Paris)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Sofreco headquarter
Deadline:
15/01/2018
Location:
France (Paris)

SOFRECO is now seeking a Project Officer in support to the Framework Contract (FWC) Management Team.


Context: From our Paris headquarters, the FWC Project Officer participates in the management of FWC and/or Short Term assignments and projects funded by international donors worldwide. Probable starting date: jan/feb 2017. 


The Project Officer is responsible for the management of FWC assignments under the direct brief & instructions of the FWC Project Director or his substitute.  It mainly consists in:


  • Analyse mission's requirements and Terms of reference;
  • Coordinate bid preparation with consortium partners;
  • Identify adequate resources in terms of expertise, within SOFRECO and its partners;
  • Supervise the elaboration of the service offer (methodology, presentation of the team);
  • Secure contractual arrangements with team members upon notification of award;
  • Coordinate all necessary steps conducive to timely mobilisation of experts in the country;
  • Support the Project Director in handling all Quality Assurance steps along the assignment;
  • Interact continuously with the dispatched team, the partners, the Client, and the Project Director for any decision affecting the mission's quality;
  • Coordinate the final stages in the elaboration of each mission's deliverables.
QUALIFICATION
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and French. Spanish is an asset;
  • Educational background: Master Degree in subject matters closely related to the management of natural resources (agronomy, forestry, water);
  • At least 4 years of general professional experience including 1 year in international project in disciplines pertaining to  either agriculture, livestock, forestry, rural development, Food Security, agri-business, water - river, ocean/fishing, biodiversity/ Natural Resources, blue & green economy;
  • Knowledge of the project funding procedures of some international aid agencies (EU as an asset);
  • Experience with budget preparation and dealing with contractual aspects, planning & organization;
  • Strong communication skills, good team player, together with ability to work independently and efficiently on projects deliverables (reports, database, ect);
  • Good negotiation & problem solving skills;
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Word, Excel.

We invite candidates with a professional experience corresponding to the criteria here listed to send us their motivation letter in English and their CV in French as soon as possible.


APPLY FOR THIS JOB
SOFRECO references:
OA9965-BPR-MSE
Please send your detailed CV specifying your availability to
SOFRECO - 92/98 boulevard Victor Hugo, 92115 Clichy-cedex France
fax: +33 (0)1 41 27 95 96 - E-mail: rh@sofreco.com
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92-98, boulevard Victor Hugo - 92115 CLICHY Cedex - FRANCE - Tel. +33.1.41.27.95.95