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The European Union Delegation to the United States of America, Washington DC is looking for:
Infrastructure Officer (Group II: Executive Post) in the Administration Section
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 EU Delegation to the United States of America in Washington DC works in close coordination with the Embassies and Consulates of the 28 EU Member States. We are a full-fledged diplomatic mission and represent the European Union in dealings with the U.S. government in areas that are part of the EU’s remit.
We offer the post of Infrastructure Officer in the Administration Section. The team consists of 17 people and there are occasional atypical working hours.
The Infrastructure Officer oversees a small team working on facility management, procurement and contract management. He/she will be responsible for monitoring, coordination and liaison for all activities, including building maintenance and repairs and procurement related to the office building and the residence.
Under this job function the Infrastructure Officer will be responsible to the Head of Administration Section for the following tasks and duties:
We offer a competitive position in an attractive work environment; the opportunity to be involved in key aspects of the administration and functioning of the Delegation; multinational environment working in close synergy with rest of the Delegation staff. The salary range is dependent on relevant and verified employment experience, typically starting at starting at $70K (4 years' experience), $75K (10 years) and with excellent vacation, health and social insurances and retirement fund benefits.
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How to apply
It is important to note that applicants must have an existing US work authorization that does not require EU sponsorship.
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 cover letter and resume. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which will include an interview and practical test which is expected to take place in March, during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post. Those 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 Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure.
Please submit your application including a cover letter and resume via the Indeed.com website (Reference EUWAS 02/19) no later than COB on 1 March 2019 (EST). Only applications received via Indeed.com will be considered.
The resume must include the names and contact details of at least 2 referees who could attest to your professional and personal attributes in the event you are shortlisted for the post. References will only be taken up for those who are shortlisted. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check.