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 Libya represents the European Union (EU). It works closely with all of the EU member countries who have diplomatic representation in Libya.
By engaging with political actors, the media, academics, business circles, civil society and citizens, the Delegation raises awareness of EU issues and concerns, and promote a stronger partnership between the EU and Libya.
The 4 main tasks:
We offer a post of Translator / Interpreter . 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 Translator / Interpreter – 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 the Political, Press and Information section under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section. The selected candidate can expect to work on Arabic/English translation of letters, articles, reports, legal texts, or similar. The selected candidate will also support the EU Delegation's staff as interpreter during meetings with Libyan and other stakeholders on a variety of issues related to the Libyan conflict and the EU's technical cooperation with Libya. Finally, the candidate could become involved in assisting the EU Delegation in its communication activities - especially its online communication in Arabic – as well as any other relevant tasks to support the Delegation's work and assigned to the candidate.
The EU delegation's size is +/- 40 people (gender balanced team). The place of employment is Tunisia. The post is within Group 1 and the starting basic monthly salary is 4.828 TND, for a total of 40 hours per week.
The initial contract will have the duration of one year, renewable.
We offer a competitive progressive career 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 as assets:
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to DELEGATION-LIBYA-RECRUITMENT@eeas.europa.eu
The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV (see the following link: https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/editors/en/cv/compose).
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to DELEGATION-LIBYA-RECRUITMENT@eeas.europa.eu
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. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which will include an interview and possibly a written test - 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, 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.
The deadline for applications is: Sunday 1st March 2020.