Open position: Programme Director for Interreg NWE Secretariat Lille, France (Long-term contract)

Interreg NWE is looking for a Programme Director (JS) to join its Secretariat in Lille (France).

The Programme Director (JS) is accountable to the Monitoring Committee and the Managing Authority for the overall performance of the programme and its implementation. He/she is assisted by the 3 units: Project unit, Programme and Support unit, Contact Point network and Communication unit.

The responsibility of the Programme Director (JS) covers 6 different areas:

  • Technical implementation of the Programme
  • The relations with the Managing Authority
  • The relations with the Member States and third countries
  • The relations with the Commission on behalf of the Managing Authority and/or the Member States/third countries
  • Human Resource Management of the Joint Secretariat
  • Contacts with other Interreg Programmes

Applications should reach the Managing Authority/ EEIG GECOTTI-PE by Wednesday 14th December 2022 at midnight. We will not consider applications received beyond this deadline.

A letter of motivation along with a CV should be emailed to Julie PRETE, MA Officer - using the following mail address only: julie.prete(at)

We are looking for candidates whose background and experience match the job requirements. We therefore recommend to carefully read the job profile before sending your application.

Interviews will take place in our offices located in Lille, France, on 18th and 19th January 2023 (to be confirmed).

An individual email will be sent to all short-listed candidates by Friday 6th January 2023 (at the latest). Candidates will be expected to confirm their participation by email return. They will then receive a full information package (location, accommodation if distance requires, expense claim procedure and conditions, etc).

All the candidates who have not been short-listed will be informed in due time. Please note that the large number of applications foreseen will not allow individual feedback.

Detailed information on the position is available in the job description.

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