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POLITICAL ADVISOR ASSISTANT

Job Type: Contract | Company: EUBAM Libya | Location: Tripoli, Libya | Date posted: 19-08-2013

Vacancy No: LN02LIB

Post Title: POLITICAL ADVISOR ASSISTANT

Organization: EUBAM Libya

Location: Tripoli

Duration: 8 months with possibility of extension

No of posts: 1

Sex: Male/ Female

Nationality: Libyan/other

Date Announced: 18/08/2013

Closing Date: 01/09/2013

OPEN TO LIBYAN RESIDENTS ONLY

Background:

The European Union Integrated Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) is present in Libya since April 2013.

Submission guidelines:

Interested Libyan residents should submit their applications no later than 01/09/2013, closure of business.

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Interested applicants MUST submit the following documents only via email to recruitment@eubam-libya.eu and MUST indicate the vacancy No in the subject line of their email (e.g. LN02LIB).

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of high school/secondary diploma
  • Copy of academic certificate(s)
  • Copy of national passport
  • Proof of Libyan residency
  • Three (3) contact details of references from former employers or academic instructors

Note: Candidates are required to bring original certificates to the interview. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Successful candidates will be subject to a security screening.

Job Description

The Political Advisor Assistant will support the Political Office in providing high-quality support to the international staff in the implementation of the EUBAM mandate. This position reports to the Political Advisor, or the designated alternate, and is responsible for:

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Monitoring the political, socio-economic and other politically-relevant developments in an assigned area and providing relevant and timely analysis and advice
  • Supporting the political outreach of the Mission through appropriate contacts, analysis, and networking
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of events relating to political issues in a specified area or subject matter
  • Analysing information contained in communications and publications received form different sources, including the press
  • Assisting international staff with briefing notes, background papers and talking points
  • Preparing summaries of articles and documents from a wide variety of sources and drafting a variety of correspondence and/or sections of reports
  • Providing translation and interpretation between Arabic and English when necessary
  • Supporting visits, outreach and other politically-related Mission activities across Libya
  • Performing any other related duties as instructed by the line manager or designated alternate

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree preferably in political science, international relations, international economics, law or other relevant field, or any other demonstrably-relevant training
  • A minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience in politics and/or political analysis, international relations, law, security, conflict resolution, civil society advocacy, public administration, reform consultancy or other related field
  • Strong network of political and other contacts, and evidence of drawing on contacts to deliver results for an employing organisation
  • Deep understanding of Libyan social and political structures and current affairs, grounded in an understanding of Libyan culture and history and informed by a relevant conceptual framework
  • Excellent grasp of regional political dynamics and their effect on Libya
  • Excellent Arabic and English oral and written drafting skills
  • Very good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel etc.).
  • Knowledge of European Security Defence Policy (ESDP) Missions and EUBAM Libya activities in Tripoli is desirable

Additional attributes

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, in difficult circumstances, as well as ability to communicate with personnel at operational and strategic levels
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, complete assigned tasks within strict deadlines and consistently maintain quality and accuracy in the performance of duties
  • Meticulous time keeping, ability and willingness to work additional hours if required
  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Mandatory requirement to pass security clearance and medical checks
  • Ability to maintain a clean, safe and hazard free working environment and the highest standards of personal appearance at all times
  • Additional language skills are desirable
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