Joint Technical Secretariat is looking for the Office Manager

Estonia - Latvia - Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme within European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument 2007-2013 is looking for an Office Manager to be employed in Riga in the Main Office of the Joint Technical Secretariat.

Please find the detailed announcement and job description for the Office Manager.

Required Qualification and Experience:
- excellent knowledge of Latvian and English languages, both–oral and written, knowledge of Estonian and Russian will be considered as advantage;
- very good communication, correspondence and inter-personal skills;
- experience of office and administrative work;
- experience with organising events and carrying out basic procurement assignments;
- awareness on European Union policies;
- awareness of Latvian policies;
- office management skills;
- computer literacy;
- ability to work in multi cultural environment.

Terms of Employment and Selection
The Office Manager will legally be employed under the Latvian Labor Law by the State Regional Development Agency.
The employment is foreseen on a full-time basis (40 hours a week) for the period until end 2015. The successful candidate will be expected to commence the work at earliest convenience.
A competitive salary will be offered depending on the qualification and experience of the selected candidates.

How to apply?
Application, consisting of the CV and a motivation letter in English, shall be addressed to Ms Unda Ozoliņa, the Head of the JTS, and sent via e-mail: Deadline for the submission of applications is 3:00 p.m. Monday, 9 February, 2015.

Pre-selected successful candidates will be invited for the interview in Riga, Latvia in February, 2015.

Selection will be done by the Joint Task Force for the staff recruitment of the Programme comprising officials from the Republic of Estonia, Republic of Latvia and the Russian Federation, the representatives of the JMA, the JTS and the SRDA.