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Policy Assistant for two months

20/10/2020 - 23:43
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The European Union Delegation to Bolivia is looking for a Policy Assistant for two months

We are

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 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 Bolivia ensures the representation of the European Union in Bolivia, including by promoting and defending the values and interests of the EU. The Delegation ensures the conduct of bilateral relations in the areas of political, economic, trade and external assistance cooperation. The EU Delegation contributes to coordination with Member States embassies, and reports back to Headquarters on all matters of interest for EU policies.

We offer

We offer a post of Policy Assistant for a fixed duration of two months. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will support the Political, Press and Information Section under the supervision and responsibility of the head of section, including by contributing to analysis and research, reporting and press related tasks.

We offer a competitive position in an international environment, 37.5 working hours per week with a monthly salary of 8.200 Bolivianos. The working place is the Delegation of the European Union to Bolivia, located in Av. Costanera 300, Calacoto, La Paz.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Has a satisfactory knowledge of Spanish and English;

The following will be considered an asset:

  1. Has graduated from university and a good understanding of Bolivian and / or EU policies. 

How to apply

Please send your application and supporting documents to Iciar.LASECA@eeas.europa.eu. The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV (PDF iconuse this form). 

Candidates will be evaluated based on their application and interviews.

The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to the Head of Administration, Iciar.LASECA@eeas.europa.eu

The procedure

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 application letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which include an interview – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post.

The 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 deadline for applications is:  6 November 2020

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