Category: Auxiliary Contract Staff (Function Group II)
Location: Brussels (BE)
Duration: 12 month contract (extension up until max. of 36 months)
Date of publication: 14/03/2013
Deadline for expression of interest: 29/03/2013, 12:00h (Brussels time)
Vacancy reference: JRC/2013/A6/II/03
Financial, contractual and personnel assistant to the Unit Head
As the Commission's in-house science service, the mission of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) is to provide EU policies with independent, evidence-based scientific and technical support throughout the whole policy cycle. Being a Directorate-General of the European Commission, the JRC functions both as the in-house science service of the Commission and as a reference centre for science and technology for the Union. Further information can be found here.
The vacancy is in the External communication unit, Directorate for Scientific Policy and Stakeholder Relations.
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is looking for a contract agent group function II to work as financial, contractual and personnel assistant to the Unit Head of the external communication unit located in Brussels.
The successful candidate will support the work of the unit, assisting with financial, budgetary and contractual rules, procedures and deadlines; assistance on recruitment procedures; providing operational and administrative support, and assisting with the organisation and logistics for corporate events and conferences. S/he will have to team up with the other colleagues of the administrative offices, with the scientists involved in the work and other colleagues in Brussels and from the other Directorates.
The JRC is a highly dynamic scientific DG, working on a vast array of scientific issues directly linked to the EU policy needs, such as: health and consumer protection, food security, agriculture, energy, environment, climate change, safety and security and ICT.
We look for
The candidate must be on a valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group II auxiliary contract staff. Candidates who have already worked within the Commission for three years as an auxiliary contract staff member (CA – contract agent) are NOT eligible.
We are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated and committed colleague. S/he should be dedicated and a flexible team player.
S/he should have excellent organisational and financial skills. The post will particularly suit a candidate who is able to demonstrate initiative and able to cope with tight deadlines.
S/he must have an excellent level of English and/or French. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.
A high sense of responsibility and a flexible attitude in carrying out tasks outside the job description are essential assets while often working under pressure.
How to apply
Please send your application (CV and a motivation letter) to Fabienne.de-clercq[at]ec.europa.eu indicating in the subject line of the e-mail the vacancy reference and clearly mentioning the CAST selection test that you have passed in the body of the e-mail.