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13 Fév 2018

Offre de stage au BIAN


Presentation of the structure

The Bureau des Iles Anglo Normandes (BIAN) represents the Governments of Guernsey and Jersey in France and is based in Caen.

It has been operational since June 2014 and operates under the authority of Guernsey’s Policy and Resources Committee and Jersey’s Ministry for External Relations. It is responsible for ensuring the continuity of relations between the Islands and the French authorities, as well as promoting political, cultural and educational exchanges at a regional scale.

Description of the work placement

BIAN is looking for a competent trainee to perform various administrative tasks to support the small BIAN team while being immersed within it. The post holder will undertake a variety of activities in the office but the main focus will be to prepare documents following the forthcoming general elections in Jersey, and ahead of various major political events.

Proficiency in French and English is essential, and the person will be reliable and hardworking with great communication skills. Knowledge of the Channel Islands will be considered as a bonus. The duration of the placement is set to 6 weeks, from 23 April and can be extended if the assignments cannot be completed in time. The location will be in the BIAN office in Caen. The successful trainee will benefit 15% of the French social security threshold.


  • Draft biographies of newly elected politicians of Jersey
  • Research on relevant committees at the Assemblée Nationale
  • Undertake an opinion survey in Normandy and Brittany, comprising the drafting of questions, up to the statistics
  • Research and briefing work to assist in various educational and cultural projects
  • Perform other ad hoc office duties as assigned
  • Required to maintain an appropriate standard of confidentiality


  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities
  • Fluency or very good level of oral and written French and English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Will be subject to confidentiality restrictions/rules
  • High school diploma in language or politics

Applications should be sent to the following address:

Guernsey's Bailiff and other island officials