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Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020
Vacancy at the Secretariat
- Project Desk Officer
14th October 2014


The Joint Secretariat for the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020 is looking for a Project Desk Officer on a short-term contract. The contracting period is 1st January to end of November 2015.

A new staff resource is required from 1st January 2015 to take over some tasks in connection with maternity leave. The person will be contracted until the end of November 2015, when the permanent Project Desk Officer is expected to return.

The main task of the Project Desk Officer will consist of being responsible for a portfolio of transnational projects funded by the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme. They will perform general tasks associated with this role, such as project monitoring, project development and assessment of project applications. In addition, the Project Desk Officer will assist the Secretariat with other tasks for example in connection with meetings and seminars and in connection with building up new administrative routines.

Further information regarding the specific tasks can be found in the vacancy announcement.

Due to the short contracting period, secondment for this position is a possibility. Details related to secondment are negotiable.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send a copy of your CV and a Cover Letter outlining your reasons for applying to Mr. Ole Damsgaard at the NPA Joint Secretariat no later than 14th November 2014. Interviews are scheduled for 20th-24th November 2014. 

Electronic applications should be sent to:

Alternatively, applications can be posted to:

Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020
Attn: Mr. Ole Damsgaard
Strandgade 91, 4.sal
1401 Copenhagen K

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