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The European Union currently has 141 delegations, which are placed under the authority of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who is also Vice President of the European Commission.
The European External Action Service (EEAS), which supports the work of the High Representative in defining and implementing an effective and coherent EU foreign policy. The EEAS supports her tasks of conducting the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It also supports the High Representative in her capacity as Vice President of the Commission with regard to her responsibilities within the Commission in the external relations field including the coordination of other aspects of the EU's external action. The EEAS works in close cooperation with Member States, the Council and relevant services of the European Commission.
The Delegation/Office "Kosovo" is responsible for presenting, explaining and implementing EU policy in Kosovo as well as analysing and reporting on the local policies and developments. The EU Office in Kosovo also plays a key role in the implementation of the EU's substantial financial assistance to Kosovo.
Moreover, the EU Office Kosovo is responsible for implementing several important rule of law advisory tasks being transitioned from the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX).
We propose the following position of contract agent function group IV:
- International Relations – Policy Officer/Civil Registry.
We are seeking a highly motivated colleague who can monitor, mentor and advise on Civil Registry in order to support reliability and sustainability of Civil Registry in Kosovo.
In order to be eligible for the post of contract agent FG IV candidates must:
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for engagement as contract agent FG IV:
Applicants must be able to work in a different socio-cultural environment and to adapt quickly to evolving situations.
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The successful candidate will be required to undergo security vetting if (s) he does not already hold security clearance to an appropriate level (EU SECRET), in accordance with the relevant security provisions.
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT
Applications (CV and motivation letters) are to be sent to
In your application, please mention your EPSO CAST candidate number.
The closing date for the submission of applications is 06/09/2019 at 18:00 (CET). Late applications will not be accepted.
The selection panel will make a pre-selection on the basis of the qualifications and professional experience described in the CV and motivational letter, and will produce a shortlist of eligible candidates who best meet the selection criteria for the post.
The preselected candidates will be invited for an interview by a selection panel. The panel will recommend a shortlist of candidates for a final decision by the Authority Empowered to Conclude Contracts of Employment.
Contract agent 3 a position (Function group IV); initial contract for a period of 3 years.
Successful candidates must undergo a medical examination to ensure that they are physically fit to perform their duties. When selected candidates undergo their pre‑rotation medical visit, they should indicate any serious health problems or requirements for specialised medical treatment for themselves and/or for the individuals who will accompany them. If staff members withhold such information they will not benefit from a reimbursement by the institution of certain costs, e.g. expenses relating to medical evacuation, or to a return to Headquarters in the case of early rotation.
Job available from: as soon as possible
LCA (living conditions allowances): 20%
GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR CONTRACT AGENT POSTS