reception officer in athens

vasiliki mavrokefalou, randstad hellas
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vasiliki mavrokefalou, randstad hellas
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Are you a hard working Reception Officerlooking for an opportunity within a European Union organisation (EASO)?  
Do you have experience in the field in a busy, fast paced environments? Would you like to work in an organisation that provides support to people affected by humanitarian crisis?
The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) is currently seeking a Reception Officer to start work in Greek Islands.


The company offers the following benefits for this Reception Officer position: 
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Work for humanitarian organisation within the EU with location in Athens
  • Opportunity to support people affected by the current humanitarian crisis


As a Reception Officer in this role, your main responsibilities will be the following: 

  • Assist in the implementation of activities aiming at fostering the exchange of information and best practices on reception systems within the framework of the CEAS
  • Assist in the development of methodologies and tools for EASO support for the implementation of CEAS in the field of Reception, particularly on the Directive on reception conditions for asylum-seekers
  • Assist in further developing practical tools on sharing reception capacity in the EU, as well as on their implementation
  • Support RIS in the planning and implementation of targeted support projects
  • Support the EASO Coordinator in the strategic planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the deliverables of these measures
  • Facilitate the roll out of EASO trainings on reception
  • Support in the briefing and induction of new staff, including MS experts and interims
  • Plan and facilitate weekly team meetings in Athens
  • Prepare and update relevant project management documents
  • Support in the development and provide expertise/inputs on the content of tools, trainings, etc
  • Support the EASO Measure Coordinator with liaison and coordination with RIS
  • Act as a liaison with RIS technical and administrative Focal Points to facilitate efficient and effective implementation of support measures, including planning of specific events/meetings/deployments, ad-hoc urgent matters, interpreters, logistical arrangements
  • Collect and compile reports (statistical and narrative) related the RIS support measures on a bi-weekly and monthly basis as agreed with EASO monitoring/reporting colleagues


The position of Reception Officer is just the right one for you if you possess the following skills: 

  • University Degree
  • Demonstrated previous experience in relevant tasks is required; Experience in the field within the migration and reception context will be an advantage
  • Very good understanding of the Greek migration and reception context is required;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Excellent English 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent soft skills 
  • Flexibility, ability to multi-task and to work under pressure
  • Organization and follow-through skills and ability to deliver in deadlines
  • English Europass CV is mandatory


​If you are interested in this Reception Officer role, apply now. For more information, contact Vasiliki Mavrokefalou on +30 2106770523.

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​All applications are considered strictly confidential.