Project Assistant

By September 30, 2021Vacancy

Currently we have a vacancy for a:


  Project Assistant

Full-time position

based in Maastricht (NL)

Job Profile

You will provide support in the training and research activities in the area of EU policies such as cohesion policy, economic governance, in particular:

  • Research support for the preparation of (online) seminars and other projects
  • Research, analysis and preparation of briefings in the related areas, in cooperation with project leaders
  • Assisting in building case studies and learning exercises
  • Other related tasks.

Job requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • A Master degree with a focus on EU, such as European Studies, International Relations or similar
  • Ideally three years’ experience in the field of structural funds or a related field
  • Excellent familiarity with EU institutions and policy processes
  • Very good language and communication skills in English (level C2 or mother tongue is an asset)
  • Very good computer skills
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Experience at EU institutions and/or Permanent Representations, EU associations, … will be considered an asset.

Soft skills

To be successful in this position you possess at least the following skills:

  • Team spirit
  • Proactivity and constructive approach to challenges
  • Be service and goals oriented.

Our offer

A very interesting opportunity for a young professional eager to further develop your training and project management skills in a multi-cultural environment. The successful candidate will initially be offered a one-year contract with the option for renewal and the possibility of a permanent contract.


Please apply by sending your CV and motivation letter in English by email via for the attention of Ms. A. Cazaerck by 22 October 2021 mentioning the vacancy number V0224 as a reference. For more information you can contact the HR Department ( Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed. Starting date: as soon as possible.

In the body of the email, please copy in: “I hereby consent that my personal data is processed by EIPA for recruitment purposes” so that we have your written consent to follow up on your application.

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