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The European Union Delegation to the Republic of South Korea for a:
Temporary Policy Officer in Science, Technology and Innovation
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 Trade and Economic Section is committed to promote trade and investment relations and science and technology cooperation between the EU and Korea.
We offer a temporary 12-months post of a Policy Officer in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) during the period, indicative, from 16 May 2017 to 15 May 2018. Under this post, main tasks entail monitoring and reporting on the policy development in science, technology and innovation affairs in Korea and identifying recurrent and emerging issues of relevance and/or concern to the EU. Concrete activities relate in particular to the implementation of the EU-Korea Scientific and Technological Agreement and follow-up activities, including preparing high-quality reports, organising meeting programmes for EU officials and STI seminars. The incumbent signifies the EU interest vis-à-vis local interlocutors and accomplishes other tasks requested by the Delegation and the EU. Under this job function, the successful candidate will serve as support staff under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Trade and Economy Section to implement the following tasks and assignments:
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How to apply
Applications, BY MAIL ONLY, should be sent to:
Head of Administration
Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Korea
16th Floor, S-Tower
Deadline for receipt of applications: 21 April 2017 at 05:00 pm
The selection process may include a written test, a language test and an interview.
The Delegation offers an attractive remuneration package and working conditions.
Shortlisted candidates should expect to be interviewed as of late April 2017. Only the shortlisted candidates will be informed of the results, and your applications will not be returned.
Those wishing to apply for the position should send a detailed curriculum vitae using the Europass CV model, a recent photo and a motivation letter in English.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to DELEGATION-REP-OF-KOREA-HOA@eeas.europa.eu