Oil and Gas Project Services

Senior Expert EU Funds

Published on: 02/3/23

Region:
Europe
Country:
Romania
City:
Bucharest
Reference:
30057
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Senior Expert EU Funds Job Description

Senior Expert EU Funds

Line Manager Position: Head of Portfolio Management & Business Development

Purpose of position

The position holder is responsible for accessing and implementing projects with non-reimbursable funding within the department. His/Her purpose is to support colleagues in the department as well as to collaborate interdepartmentally in order to ensure the submission and implementation of projects in good conditions.

Requirements

Senior Expert EU Funds

Line Manager Position: Head of Portfolio Management & Business Development

Purpose of position

The position holder is responsible for accessing and implementing projects with non-reimbursable funding within the department. His/Her purpose is to support colleagues in the department as well as to collaborate interdepartmentally in order to ensure the submission and implementation of projects in good conditions.

Key responsibilities

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Leads and executes the project implementation process, being directly involved in project management activities, namely drafting and making reimbursement requests, payment requests, periodic progress reports, project updates or changes, notifications and communications with the relevant authorities, etc. as the case may be, depending on the specifics of the project;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Permanently follows the legislation, guidelines and instructions issued by the relevant authorities in implementing the projects in which he/she is involved;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Is directly responsible for monitoring the entire implementation process, ensuring an effective flow of communication within the organization and identifying the relevant actors as well as supporting them in order to successfully implement the project;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provides support in the monitoring/durability phase of projects with non-reimbursable funding and drafts monitoring/ durability reports;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Periodically informs the direct superior and the other colleagues regarding the announced funding programs

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Participates in meetings and discussions regarding the structuring of projects in order to understand the funding needs of the organization;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Permanently monitors the sources of non-reimbursable funding both at the local level (EU funds, state aid schemes, NPRR/PNRR, etc.) and at the European level (schemes managed directly by the European Commission, cross-border programs, etc.) applicable to the company;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Drafts, reviews or directly analyzes some sections of the funding request, business plan, feasibility study or other specific deliverables from funding applications with the support of colleagues in the organization.

Responsibilities regarding the environment, health and safety at work, fire protection and civil protection:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To know and comply with the provisions of the legislation and internal provisions in the field of health, safety, security and environmental protection at work, fire protection and civil protection, as well as their enforcement measures;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To use the protection and current activity equipment in accordance with the technical instructions;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Not to affect the proper functioning, not to modify, change or arbitrarily remove the security devices from the building in which he/she operates;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To immediately communicate to the employer and/or the designated employees any situation that he/she has serious reasons to consider as a danger to the security and health of the employees, as well as any malfunction of the protection system;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To inform the superior and/or the employer about the accidents suffered;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To cooperate with the employer and/or designated employees to make possible the implementation of any measures or requirements of the law or related authorities;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To cooperate with the employer and/or the related authorities to enable a healthy working environment and work conditions without risks for safety;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To act, in accordance with the procedures established at the workplace, in the event of an imminent fire hazard or any other emergency situation;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To provide the designated persons with all known data and information regarding work accidents and/or fires that have occurred;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To participate in the medical examinations for health surveillance at the workplace, planned by the occupational medicine doctor with the employer's consent.

Minimum Requirements

Education / /: 聽聽聽 Master / Master - Diplom / Diploma Master聽聽聽聽聽

Subject of education :Economic/ Administrarea afacerii/ Juridic

Relevant professional experienc:聽7 years

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽At least 7 years of work experience in the field of public funding, proven by implemented projects (successful or not);

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽At least 3 years of experience in a task leader role or project management role.

Relevant professional skills

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Strong understanding of company and group strategy and objectives;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Excellent presentation and negotiation skills;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Solid knowledge of structures and decision-making processes within European and national bodies;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Experience in implementing projects with non-reimbursable funding;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Understanding the legislation and procedures applicable to non-refundable funds;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Proactive orientation, teamwork;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Positive attitude;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Strong communication skills;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ability to work independently and in interdepartmental work teams;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Stress resistance.

Industry knowledge

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Good understanding of the oil & gas business;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Strategic knowledge and insight into the evolution of European and national energy markets;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Knowledge of legislation, rules, regulations and norms regarding public funding;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Identifying the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems, using critical thinking;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Business-relevant professional education in the field of economics, EU policy, business administration, public administration or law, reflected by a master's degree;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Experience in multidisciplinary teams;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Project management skills and a good knowledge of specific project management tools;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Able to work at various seniority levels within the organization, including top management;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Knowledge of English and Romanian;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Very good organizational and coordination skills; written and oral communication skills; interpersonal communication skills;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Identifying the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to critical problems;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities that require both rigorous attention to detail and comprehensive high-level solutions.

Others /


The position holder is also responsible for the following activities:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Informs and reports to the direct superior and colleagues in the department regarding the identified funding programs, legislative news or any other relevant information regarding non-reimbursable funding;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Builds and maintains constructive working relationships with colleagues in the department and within the other structures of the organization;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Reads, analyzes and makes reports and presentations of the funding programs identified in relation to the Applicant's Guidelines and related legislation;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provides support and technical assistance in his/her area of competence to the corporate public funding project team (Public Affairs), the refining team, the alternative mobility team, to any business unit within the R&M division regarding funding projects;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Participates with the other colleagues in the department in the process of identifying public funding opportunities within the R&M Division;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Performs company eligibility analyzes and simulations of project scores or competitiveness in relation to the rules in the applicant's guidelines;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provides assistance in the process of creating reports and presentations on the sources and activities of public funding for the Department Director, which will be presented to the management of Company, the R&M division and other interested parties within the company;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Monitors from a technical and economic point of view the evolution of the investments under implementation and periodically reports to the hierarchical superior the status of the investments;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Provides consultancy and support in connection with non-reimbursable funding within the organization;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Ensures an effective communication process in relation to projects with non-reimbursable funding both within the company and in relation to the relevant authorities (project officer, control authorities);

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Prepares and maintains a good archive of documents as well as an audit trail of the project;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Prepares and participates in monitoring and control visits, audit or information visits from the relevant authorities;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Performs any other relevant activities in relation to the non-reimbursable funding needs of the organization.


Planning and forecasting duties:

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Assistance in the development of action plans and position documents (proposals) regarding relevant public funding topics and eligible projects for the R&M Division;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Preparation of informative materials and reports for internal and external use.

Organization

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Drafting and revision of documents, memoranda, official addresses, minutes and internal documents;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Monitoring ongoing R&M public funding areas for the R&M division leadership team;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Active issues (for example, possible legislative changes, political developments with potential impact on the activity); planning, developing, managing and tracking Company's positions on these issues;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Represents R&M Company at conferences in order to maintain/improve image and reputation;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with stakeholders and maintaining them over time;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Establishing and maintaining viable internal and external partnerships;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Elaboration of materials for raising awareness in the field of public funding;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Escalates issues encountered during analysis and reports directly to manager;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Actively participate and contribute to audits.

Coordination

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Close coordination and reporting of relevant activities to the R&M management team (strategic partnerships, advocacy topics with relevant stakeholders); ensure that accurate records are kept and that monitoring data is collected regularly.

Reporting

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Reports directly to the Director of the Portfolio Management & Business Development Department;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Reporting of active issues (for example, possible legislative changes, political developments with potential impact on the activity, legislative or procedural news related to the implementation process) and strategic initiatives

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Offers support in providing periodic progress reports on the advocacy strategy;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Support senior consultants in the department in carrying out relevant activities.

Personal development tasks

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Constant improvement of communication skills, intercultural skills, a strategic mindset, especially in terms of a coherent and high added value approach to interaction with the authorities;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽To reinforce a constructive and proactive approach to solving problems, along with the constant display of a high degree of integrity and honesty;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽Resilience to high pressure and a fast-paced environment;

聽聽聽聽聽聽聽The desire to innovate and capitalize on the potential of emerging technologies and internal IT resources.