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The European Union Delegation to Republic of Belarus is looking for: Office Support Agent

09/10/2019 - 10:19
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We are

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

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.


Selection Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  2. Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  3. Fluent in English and Russian;
  4. Certificate of secondary complete general education - Аттестат об общем среднем образовании
  5. Minimum of 2 years of proven experience in the field of administration or procurement or contract management in private or public sector 


 The following will be considered an asset:

  1. University degree in Finance, Law, Audit, Business Administration, Public administration or equivalent;
  2. Proven working experience in relevant fields at international level such as in an international organisation, multinational company or abroad; 
  3. Knowledge of other EU working languages such as French and/or German written and spoken at the level B2 – Independent User;
  4. Knowledge of Internal European Commission IT Tools such as CRIS  and ABAC;   


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:



The procedure

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

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