The Erasmus+ Programme is managed by the European Commission with the support of its Executive Agency (EACEA) in Brussels.
The Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education, the EU Delegation in Morocco and the Executive Agency (EACEA) are launching a procedure to recruit a new local coordinator for the NEO.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of the following activities:
- Promotion, information and follow up of Erasmus+ and other relevant EU programmes (as Intra-African Mobility Scheme, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Action): inform the higher education institutions and all other interested parties about developments regarding EU programmes of interest to the higher education field; organise information days and training sessions; update and maintain a website on upcoming calls for proposals, promotion material and activities, etc.
- Advice and support to potential applicants at local level interested to apply for Erasmus+ in the field of higher education; provide assistance to find partners, help and support in understanding the application process and forms.
- Project monitoring: establish and maintain contacts with grant holders in Morocco; follow-up and monitor on-going projects in Morocco and timely report to EACEA; provide advice and assistance to grant holders on administrative and fiscal matters in Morocco (e.g. tax, customs, purchase of equipment, etc.) as well as on the grant agreement provisions and visa arrangements; follow-up the sustainability of completed projects; support the dissemination of project results.
- Follow up of higher education issues: Follow the activities of the Erasmus+ Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs); draft briefing papers and notes, as well as reports on the implementation and progress of projects in which the higher education institutions in Morocco are involved.
- Administration of the NEO: Organize and manage the Erasmus+ Office in full respect of the NEO Code of Conduct and terms of reference. Manage the technical and administrative staff; establish the rules and procedures for the functioning of the office; monitor the NEO budget and follow up financial issues; use the resources available for a proper functioning of the NEO; represent the Erasmus+ programme towards the Ministries, universities and external stakeholders; support the team of Higher Education Reform Experts (HEREs); draft NEO implementation reports.
- Coordination: Cooperate and closely liaise with the Executive Agency (EACEA) and the European Commission (2-3 coordination meetings per year in Brussels); establish effective working relations with the other NEOs in partner countries and Erasmus+ National Agencies in the Erasmus+ programme countries[*]; collaborate and liaise with the Ministry of Higher Education and other local authorities in the respect of respective competences; liaise with other bodies, donors and organisations operating in higher education.