On this page you will find job vacancies at the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and important information for candidates. Please read carefully before applying. The EASME does not consider spontaneous applications.
The staff of the EASME consists of:
The EASME may also employ interim agents to meet specific temporary needs related to the functioning of the Agency. The agency has a framework contract with Randstad for the provision of interim personnel services.
The Agency also hires trainees, who may apply via website of the EU Traineeships Office.
The EASME conducts its own recruitment and selection procedures, which are independent from other EU institutions or other EU agencies.
For temporary agents and contract agents the recruitment and selection procedures are usually carried out as following:
The application procedure to be followed is specified in the relevant vacancy notice.
All material to be placed on a candidate's electronic application file must be submitted afresh: reference may not be made to earlier applications.
Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post shall therefore submit an application for each specific post.
Candidates must always mention the reference of the post for which they are applying in any communication.
As a rule, the EASME does not consider spontaneous applications. Candidates are therefore advised not to send any spontaneous applications by e-mail or post but instead to regularly consult the our website to be informed about new vacancy notices.
Application documents will not be returned to the applicant.
The personal information requested from candidates will be processed in line with Regulation (EC) N°45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data.
The EASME applies a policy of equal opportunities and accepts applications without discrimination on the ground of sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.
The Staff Regulations of Officials and Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities and decisions from the Steering Committee apply to EASME staff members.
Remuneration is based on the Community scale of salaries.
Pay is subject to Community tax and other deductions laid down in the Staff Regulations.
Remuneration is, however, exempt from any national taxation. Deductions are made for medical insurance, pensions and unemployment insurance, where applicable.
Staff members may receive allowances (family allowance, expat allowance, etc.) where applicable.
Medical insurance and a pension scheme are provided.
Annual leave entitlement, in addition to EASME holidays, begins at 24 days.
For further information on working conditions of contract staff and temporary staff, we refer to the website of the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO).