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Job n° 274776
The European External Action Service (EEAS) supports the work of the High Representative in defining and implementing an effective and coherent EU foreign policy. The EEAS supports her tasks of conducting the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It also supports the High Representative in her capacity as Vice President of the Commission with regard to her responsibilities within the Commission in the external relations field including the coordination of other aspects of the EU's external action. The EEAS works in close cooperation with Member States, the Council and relevant services of the European Commission.
The Division EEAS.BA.BS.4 Regional Centre Europe is responsible for the administrative support to EU Delegations in the framework of the regionalization of administrative tasks.
The Centre, established as a Pilot project, covers in particular: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Strasbourg, FYROM, Georgia, Iceland, Kosovo, Libya, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Norway, Paris, Rome, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, UN (Geneva), WTO (Geneva), Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Vienna and Yemen. These 28 Delegations employ about 1300 staff.
The Regional Centre Europe is organised in teams dealing with: procurement and contract management, accounting, human resources and legal assistance.
The position of the Procurement Assistant.
We are seeking a highly motivated colleague who will work within the team whose main tasks are:
Procurement and contract management
Operational and administrative support and resources
Candidates for this contract agent III post should:
would be considered as strong assets.
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The successful candidate may be required to undergo security vetting if (s)he does not already hold security clearance to an appropriate level (EU SECRET), in accordance with the relevant security provisions.
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT
Contract agent position (Function group III); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
The selection panel will make a pre-selection on the basis of the qualifications and professional experience described in the CV and motivational letter, and will produce a shortlist of eligible candidates who best meet the selection criteria for the post.
The preselected candidates will be invited for an interview by a selection panel. The panel will recommend a shortlist of candidates for a final decision by the Authority Empowered to Conclude Contracts of Employment. The Authority may decide to interview the candidates on the final shortlist before taking this decision.
Point of contact with regard to this vacancy: REGIONAL-CENTRE-EUROPE@eeas.europa.eu.
Post available: June 2019 in EEAS HQ (Brussels)
Deadline for sending application. Please send your CV and cover letter to EEAS REGIONAL CENTRE EUROPE (REGIONAL-CENTRE-EUROPE@eeas.europa.eu) by 10/05/2019.