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Vacancies of The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
of the Republic of Latvia
announces an open competition for the Senior Project Management Expert
in Development Instruments Department
(one position for a fixed term till 30 December 2022


Requirements of the candidate:

  • higher education in economics, finance, business administration, management science or the science of law, which is supplemented by specific professional knowledge;
  • good knowledge of relevant Lithuanian sectoral fields that are in line with supported priorities of the Programme and in context of project implementation’s life cycle (i.e. environmental protection, construction, education, transport, public administration, public procurement);
  • not less than two years of professional work experience with the programme/project management financed by the European Union structural funds or other foreign assistance instruments;
  • previous experience of working with the European Union transnational and/or cross-border cooperation programme/project management, monitoring will be considered as an advantage;
  • good knowledge of the European Union's regional development policy, its legal basis which relates to the European territorial cooperation;
  • understanding of the Baltic Sea region’s policies;
  • experience in administrative and office management work.

Necessary general knowledge and skills:

  • good command of Lithuanian and English language skills - oral and written;
  • good computer skills (MS Office standard programs);
  • ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • programme/project management skills;
  • good writing, communication and presentation skills;
  • good analytical skills;
  • ability to work in a team and to take the leadership of the coordination with other team members in order to implement entrusted tasks.

We offer:

  • stable salary (ranging from EUR 1 006 to EUR 1 647 before taxes) and social guarantees, as well as monthly payment for employees who have moved from their home country;
  • work in the state institution with opportunity to acquire diverse professional experience and trainings in international programme management and monitoring;
  • good working conditions and responsive team members;
  • work place in the center of Riga; Business trips in Latvia and Lithuania and abroad.

Application documents in English (for the documents issued in Lithuanian language English translation should be enclosed) (motivated letter of application, curriculum vitae (CV), copy of the document certifying higher education, as well as other documents, which the applicant considers necessary to add) must be sent till 25 June 2019 to the Personnel Division of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia to the address: Riga, Peldu street 25, LV- 1494, fax: +371 67820442, e-mail: Phone number for inquiries - +371 67026902.

Job description

Based om Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development as the controller informs you that your personal data inserted in the submitted documents will be used for ensuring selection process, according with Article 6 point 1(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation and will be processed in accordance with the requirements set in General Data Protection Regulation. Your personal data shall be stored at least until the date of signing a job contract with the successful applicant or taking a decision on selection procedure ended with no result.  

Complaints  regarding processing of your personal data may be lodged to the supervisory authority - Data State Inspectorate.

Would you need to obtain more detailed information please contact Data protection officer of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development (contact information

Control of Chemical Substances
Environmental Impact Assessment
Global Climate Change
GMO free territories in Latvia
Green public procurement
Industrial Pollution
Maritime Spatial Planning
Ozone Layer Protection
Persistant Organic Pollutants
Protection of Species and Habitats
Soil quality
Specially Protected Nature Territories
Sustainable Development of Latvia
Transboundary Air Pollution
Water Protection

Working hours
Mon: 8.30:18.00
Tue - Thu: 8.30:17.00
Fri: 8.30:16.00
MoEPRD address
Peldu Str. 25, Rīga LV-1494, Latvia
Phone:+371 66016740
Fax:+371 67820442
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