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March Job Fair Antwerp

Job Fair in Antwerp: An Interview on the Spot

21 March 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Den Bell
Francis Wellesplein 1
2018 Antwerpen
Stad Antwerpen

 Job Fair Antwerpen 2017

Stad Antwerpen and OCMW organise a Job Fair for highly qualified candidates. Are you a financial expert, engineer, lawyer, prevention, social worker, supervisor or profile with a higher degree and a heart for the city? Introduce your profile to them.


  • Career Info: Meet experts from the city and OCMW and tell them about your expertise.
    • Career opportunities within the city
    • Jobs according to your interests and profile
    • Salary discussion
    • “How to prepare for a selection” in a workshop
    • Your cultural fit on the basis of a test
  • Praatcafé: a chat with people who work in town and OCMW
  • Keynote Speakers: Listen to interesting presentations by professionals from town and OCMW
  • Make an appointment for a specific job interview in the Selection Centre


☞ Register your profile before going.


13h30Hakim Chadli, Project Manager Public Space & Martin Mans, EngineerThe work turning the Northern Line at full speed. Martin and Hakim tell how they contribute to this and other ambitious urban development projects.
14h30Werner Symoens, Financial ExpertWe challenge you: When is Finance not involved?
15h30Sandy Peeters and Heidi Defrenne, LawyersWhat does a lawyer in the city do? Type of involvement, what kind of files, challenges, what are the career opportunities?
16hKarin Craecker, Company Director District and Counter OperationKarin talks about the new city offices model in 2014 and the challenges that a leader will encounter in a changing environment.
16h30Mieke Trombetta Lore and Verhaert, LawyersAdministrative enforcement or armed Governance: What’s in a name? Mieke and Lore, Lawyers Administrative Enforcement, will explain to you what it means in practice for the largest city in Flanders.
17hIris Gommers, Coordinator Sustainable CityIris takes you into the future and talks about how her team is working on the city of tomorrow: climate change, adaptation, air quality, sustainable urban development, collaboration via Stadslab2050.
18hSarah Van den Eede and Jolien De Crom, Consultants, Social Integration and deploymentSarah and Jolien talk about their experience with Curant, a unique and innovative co-housing project where young refugees and Antwerpers live together for at least one year.
18h30Carolien Alen, PreventionCaroline tells you how to concretely contribute to the welfare of all 6,000 municipal andOCMW staffs.
19hMartin Mans, EngineerThe work turning the Northern Line at full speed. Martin tells how he contributes to this and other ambitious urban development projects.
19h30Rudy Spaey, Financial ExpertWe challenge you: When is Finance not involved?
20hDirk Diels, Director of Business and InnovationDirk explains why he works 15 years for the city than originally thought. He stresses the importance of passion and enthusiasm. What makes it so attractive to be a public servant?

Reserve your seat now.

AN INTERVIEW on the Job fair


  • You are in possession of a higher diploma or you are a final year student
  • You are interested in a job in one of the following sectors:
    • Finance
    • Law
    • Engineering
    • Urbanism
    • Environment
    • Occupational Safety
    • Social Work
    • Management


The selections that you can participate in the job fair are for Masters and Bachelors in the above sectors. It consists of the following steps below:

  • In the first step, you present your CV and motivation in a personal conversation with one of the consultants.
  • If you are successful, the next appointment will be given for the next round.
  • If your motivation is unsatisfactory, you will not be selected for the above sectors.

Register here for an interview.  You choose a timing between 13h and 21h. A session lasts about 15 minutes. If you have multiple interests, then you have to select two-time slots.

Register no later than 14 March 2017.

About Live in Belgium

Hello, my name is MissSJ. I am a Singaporean. I am living with my Belgian partner since July 2016 in a cosmopolitan city, Antwerp. However, I had been travelling to and fro Belgium since 2011 as a tourist. The creation of this blog is to document my new journey in Belgium which I would like to call 'home'. Join me in discovering fascinating Belgium from the eyes of an expat.

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