Operations Officer | Full time | Brussels

We are looking for an Operations Officer to support our team in Brussels Office.

European Young Innovators Forum is the leading foundation for youth innovation in Europe, an independent, non-profit, pan-European, bottom-up association reaching over 500,000 young people across Europe.

The operations officer is the first point of contact both internally within the team but also externally with EYIF’s ecosystem of partners, suppliers, and its community of start-ups, policy-makers and all other stakeholders;

IMPORTANT: The candidate must be interested in innovation and entrepreneurship and is willing to grow in this field.

The role of the Operations Officer will be to:

 Support EYIF’s management team with strategic planning and coordination (calendar management, organize team meetings, take minutes, etc.);

 Plan, Organise and Coordinate EYIF’s operations and logistics all across Europe (i.e. field missions, trade fairs, workshops, partnership meetings, etc.)

 Ensure office management and operations, including office inventory and supplies, HR administration and building relationships with EYIF’s suppliers ecosystem;

 Support EYIF’s executive team in accounting, finance and procurement;

 Ensure process implementation and compliance, in particular IT tools, databases, and event management.

Minimum requirements:

The selected candidate will have strong self-organizational skills, a pro-active mindset and can-do attitude and will be continuously and pro-actively be following up on tasks and see that all pending actions are completed by all relevant team members.

 ​A winning personality, enjoys interacting with people, has an international multi-cultural outlook and strong networking and communication skills, both online and offline;

 EU national, located in Brussels or looking to relocate to Brussels asap ​and working full time;

 A University degree in Business, Marketing or Administration or similar (alternatively, a degree in another area);

 Fluency​ in English, both spoken and written; and preferable that part of your academic track has been conducted in English.

​Preferable requirements: Experience in events and event-management activities (i.e. volunteering, etc.) requiring strong coordination and task management processes.

How to apply?

The position will be compensated within the framework of a Convention d’Immersion Professionelle under Belgian Law for a duration of between 6 and 12 months for a net monthly remuneration of €820 per month + benefits.

If you are looking for a new challenge, please contact us by sending your CV and a short cover letter in English to Louis Papaemmanuel at louis.papaemmanuel@eyif.eu, mentioning in the subject line “Operations Officer + Full Name”. Interviews will be on going and only selected candidates will be contacted. Starting date: as negotiated.

Deadline: 31 March