Project/RTA Assistant for an EU-Twinning Project – Ministry of Agriculture, EU Delegation to Lebanon

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A full-time Assistant for the Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) is sought in the framework of the European Union funded Project entitled “Strengthening the Veterinary Services and Food Safety Capacities of the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture”, for 24 months, in Beirut.

This project is a Twinning project between Lebanon (Ministry of Agriculture, MoA) and the EU, implemented by a French-Italian consortium, in the field of veterinary public health in order to protect the health and safety of Lebanese consumers and secure the health and safety of Lebanese animal production and its food industry.


  • Assisting and supporting the RTA, the French and Italian short term experts and other foreign specialists involved in the project in matters related to issues due to being and working in a foreign country;
  • Practical organisation of training courses and expert missions, as of study visits to EU Member States, including programs, travel, hotel and venues arrangements; preparation of equipment and materials for meetings and training courses;
  • Drafting written materials in English and French, in particular reports in line with the EU requirements and minutes of meetings;
  • Proofreading of documents;
  • Performing necessary office management tasks including filing, answering phone calls, sending/receiving faxes, e-mails, keeping daily records of expenses, dealing with products/ service providers, payment of invoices, preparation of participation records, etc.;
  • Supporting the RTA to prepare financial information and record of the project expenditures;
  • Providing ad hoc administrative support to the RTA in Lebanon including advice and guidance on local issues;
  • Occasional support for translating documents, in particular training materials, from English or French to Arabic and vice versa, as necessary;
  • Performing any other duties requested by the RTA and his counterpart.

Countries covered:

  • Lebanon