Job Opening: Programme Management Support Officer

(one-year contract, part- or full-time)

We are looking for an energetic, service minded and Spanish speaking “doer” who will join our team in Stockholm. As our new colleague, we believe that you are enthusiastic about working in a team setting, managing multiple tasks and is comfortable working towards deadlines and results. You will be based in Stockholm but required to travel from time to time.

About NIR

The International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR) is a non-profit member organisation with a strong belief that knowledge exchanges, investments, innovations, trade and market access drive inclusive and sustainable economic development. Formed in 1960 by the Swedish Industry, NIR is a joint effort to foster an enabling environment for transition in emerging economies globally. Based on the experience and cutting-edge knowledge of Swedish companies and institutions NIR design and implement development programmes benefiting both people, business and society.

Please read more about us and our programmes at:

Main Responsibilities

As a Programme Management Support Officer, you will:

Support project activities, timelines, budget, reporting and resource allocation in various programme countries. The role likewise includes preparations for conferences and other meetings, organizing events such as seminars or trips. The ideal candidate will be energized by the opportunity to build and develop new ideas into existing programmes. You will work cross-functionally together with the rest of the NIR-team.

Experience, Competencies and Skills


  • At least three years of demonstrated project management experience, including organizational skills, attention to detail, record keeping and process management
  • Fluent in Spanish, English and Swedish, written and oral communication skills


  • Previous experience working in international business and/or NGOs
  • Experience of monitoring, visualization, and collection of results (Excel skills)
  • Language skills in addition to Spanish and English

Deadline for Applications: 18 March 2020.

Applications are reviewed continuously.

Contact person: Karin Åker, 072-568 2693 or

Please submit your application to consisting of:

  • 1-page (maximum) letter of interest
  • CV