Job Openings

The European Patients’ Forum (EPF) is recruiting a Project Assistant.

Project Assistant
CDI - Full-time (100%) position
Open-ended contract
To start as soon as possible
Deadline: 23h59, Monday 20 May 2024
Interviews will take place on a rolling basis

EPF currently holds a large projects portfolio financed by the Horizon Research Programme, the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) and EU4HEALTH projects. The Project Assistant will support the Projects Team on all administrative tasks. The role requires a versatile personality and flexibility to adjust to deadlines and ability to tackle competing priorities.

Key responsibilities

Project Support:
• Setting up online internal and external project meetings (setting the date, logistics, invitation, follow-up after the meetings;
• Scheduling regular meetings and recording action points for the team;
• Assisting in coordinating EPF staff involved in projects, facilitating collaboration and task management.

Budget Assistance:
• Supporting in the management of project budgets, ensuring adherence to financial guidelines and efficient resource allocation;
• Supporting the team with administrative tasks related to member and patient engagement (MoUs, agreements, requests for payment, tracking engagements, etc.);
• Liaising with the Operations Team in monitoring EPF’s use of project resources and contributing to overall budget monitoring and financial management improvements.

Reporting and Communication:
• Assisting in the preparation and submission of technical and financial project reports as required by Project Coordinators;
• Acting as person of contact for the collection and reporting of credit card payments (prepare and scan receipts and invoices, filling out the workbook monthly) for the Projects Team;
• Liaising with the rest of the EPF team for any additional questions related to projects.

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