Vacancy notice Delegation of the European Union to Argentina
Job description type: Programme Officer for the Partnership Instrument
Contract Agent Function Group IV
The EU Delegation in Buenos Aires represents the European Union in the Republic of Argentina, working in close coordination with the Embassies of the EU Member States. The Delegation ensures bilateral relations in the political, economic, trade, scientific, technological and cooperation areas.
The Regional Team Americas (based in Brasilia) is part of the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), a Commission service which is under the direct authority of HR/VP Mogherini. FPI has a unique position, working not only closely with the European External Action Service (EEAS) but also with other Commission services, both in Headquarters and in Delegations.
The Regional Team closely collaborates with Delegations in the Americas Region, relevant external actors and with the Service for Foreign Policy Instruments and other services in Brussels to conceptualise, elaborate and implement activities to be funded through the Partnership Instrument and the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.
The Regional Team Americas is composed of 10 very motivated staff members, including 1 AD, 1 AST, 5 CA and 3 LA.
Team spirit, a strong sense of initiative and responsibility is a common feature of all team members.
We propose the post of Programme Officer in the Delegation in Buenos Aires responsible for FPI work in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, who will work under the direct responsibility of the Head of Delegation in Buenos Aires and of the Head of the Regional Team Americas.
We look for
We look for a motivated colleague with the ability to work in a team and in a multi- cultural environment and to handle issues of a sensitive political nature.
The job requires excellent analysing and problem solving skills as well as excellent communication skills. S/he should be able to work independently, take their own initiative have a strong sense of responsibility and also be a very good team player.
Essential selection criteria:
Only FG IV contract agents currently in the EU institutions, candidates from an FG IV EPSO CAST valid reserve list or candidates registered as FG IV in the EU CV online database will be considered for this position
Interested candidates should send their CVs & a short motivation letter (max. 1 page) to the following mailbox:
Contact person: Maria Rosa SABBATELLI
Deadline for application: 17 September 2018