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 the Syrian Arab Republic, led by a Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, represents the EU and has been based in Beirut since 2012.
We offer a post of Political Officer. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy the specific function of Political Officer. This job function may however evolve in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. The successful candidate will work under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant Head of Political, Press and Information Section and perform the following tasks:
S/he will work in a multicultural working environment. S/he will hold a fixed-term 3-year employment contract starting with a 3-month probationary period. The length of the working week shall be 37.5 working hours. The Delegation’s premises are located in City Hill bloc 61-10, Zokak El Blat, Rue Barbir, Beirut. The post falls under Group I. EU salaries in Lebanon are highly competitive. The exact amount will be communicated upon finalizing the recruitment.
We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
Communication and other personal skills:
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org , clearly indicating in the subject field the position applied for " Political Officer".
The package should include:
Curriculum Vitae [fill in the attached form] in either English or French.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to email@example.com .
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 considered 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 may 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, once the recruitment procedure has been completed, the Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.
The deadline for applications is: 19 July 2021
Expected Starting Date: As soon as conditions allow