Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Temporary worker in the Cooperation section

03/06/2020 - 10:07
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The deadline for applications is: 10 June 2020 at 16h (CEST)

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 to Montenegro is responsible for analysing and reporting on political and economic developments, promoting reform progress, implementing and managing EU financial assistance and communicating with the public on EU matters. Our mission is to pursue EU policies and represent the Union in Montenegro in line with our Headquarters in Brussels.

In this context it intends to recruit a

Temporary worker in the Cooperation section

The successful candidate will be recruited under a competitive local contract of limited duration for 7 months as from 15 July 2020 (indicative date).

He/she will ensure an effective and efficient support to programming and implementation of pre-accession assistance to Montenegro, ensuring maximum impact to support EU membership preparation of Montenegro in the area of the Rule of Law (Justice, Home Affairs and Citizen's rights).

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  • Excellent command of English, in both oral and written communication;
  • University diploma in law, political sciences, economics or related area;
  • At least 5 years professional experience in a relevant area;
  • Knowledge of project cycle management and EU procurement procedures;
  • Experience working in an international organization would be an asset.

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to:

The package should indicate the reference title of the job profile in "subject" and include a cover letter, a detailed CV, both in English, using ‘the European Curriculum Vitae Format’ (


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list 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 may include an interview if necessary – 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 is: 10 June 2020 at 16h (CEST) 

For more information please see the attached job description: 

File Job description - Temporary worker in Coop section.

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