Ana Alfredo is the Finance and Administrative Assistant with STED Programme in Brussels Office, Belgium.
Ana Joined International IDEA in June 2022. She is an officer with comprehensive know-how on project management support, consolidated through an experience of over 15 years with EU-funded projects in key roles of increasing responsibility related to the delivery of action plans, budgets and reports.
As a desk officer, Ana is responsible for the articulation between implementing teams and management departments. She is engaged with operational departments in areas such as accounting, communication or social assistance; as well as with executive and financial directors, supporting not only the design and implementation tasks but also decision-making processes such as the assessment and selection of project/partnership proposals or the participation in high-level forums for regulations negotiations. As finance operational, she has dealt with the need for up-to-date rigorous budget monitoring, combining strong financial management skills with very good planning and organizational understanding of long and short-term project objectives as to ensure programmed activities run effectively and efficiently, managing short-term targets while ensuring the delivery of long-term goals.
Ana have worked within the management unit of EU-funded projects, mostly grants, at six different organizations, from small-scale NGOs to public offices, including an EU Delegation, dealing with different financial instruments at both headquarters as field office environments and work dynamics.