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The Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI) is a service of the European Commission working alongside the European External Action Service (EEAS) to support EU foreign policy priorities globally. It does so through different financing instruments such as the Partnership Instrument (PI), promoting the external dimension of EU internal policies and supporting political partnerships of the EU with like-minded countries on areas of mutual interest, and the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), supporting security and peace-building initiatives in partner countries.
This vacancy is for a post within the FPI Regional Team – Asia & Pacific, which operates from the EU Delegation to Thailand, in Bangkok. The Regional Team was established in 2017 and consists of 14 staff, divided in an operational section and a finance and contract cell. The administrative assistant / secretary position provides support to the whole team.
The Regional Team collaborates with EU Delegations and relevant actors in the Asia-Pacific region, with FPI Headquarters and other services in Brussels, to conceptualise, elaborate and implement international cooperation actions funded under the PI and the IcSP.
Further details on the job framework, on the job content and on the job requirements are given below.
Within the section Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI) – Regional Team for Asia & Pacific, he/she will provide administrative and secretarial support in the achievement of the objectives of the Partnership Instrument (PI) (http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/fpi/what-we-do/partnership_instrument_en.htm) and the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) (http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/fpi/what-we-do/instrument_contributing_to_stability_and_peace_en.htm).
The work will involve contacts with the European Commission line Directorates General (DGs), the European External Action Service, the EU Delegations in the region, the EU Member States representations and other relevant partners.
FUNCTION AND DUTIES
Operational and administrative support
Information and document management
Analysis and problem solving
Delivering Quality and Results
Prioritising and Organising
Working with Others
Interested candidates should send their CVs (using the EUROPASS template below) and a short motivation letter (max. 1 page) to the following mailbox: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for application: 31 January 2019 at 16:00 hrs. (local time)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.