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We are hiring! Project and Stakeholder Engagement Officer

Do you have a passion for EU-funded projects focused on regional policies, training development, and circular economy? Are you someone who thrives in a dynamic environment? Are you known for your reliability, organisation, and structured approach to work? If you enjoy working in an international setting, have a flexible attitude, and can collaborate effectively both within a team and independently, then we can't wait to connect with you!

Responsibilities and tasks

The EURADA Project and Stakeholder Engagement Officer will play a key role in assisting the EURADA Secretariat and the Project Manager in the management and implementation of EU-funded projects linked to Regional Development and Circular Economy along with (among others) the delivery of materials related to network and stakeholder engagement as well as communication.

Thus, the ideal candidate will have been previously involved in the areas of stakeholder management and networking, project management, and communication and dissemination activities.

The candidate will:

  • Plan and coordinate content for deliverables, including reporting, planning and implementation, and organising meetings, national and European seminars, and conferences.
  • Develop and implement detailed project and working group content;
  • Manage resources and forecast requirements to achieve project objectives;
  • Prepare and monitor project budgets and work plans based on scope of work and resource needs;


Required expertise and experience

Minimum requirements for being admitted to the selection:

  • University degree 
  • Knowledge of English level C1
  • 3+ years of professional experience in a relevant field: regional development policies, innovation policies, stakeholder coordination, management and animation, networking, EU-funded project implementation.

The candidatures will be evaluated based on: 

  • Level of practical experience on Stakeholder and Network Engagement along with communication tasks;
  • Level of experience in planning and developing content for working groups and project deliverables, including planning, implementation and reporting;
  • Level of experience in organising meetings, national and European seminars, and conferences (physical and online);
  • Level of experience in developing and implementing interactive stakeholder and network activities (particularly for and with regional governments and stakeholders), including facilitation and engagement;
  • Level of experience in stakeholder identification and mapping,
  • Level of experience community and/or citizen engagement;
  • Ability to work and multi-task under pressure and respond quickly to changing situations in complex project environments; 
  • Writing ability in translating complex topics into powerful messages resonating among the Brussels audience and beyond (social media and digital content, press materials, factsheets, one-pagers, etc.);
  • Innovative and open-minded approach to network development and engagement.

These skills will be evaluated as Assets:

  • Knowledge of regional development and related topics;
  • Certification on Project Management;
  • Demonstrated competencies related to market research, communication plan structuring and development, and stakeholder mapping and engagement;
  • Knowledge of other European languages; 
  • Relevant experience in a similar role in a European or international setting.


What we are offering

  • 2 years full-time contract (38h/week) under Belgian law (CP 337) starting ASAP possibly before July 2024;
  • A gross salary ranging from € 2,200 to € 2,800 according to experience;
  • Additional benefits including meal vouchers and metropolitan transport costs;
  • Flexibility and balance between work and private life are equally important for us. The job is based in Brussels, but EURADA has implemented a policy allowing staff to mix office and smartworking. Applicants must have the right to work in Belgium.



Applications should be sent by mail before Friday 31st May 2024 to the attention of:

Mrs Roberta Dall’Olio, EURADA Director (roberta.dallolio(at) and in cc to (finances(at)

Please specify Vacancy for Project and Stakeholder Engagement Officer in the subject line.

The application should include a CV in EUROPASS FORMAT with a clear indication of the starting date and ending date of each assignment and education and training records together with a motivation letter of maximum 1 page outlining your suitability for the role.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and therefore early applications are encouraged. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please ensure all requested documents are added to your application.

The successful candidate will be requested to start working as soon as possible, ideally Monday 1st July 2024. 


Company description

Founded in 1992, the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA) gathers professionals working on economic development across Europe. EURADA represents development agencies before the European Union institutions. The association facilitates cooperation among regional economic development practitioners for networking, planning common EU projects, and positioning regional and territorial development policies at European and international levels. EURADA serves as an international well-established facility to connect development agencies, with Europe, and with the opportunities Europe has to offer.