Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
Panama City, Panama
The European Commission’s Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) is in charge of the European solidarity with people in need all around the world and aims to better coordination and disaster response inside and outside Europe. DG ECHO is based on the principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence. Every decision ECHO takes must be in accordance with these four principles which are at the heart of the European Consensus on Humanitarian Aid.
ECHO Regional Office (RO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama City, is looking for a Human Resources Focal Point
Education: A relevant first level university degree or equivalent professional experience.
Knowledge and Experience:
Excellent command of English and Spanish (oral and written). French will be an asset.
The incumbent acts as a contact point of DG ECHO field staff for all matters relating to human resources management. Ensure the implementation of corporate HR management systems through the region.
S/he contributes to the planning and implementation of all the related tasks such as recruitment, induction, appraisal, training and development, promotion, and exit.
This position is open to nationals and other residents of Panama with valid work and residence permits or professionals able to obtain such permits. Depending on the situation, the duration of the contract could be indefinite or definite for one year renewable on a yearly basis.
DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and private life, and support for training and development opportunities. As a reference, the base salary offered to a person with 5-year experience (the minimum required for the post) is PAB 2,653.00 and it could be higher based on the years of relevant professional work experience supported by a work certificate from previous employers. i.e. with 10 years of work experience the salary would be PAB 2,791.00
The national staff members observe a Code of Conduct published on: https://ec.europa.eu/echo/who/about-echo/field-network_en
Contracts will be ruled under the Panamanian ́s labour legislation.
How to apply, interested candidates should send:
To the e-mail address LAC.HR@echofield.eu with the subject "ECHO-VACANCY Human Resources Focal Point PTY". Applications must be received no later than May 7th, 2021
Any processing of your personal data will be done in accordance with the applicable EU legislation (Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices, and agencies and on the free movement of such data.
The privacy statement can be found on ECHO website
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. NO INFORMATION WILL BE GIVEN BY PHONE. Any form of canvassing, soliciting, or influencing will be treated as disqualification.