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The European External Action Service (EEAS), which 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 Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM) and Politico-Military Group (PMG) team coordinates the preparation of and follow-up to CIVCOM and PMG meetings and ensures smooth communication and coordination with Member States, all relevant EEAS services, the Commission and the Council secretariat on CSDP-related issues. The team is part of the office of the Chair of the Political and Security Committee (PSC) and is embedded in the Political Affairs department of the EEAS.
The position of Policy Officer/Alternate to the CIVCOM and PMG Chairs.
Under the direct supervision of the CIVCOM and PMG Chairs, the Policy Officer/Alternate Chair will be responsible to assist and replace when appropriate the Chairs in the preparation, conduct and follow-up of CIVCOM and PMG meetings. He/she will also be liaising with other EEAS services, notably CMPD and CPCC and with the PSC team.
His/her main functions and duties will include:
Candidates for this contract agent IV post should:
-(ii) be registered in the EPSO Permanent CAST in FG IV https://epso.europa.eu/apply/job-offers_en?keyword=&contract=37&grade=All&institution=101&location=All
Candidates should have:
would be strong assets.
The successful candidate will 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.
Contract agent position (Function group IV); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
Starting date: 1 June 2018
Interviews will be scheduled in April (only short-listed candidates will be contacted).
Deadline for sending applications is 6 March. Please send your cv and cover letter to Julien Bourtembourg at PSC-CHAIR@eeas.europa.eu.