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The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 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 to Syria maintains a functioning office in Damascus with regular presence of expatriate and local staff, while the main office is temporarily relocated to Beirut where it is hosted by the EU Delegation to Lebanon. In addition, the Delegation has regular presence in regional hubs (Amman, Istanbul/Gaziantep) and operates in close contact with HQ services in Brussels. In addition to its political role, the EU is the main donor responding to the huge humanitarian consequences of the Syrian conflict. As part of our role, we also coordinate with the EU Member States as well as other international actors and donors in order to promote a coordinated and coherent approach.
We offer a post of Secretary . 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 Secretary – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as support staff to secretarial, administrative and mail tasks under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.
The working environment is multicultural, currently in shared offices. The working week is Mon-Fri 37,5h per week. The post is for fixed term contract of 1 year, with possibility of extension, and the level of the post is LA3 with a starting salary of gross 4 million Lebanese Pounds as taxable income. We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
Please send your application and supporting documents to email@example.com . The package should include
The selection procedure consists of evaluation of the applicants, in order to identify the candidates fulfilling the minimum requirements. The shortlisted candidates will be contacted and possibly invited for an interview in front of a panel of three persons, and may be asked to do a written exercise. The indicative period for these will be 15-16 of October 2018.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to firstname.lastname@example.org minimum 4 working days prior to the submission deadline.
The deadline for applications is: 9 October 2018 at 16:00 Lebanese time