The European Agency for Reconstruction is responsible for the management of the main EU assistance programmes in the Republic of Serbia (including Kosovo*), Montenegro and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. It has its headquarters in Thessaloniki (Greece), and operational centres in Belgrade (Serbia), Podgorica (Montenegro), Pristina (Kosovo) and Skopje (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia). Currently it employs about 260 people.
The Agency has the following categories of employee:
Beside its personnel the Agency engages Seconded National Experts (SNEs). These experts are detached from their employer to reinforce the Agency’s activities in defined fields.
Some of the Temporary Agents are officials of the European Commission, who are seconded to the Agency. However, most of the Temporary Agents are recruited from the open market for positions which are advertised in two ways:
At its headquarters in Thessaloniki the Agency employees Contract Agents. Contract Agents are entrusted with assistance duties according to the respective function group (FG I - Administrative Agent, FG II - Administrative Assistant, FG III - Executive Assistant, FG IV - Assistant Administrator) and function performed under the supervision of temporary staff. Vacancy announcements for Contract Agents are normally posted, in English, on this website and in local newspapers.
These may include:
Thessaloniki - Ta Nea, Aggelioforos
Vacancy announcements for local staff are normally posted, in English, on this website and in local newspapers in the towns in which the vacancies arise. These may include:
Pristina - Koha Ditore, Zeri
Belgrade - Politika, Glas, Blic, Danas
Podgorica - Pobjeda, Vijesti, Dan
Skopje - Dnevnik, Fakti,
From time to time, the Agency also uses its website to advertise vacancies outside the Agency, normally where one of its contractors needs to recruit international or local staff to implement an Agency-managed project. These are, likewise, listed on this site, though not in a publication such as The Economist.
Please note that all interested applicants should send a CV (using the attached 'European Curriculum Vitae Format') and a brief cover letter to the person/location indicated in the specific job advertisement. Applicants for any vacancy are advised to check the announcement carefully, as the terms and conditions may vary.
Please note that the European Agency for Reconstruction does not accept any unsolicited applications for employment.
The Agency is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from women.
* Under UNSCR 1244/99