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 his tasks of conducting the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy and chairing the Foreign Affairs Council. It also supports the High Representative in his 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 Finance and Contracts Division - BA.BS.2 is responsible for procurement for Headquarters and Delegations and for ex-ante financial verifications of transactions at Headquarters stemming from public contracts. It supports and advises the authorizing officers by sub-delegation in their management of public contracts including their risk management.
The tasks where the intervention of the Division is mainly required are:
Finance (commitments, payments and recovery orders stemming from public contracts under the remit of the Division):
Procurement and Contracts (supplies, services and works public contracts):
A challenging position as part of the Finance and Contracts Division and, in particular, of its financial verification team. This team is responsible for verifying the legality and regularity of financial transactions at HQ resulting from public contracts.
The successful candidate will:
The candidate shall have:
Candidates for this contract agent III post should:
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 III); renewable contract for a maximum duration of 6 years (with a valid CAST exam).
Deadline for sending application: Please send your CV and cover letter to BA-BS-2@EEAS.Europa.eu by Thursday 2nd of January 2020 at 18.00 (CET). Late applications will not be accepted.
In your application, please mention your EPSO candidate number.
Candidates shall draft their CV following the European CV form that can be found at the following internet address: http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae