Description de fonction

If you're curious, organised and want to work in a European environment, this is a unique opportunity for you. As part of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which runs from January to June 2024, you will be involved in protocol relations with various Belgian institutional authorities and European ministerial delegations. This liaison officer position will be a real stepping stone to an international and/or protocol career.

Profil recherché

A Liaison Officer looks after an international delegation during its stay in Belgium. S/he acts as a point of
contact, a link, a guide and a facilitator for the delegation during its visit.
The tasks of the LO include:
• Point of contact for all relevant information regarding the assigned delegation and moreover
their protocol related questions;
• Close cooperation with the different organising ministries, who will be in contact with the
delegations in the run-up to the event;
• Regular exchange with the delegation and/or diplomatic missions;
• Link for relevant organisational entities (authorities (e.g. security), venues, hotel, transport,
catering etc.) and other relevant parties;
• Support with the accreditation of the assigned delegation;
• Ensuring time management in accordance with the official programme of events and the
delegation's schedule;
• Organising and accompanying delegations to bilateral meetings e.g. between the delegations
and/or the media;
• Administrative support such as: courier services, photocopying, research
(e.g. matters related to travel), luggage; ad hoc support to the delegation.
• Exceptional academic and/or equivalent record(s);
• First experience with international conferences, preferably with a focus on politics, development
or international relations
• Fluency in written and spoken French OR Dutch (Flemish) OR German (C1/C2) AND English
(C1) and preferably knowledge of other European (foreign) languages (according to the CEFR -
Common European Framework of Reference for Languages*);
• Interpersonal skills and intercultural competence in dealing with high-ranking international guests,
colleagues and superiors are a prerequisite;
• Discretion and obliging appearance;
• Flexibility and stress resistance;
• Well-groomed appearance;
• European nationality or EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) or in possession
of a work permit for Belgium;
• No entries in the police clearance certificate and willingness to undergo a security check by
Belgian authorities.
Contract and remuneration:
Expected assignment periods:
• Five days training session in the first half of December 2023 (dates tbd);
• Deployments from 1 January to 30 June 2024.
As things stand a training session is planned before the first deployment; conducted mainly virtually
and partially face-to-face in Brussels.

Informations complémentaires

Localisation de l'offre d'emploi: Ixelles
Contrat Offert: Interim
Expérience requise: expérience
Diplôme requis: Master

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