The OIE recruits 01 Project Officer

The OIE recruits 01 Project Officer



The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is the intergovernmental Organisation responsible for improving animal health worldwide. The standards it develops for the trade of live animals and products of animal origin are recognized by the World Trade Organization as reference international sanitary rules (

The OIE, previously known as the « Office international des épizooties », was created on the 25th of January, 1924. Its headquarters are based in Paris. It comprises 182 Member Countries and is present on all continents through 12 Representations or Bureaus in total.

The World Fund Unit mobilises and manages voluntary contributions to support the rolling out of OIE Strategic Plan. A horizontal unit positioned within the Financial Directorate, the World Fund Unit works with OIE teams (technical, administrative and regional) to implement projects and activities funded by OIE resource partners.

Positioning and reportingUnder the authority of the Director of Finance and the direct supervision of the Head of the OIE World Fund Unit, in collaboration with four other team members of the World Fund Unit.
Job purposeThe Project officer contributes to the sustainability of the Organisation’s activities by maintaining and increasing the voluntary contributions received from resource partners. He/she participates in the implementation of the OIE’s resource mobilisation strategy and builds strong relationships with relevant resource partners as well as overseeing project management in coordination with OIE technical teams.
Missions and activitiesManage a portfolio of grants executed through the OIE World Fund Unit

·        Provide financial management oversight

·        Draft and review technical and financial reports to World Fund investors

·        Draft and ensure follow-up of contracts/grants/ agreements with resource partners as well as with third parties to support the implementation of activities in the context of grants funded through the World Fund

·        Work in collaboration with OIE teams to ensure implementation of grants as per contractual requirements

·        Prepare briefing notes for senior management on grants and financial contributions received by resource partners

·        Contribute to the monitoring of commitments of projects managed through the World Fund Unit in collaboration with other Units in the Financial Directorate

·        Highlight issues and potential solutions to senior management regarding active grants

·        Contribute to the Monitoring & Evaluation of activities in collaboration with other OIE Departments

Undertake fundraising by identifying and exploring new leads and securing new income streams, and supporting the finalisation of new partnerships with resource partners and other relevant parties

·        Support the development and the implementation of the OIE’s resource mobilisation strategy

·        Gather intelligence on specific topics of interest for the OIE and contribute to the development of resource mobilisation documents and other relevant materials aligned with the OIE Strategic Plan

·        Develop and maintain close relationships with resource partners and actively source new resource partners;

·        Work in collaboration with external technical partners on joint resource mobilisation efforts

·        Explore innovative mechanisms for resource mobilisation

·        Prepare and review concept notes and negotiation documents for resource partners

·        Develop, negotiate and finalise draft grant agreements with resource partners, including drafting contractual provisions in consultation with relevant OIE staff and services, when necessary

Support the preparation and organisation of the Advisory and Management Committees of the OIE World Fund (annual meetings)

·        Prepare working documents and executive presentations

·        Provide financial analysis of resource partner accounts

·        Facilitate working group sessions

·        Participate to the drafting of the minutes for these meetings

Represent the OIE World Fund Unit (internally) or the OIE (externally) at meetings: participation in international meetings or duty missions (including abroad) when required. This may include participation in external meetings with resource partners and/or thematic meetings and conferences.

Archive key documents managed through the World Fund.

Draft papers, articles and other relevant informative material for both OIE and external publications.









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Expériences / Formation du candidat Qualifications and Experience

Required qualifications

·        Post-graduate degree (master’s) in a relevant discipline

·        At least 5 years of experience in project management, planning and implementation

·        Familiarity in the management of donor funded development projects, including contract management

·        Previous experience in fundraising (desirable)


Technical skills

·        Strong analytical skills and writing skills

·        Excellent project planning, management and evaluation skills

·        Experience in preparing and monitoring budgets and financial commitments

·        Good command of the Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, Power Point)

·        Excellent command of English, with proficiency in a second OIE official language (Spanish or French)

Additional skills

·        Knowledge of a third OIE official language (Spanish or French)

·        Interest in international development cooperation

·        Familiarity with the public health domain is an advantage

Interpersonal skills

·        Strong communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal)

·        Strong team player

·        Organisational awareness, ability to establish priorities, work within tight timelines

·        Capability of working in a multicultural environment with colleagues from different departments and offices

·        Self-motivated, focused and driven


Experience 5 à 10 ans
Fonctions Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activité Santé
Pays Europe, France
Salaire / Indemnité
Working conditionsThe post is a full-time position based at the OIE Headquarters in Paris. It requires long hours in a seated position at a computer.

Salary:   Base salary at 2 600 € net/month, commensurate according to experience and qualifications

Salary – partially to totally – exempt of French income tax

Benefits (annual bonus)

Duration: Two (2) years – renewable indefinitely
Comment postuler General information

The OIE places high value on a multicultural and positive work environment. The OIE is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications of all qualified candidates, irrespective of their ethnic origin, gender, opinions or beliefs.

This is an international civil servant position based at the OIE Headquarters in France. Expected starting date is 22 July 2019.

If you are interested in the position, please complete your application online by 3 June 2019 at noon (Paris local time) at the latest by clicking on the link below


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Date de fin de validité 03/06/2019

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