The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 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 Republic of Belarus develops and maintains good and effective contacts with the national, regional, local authorities, administrations and foreign representatives. Raises awareness about the European Union, its institutions and programs implemented in Belarus within the framework of the ENPI (European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument) and supports the preparation and implementation of the technical assistance programs financed by the EU.
We offer a post of Office Support Agent. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Office Support Agent – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as technical and support staff to carry out day to day finance and contract management of EU funded projects under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.
The candidate – Local Agent LA - 4 will work in the multicultural and multinational environment, under the full time employment contract in the premises of the EU Delegation in Minsk. We expect a candidate with high level personal integrity, able to work under strict deadlines and able to cope with uneven workload. The standard office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with a 60 minutes lunch break. The staff has right to choose flexitime arrangement.
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.
The following will be considered an asset:
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to:
The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV (Europass).
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone; please address any queries concerning this procedure to:
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 then invited to an assessment phase which may include a written examination if necessary and an assessment interview. During this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post. The Selection Committee may verify any other language, the candidate declares in his CV.
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: 18.10.2019