Traineeship for Grant–making Support (Arabic), EU-funded European Endowment for Democracy (EED)
Opportunity type : Calls for Proposals
The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a grant-giving organisation based in Brussels.
EED’s goal is to provide flexible support to democracy activists, complementing other EU and member state democracy support programmes. EED provides context-based, demand driven support based on a principle of fostering democracy and facilitating initiatives of local actors. Its geographic mandate covers the European neighbourhood and beyond.
EED seeks a trainee for a six-month traineeship for Grant–making Support (Arabic).
The trainee will assist in the EED grant-making contractual, financial and administrative process. Knowledge of grant-making cycle and experience in administrative work and detailed assessment of financial reports strongly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel necessary. High drive for detail and accuracy. Proficiency in Arabic language required, in addition to English.
In accordance with the Grants Management office policies and procedures, the Grant-Making Support Trainee shall:
Assist in preparation of grant agreements, addenda and other standard contractual documentation;
Assist in the review of financial reports to ensure compliance with EED requirements and draft feedbacks to beneficiaries (mostly in Arabic and English) as well as internal memos;
Translate brief texts from Arabic to English and vice-versa;
Update the database and maintain the archive;
Assist with other administrative tasks of the Grants team.