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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.


Our clients

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


Our teams

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


Team Leader-Senior Expert on Implementation of International Projects and Strategic Communication, worldwide

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Long-term
Deadline:
30/04/2020
Location:
worldwide
Project:
International alliance for a human-centric approach to Artificial Intelligence

The Team Leader, in close collaboration with the AI expert will be responsible for the overall implementation of the project, quality and timeliness of the team's performance and outputs as well as for the communication with the Contracting Authority and other relevant stakeholders. The Team Leader, in close collaboration with the AI expert, will also be responsible for facilitating, guiding and overseeing the implementation of all communication-related aspects of the project, especially under the Public Diplomacy Component. This will have to be done in close coordination and in consultation with the Contracting Authority. S/he will be also responsible for coordinating expert inputs and financial and operational reporting.


QUALIFICATION


Qualifications and skills:


  • Minimum university degree at Master's level or, in its absence, a Bachelor's degree and 1 year of additional professional experience in each of the categories included under specific professional experience;
  • Proficiency in English (level C1 or C2)4 and knowledge of French (level B1 or higher);
  • Proven leadership, organisational and management skills and ability to prioritise;
  • Knowledge and Understanding of ethical and legal aspects of technology;
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the EU policies and Institutions;
  • Practical experience with protocol and diplomatic practices;
  • Proven communication and project management skills;
  • Proven drafting skills for communication material, including speeches;
  • Proven interpersonal skills.

General professional experience:


  • Participation in at least 2 projects in the field of EU Policies with a minimum budget of EUR 1 million in a project coordinator/team leader role from the start to the completion of the project managing a team of at least 4 persons.

Specific professional experience:


  • At least 5 years of experience in organising and managing public events, including seminars and roundtables as well as larger public events with the high profile speakers and participants and exhibition spaces;
  • At least 3 years of experience in information dissemination and communication including design and drafting of the communication material and communication through the social media platforms and digital communication tools;
  • At least 3 years of experience participating in international projects having as responsibility building up of networks and coordination of multiple stakeholders;
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in providing consulting services to EU National/Regional public authorities on EU policies;
  • Experience of at least 1 year working on the AI field will be an advantage.

 


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