The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The EFTA Secretariat provides services to the EFTA States. In Brussels this entails support in the management of the EEA Agreement, in particular in ongoing decision making for the continuing evolution of the EEA Agreement, and the Geneva office manages the EFTA Convention and EFTA free trade agreements.
This position is open to nationals of one of the EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein).
We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate who is willing to take on a challenging post in a dynamic environment.
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term of three years. If considered desirable and in the interest of the organisation, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Reference: VA 09/2018
The Administration Division is based in Brussels and provides internal services and support to the whole organisation including the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO). As Officer Administration, a newly established role, you will be reporting to the Director of Administration and will mainly be supporting Finance and HR with reporting, controlling, financial planning and general tasks related to payroll and expenses. In addition, you may be requested to resolve ad hoc questions/issues which the organisation may have. Your main tasks will be to:
The Administrative team is small and result oriented and you might be requested to take on other administrative tasks according to the needs of the team and the Association.
All Administration team members are responsible for the continuous improvement of processes carried out by the team. Therefore, initiative and an open-minded attitude are required.
Annual Salary: EUR 92,050
Appointments are made at the first step of the grade. The Secretary-General reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level different from that advertised. Through its recruitment policy, the EFTA Secretariat wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
Salaries and related payments are exempt from taxation by the EFTA States, and as regulated in headquarters agreements, in the EFTA host states. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
Applicants must be nationals of one of the EFTA Member States.
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