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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.
Within the EEAS, the Field Security Division is responsible for assisting the EU's network of 140 Delegations worldwide to fulfil their duty of care towards the EU's security interests which are staff, infrastructure and information.
A post of contract agent FG IV as Finance and Contracts Officer in the Field Security Division.
Key responsibilities of the position will in particular entail:
Candidates for this contract agent IV post should:
would be considered as strong assets.
Specific conditions of employment:
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.
Place of Employment:
Contract agent position (Function group IV); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
Interviews will be scheduled in January 2019 (only short listed candidates will be contacted).
Deadline for sending application. Please send your CV and cover letter to Ms. Yvonne FROEBERG (Yvonne.firstname.lastname@example.org)
The closing date for the submission of applications is 04/01/2019. Late applications will not be accepted.
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 candidates who have been preselected 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.
Post available: 16/01/2019 in EEAS HQ (Brussels)