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The European Union Delegation to Armenia is looking for Office Support Agent in the Operations section

16/09/2020 - 07:48
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The European Union Delegation to Armenia is looking for Office Support Agent in the Operations section

We are

The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.  

The EU Delegation represents the European Union in Armenia and ensures bilateral relations in the political, economic, trade and so-operation fields, promotes and protects the interests and values of the EU.

 

We offer

We offer a post of Office Support Agent in the Operations section of the Delegation. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Office Support Agent with a primary focus on to operational, administrative and secretarial assistance – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. The selected person will provide general administrative support and document management services, and carry out general secretarial tasks in Operations Section of the Delegation under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.

It is full time office work, in multicultural environment, during regular business hours.

Working hours: 37, 5 hours/week Monday-Friday

Place of employment: EU Office, 21 Frik street, Yerevan, Armenia

Duration: indefinite (with 3 months' probation period)

Group: Group 4 in the EU system

Place of employment is Yerevan. The post is in the group 4 with a starting basic salary of 428,801 (gross) AMD.

We offer a competitive progressive carrier in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

 

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Has a good working knowledge of English and Russian;
  4. Knowledge of Armenian (native speaker);
  5. Candidates with a level of education which corresponds to Secretarial school studies attested by a diploma or completed Bachelor’s diploma in linguistics, communication, public relations or equal.
  6. Minimum of 3 (three) years of relevant job experience as secretary, office support agent in performing duties similar to those mentioned in job description..

 

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Additional EU language competency;
  2. Master degree in linguistics, communication, international/public relations, etc.;
  3. Experience in state, international, diplomatic organisation;

Find the job description here:PDF iconJob description: Office Support Agent

 

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to delegation-armenia-recruitment@eeas.europa.eu. The package should include:

  • a work permission (for non-Armenian citizens, in case a non-Armenian candidate is selected, you are requested to obtain a valid work permit in the Republic of Armenia within 1 month timeframe after being hired, if failing to do so, the Delegation reserves the right to terminate the contract),
  • a cover letter in English (one sided A4 page maximum, font size 12),
  • a detailed CV that will clearly indicate previous employments in "DD/MM/YYYY-DD/MM/YYYY" format for start and ending dates for every previous position (when calculating experience, for any overlapping periods of positions, the Delegation will take into consideration only one of the employments),
  • CV shall be in Europass format (available at https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/home) ATTENTION! CVs in any other format will not be considered.

 

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Pre-Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Pre-Selection Committee will prepare a short list of eligible candidates; this list will be reviewed by the Selection Committee, who will establish a shortlist of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided in their application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which will include an interview. During this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually. However, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.

The deadline for applications receipt is: 07/10/2020 at 23H55M Yerevan Time.

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