Business Analyst


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Role: Business Analyst – Junior Non-Key Expert – European Commission

We are looking for a motivated and open-minded person, with at least three years’ professional experience in monitoring and evaluation, business analysis and IT tools, who is excited to become a part of the development of OPSYS.

OPSYS is a new IT system, currently under development. It aims at facilitating the coordination and work repartition among EU staff, economic operators, and grant beneficiaries in the management of the EU External Relations’ interventions under the shared governance of INTPA (ex DEVCO), NEAR, FPI, DIGIT and RTD.

Please note that applications received from candidates with less than three years (36 months) of demonstrable professional experience in the indicated fields after the completion of a Master’s Degree will be discarded. Without a Master’s Degree, the equivalent professional experience would be 7 years.

Main tasks will include:

Support the Business Manager with the following activities:

  • Perform the analysis in priority over the Track 1 business scope of OPSYS, with focus on results collection, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Interact with Stakeholders, draft meeting minutes, analyse the stakeholder’s needs, establish accurate requirements, features and business scenarios.
  • Regularly interact with IT counterparts, take part in meetings and ensure that requirements are delivered on time.
  • Any other tasks identified during implementation in line with the needs of the project.


  • Master’s degree or equivalent diploma in at least one of the followings fields: economics, engineering, public administration, computer sciences, social sciences or in absence of degree the equivalent of 7 years’ professional experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience, preferably in: Monitoring and evaluation of project/programmes, implementation and Business Analysis. Experience in IT would also be viewed favourably.
  • A demonstrated understanding of IT tools, MS package and relevant project management tools/methods (JIRA, Agile, etc.)
  • In depth knowledge and experience of budget management and related administrative business processes.
  • Good knowledge of the functioning of International Cooperation and the EU institutions.
  • Past working experience in Public Sector-International Organizations and/or in projects funded by EC.


  • Business knowledge of IT systems is an asset.
  • Experience in results and logframe management.
  • Experience of managing simultaneously several business interlocutors.


  • Fluency in English. (French is an advantage)

Some soft skills the client will appreciate: 

  • Good communication skills and ability to work in an international setting.
  • Proactive attitude, customer oriented and results.
  • Rapid self-starting capability and experience in team working and working in an international/ multicultural environment.

Contract: Freelancer

Fee: 200€/Working Day (indicative amount – it will be negotiated depending on the candidate’s experience)

Dedication: 100%

Remuneration: Commensurate with the position and experience

Location of assignment: Brussels, European Commission premises (DG INTPA) – Intramuro status

Starting date: At earliest possible time

Duration of the assignment:  Until March 2022 or later according to the extension of our contract with the client.

How to apply: Please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to Illya Matvyeyev Taralevych at [email protected], Michela Procoli at [email protected], and Emma Casey at [email protected]


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