The European External Action Service (EEAS) supports the work of the High Representative in defining and implementing an effective and coherent European Union foreign policy. The EEAS supports his tasks of conducting the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It also supports the High Representative in his capacity as Vice President of the Commission responsible for co-ordinating other aspects of the external action of the European Union. The EEAS works in close cooperation with Member States, the Council and relevant services of the European Commission.
The Real Estate in Delegations Division (RM.SECRE.4) is responsible for the definition and implementation of the real Estate policy of the EEAS in EU Delegations, of the Housing and Residences policy and of the Colocation policy. It monitors and supports EU Delegations in managing Real Estate projects and in implementing all other policies; and it manages the corresponding budget lines, service contracts and procurement procedures.
A challenging position as Architect / Real Estate Project Manager within the Real Estate Operations team - contract agent FGIV as per article 3b of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union (CEOS).
The selected candidate will be in charge of assisting EU Delegations in the preparation and implementation of real Estate projects in Delegations (including relocations, fitting-out, refurbishments, renovations, construction and security works). S/he will also have to deal with the operational aspects linked to the financial management of contracts, including the preparation of technical specifications of any tender in this field.
A dynamic, proactive and highly motivated contract agent to be part of a team (“cluster”) of three architects and one Team leader/Country coordinator dealing with real Estate projects in Delegations, reporting to the Head and Deputy Head of Division. S/he will have as main responsibilities:
S/he will be required to go on mission on a regular basis, sometimes to difficult countries or at very short notice.
The vacancy is to be filled in accordance with the conditions stipulated under the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union (CEOS). 1
The successful candidate will be offered a contract agent position (Function group IV); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
Candidates for this contract agent, function group IV post should:
would be considered as strong assets.
The signature of the contract will be subject to prior favourable opinion of the Medical Service.
The successful candidate might be required to undergo security vetting if she or he does not hold already a Personal Security Clearance to an appropriate level, in accordance with relevant security provisions.
The EEAS is committed to an equal opportunities policy for all its employees and applicants for employment. As an employer, the EEAS is committed to promoting gender equality and to preventing discrimination on any grounds. It actively welcomes applications from all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and from the broadest possible geographical basis amongst the EU Member States. We aim at a service which is truly representative of society, where each staff member feels respected, is able to give their best and can develop their full potential.
Candidates with disabilities are invited to contact CONTRACTAGENTS-HQ@eeas.europa.eu in order to accommodate any special needs and provide assistance to ensure the possibility to pass the selection procedure in equality of opportunities with other candidates. If a candidate with a disability is selected for a vacant post, the EEAS is committed to providing reasonable accommodation in accordance with Art 1d.4 of the Staff Regulations.
Please send your CV and cover letter (with your EPSO CAST number) via email to:
with copy to Ms Adriana VÁZQUEZ GARRIDO, Head of Division, email@example.com
Deadline for sending application: Monday, 8th November 2021, 12:00 (CET).
Candidates should draft their CV following the European CV form which can be found at the following internet address:http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae.
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 motivation letter, and will produce a shortlist of eligible candidates who best meet the selection criteria for the post. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be informed about the outcome of the pre-selection phase.
The candidates who have been preselected 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. The Authority may decide to interview the candidates on the final shortlist before taking this decision.
Interviews will be scheduled in November 2021. Place of employment: EEAS Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium
Post available: 16/09/2021
1 Staff Regulations of Officials (SR) and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union (CEOS). For reference, see https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1570023902133&uri=CE...
2 Your personal data will be processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725, as implemented by ADMIN(2019)8 Decision of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. The privacy statement is available on the Europa website: (http://eeas.europa.eu/data_protection/rights/index_en.htm) and on the EEAS Intranet: (https://intranet.eeas.europa.eu/page/eeas-work/data-protection/privacy-s...).