Vacancy notice: EDA/2016/C025a
(Agency’s Contract Staff)
Post: C025a - Grant Officer
Type of post: Contract agent post
Function group: FGIV
Management of staff: N.A.
Indicative starting date: 1 July 2017
Level of Security Clearance: SECRET UE/EU SECRET
Recruitment will be as a member of the contractual staff of the Agency for a three-years and a half period (unless a shorter period is mutually agreed between the parties). Renewal is possible within the limits set out in the EDA Staff Regulations. The successful candidate will be recruited as FGIV.
Applications are invited with a view to establishing a reserve list for the post of Policy Officer at the EDA. This list is valid until 31/12/2018, and may be extended by decision of the Chief Executive. During the validity of the reserve list, successful candidates may be offered a post in the EDA according to their competences in relation to the specific requirements of the vacant post.
Inclusion on the reserve list does not imply any entitlement of employment in the Agency.
Closing date for applications 6 April 2017.
The selection of candidates will follow the EDA Staff Recruitment Procedure. Candidates must apply for this post via the EDA website http://www.eda.europa.eu - vacancies. Please note that to make an EDA on-line application you will need to create your EDA profile using a valid e-mail address and a password.
The European Defence Agency was established on 12 July 2004, and is governed by Council Decision (CFSP) 2015/1835 defining the statute, seat and operational rules of the European Defence Agency.
The Agency has its headquarters in Brussels.
The main task of the EDA is to support the Council and the Member States in their effort to improve the Union's defence capabilities in the field of crisis management and to sustain the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) as it currently stands and as it develops in the future.
The Agency is structured into four directorates. Three operational directorates: Cooperation Planning & Support; Capability, Armaments & Technology; and European Synergies & Innovation and the Corporate Services Directorate.
2. THE CORPORATE SERVICES DIRECTORATE
The Corporate Services Directorate manages the human resources, finance, legal, procurement and contract activities, as well as information technology, infrastructure and security, and corporate projects to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of EDA.
Under the supervision of the Head of Unit of the Procurement and Contract Unit, the jobholder will be responsible for/contribute to the following activities:
Duties may evolve depending on the development of the EDA's structure and activities, and decisions of EDA management.
4. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
a. Conditions for eligibility
b. Essential selection criteria
The candidate will be required to demonstrate that he/she has:
For reasons related to the Agency’s operational requirements, candidates should be available at short notice for the job.
All staff must be able to fit into the Agency way of working. Other important attributes for this post include:
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