Job opportunity at Anna Lindh Foundation

Background Information

The Anna Lindh Foundation (, which marks in 2015 its 10th anniversary, has a legal personality as an international organization, based in Alexandria (Egypt) and registered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

The Foundation was created by the governments of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership – the far-reaching political agreement established in 1995 between the European Union and its Southern Mediterranean partners with the purpose to bring people together from across the Mediterranean to improve mutual respect between cultures and to support civil society working for a common future for the region.

To fulfil this objective, the Foundation leads regional initiatives in the Euro-Med region and supports local activities carried out by civil society organizations which advocate a better understanding among people, religions and beliefs. The Foundation works as Network of Networks in the 42 Euro-Mediterranean countries.

The Foundation is co-funded by the European Union and the 42 countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and its contracting procedures are in line with the EU procedures stipulated in the Practical Guide to Contract Procedures for EU External Actions.

The Anna Lindh Foundation seeks for recruitment through a local competition, the following positions:

  1. Programme Assistant – Programmes (Post Ref. no PNU/ASS4-P/2015)
    Launched: 11th November 2015. Deadline: 1st December 2015
  2. Programme Assistant – Networks (Post Ref. no PNU/ASS5-N/2015)
    Launched: 11th November 2015. Deadline: 1st December 2015
  3. Programme Officer – Programmes (Post Ref. no PNU/PO-P/2015)
    Launched: 11th November 2015. Deadline: 1st December 2015

Eligibility of Applicants: In order to be eligible, applicants must be candidates living in Egypt (Egyptians or Foreigners)
Applicants must be nationals of one of the 42 (UFM) countries:
(Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

The Provision starting date is envisaged for the 1st of January 2016, it could however be subject to 15 day postponement.

Contract Duration: The contract duration will expire on the  31st of December 2017, with a possibility of a renewable period depending on the ALF needs.

Job location: Alexandria, Egypt

• Competitive salary (Egyptian contract) in Egyptian pounds
• Medical and accident insurance coverage in a good reputable companies
• Allowance of 10% from the basic salary for candidates originally residing outside Alexandria
• Multiple entry visa, renewed on annual base by ALF (for Foreigners)


Interested candidates should submit an application by completing this form before end of 1st of December 2015, by midnight Egypt-time.

A CV of no more than 3 pages should be uploaded, using the format:, along with a one-page letter of motivation in English.

No applications will be considered after the deadline mentioned above.

The evaluation process for the post Programme Assistant – Grants (Post Ref. no PNU/ASS3-G/2015) is still ongoing.

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