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 organizations. 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 Norway ensures the representation of the European Union to Norway, as well as the follow-up of the EU's bilateral relations with Norway (including the implementation of the European Economic Area Agreement, as well as of other key EU/Norway agreements). It is responsible for the development of cooperation in key areas - focusing in particular on foreign policy, energy, climate change, the Arctic, trade, development - and also follows Norway's participation in EU programmes and agencies. It carries out public diplomacy and press activities in Norway and facilitates/organizes political and expert contacts between Norway and European Union institutions.
We offer a post of Assistant (Local Agent, Category II) in the Political Affairs, Press and Information Section to take responsibility for a series of thematic/ geographic policy areas within the framework of the EU’s relations with Norway. Working directly with the Head of Delegation and the Head of the Political Affairs, Press and Information Section, the selected person will:
The Delegation is located in a modern office in central Oslo. Working week is 37.5 hours.
We offer an interesting post with scope for personal development in an international environment. Membership of SPK is offered to employees.
We are looking for
How to apply
Please send your application in English via Finn.no by close of business on 02/03/2020. The package should include a cover letter, setting out your motivation, and a detailed CV, both in English.
Following a preliminary evaluation of applications, a short-list of candidates for interview will be established. The selected candidate should be available to begin work as soon as possible after the termination of the selection phase.
The Delegation will not supply information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to DELEGATION-NORWAY@eeas.europa.eu.