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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

Job opportunities at the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is the single point of contact for all EU citizens who wish to work for the European Institutions.

Contract agents

There are two types of contract agents:

  • contract agents on a contract of limited duration (up to a maximum of six years) work at Commission headquarters;
  • contract agents on longer-term contracts can work in satellite offices, agencies and eventually in EU delegations.

To work in Commission (Headquarters and Delegations) candidates need to have successfully passed a full CAST competition.

For more information regarding "Who may apply ?" and the generic notice about vacancies, please visit the dedicated section.

Trainees

The European Commission has an official traineeship scheme mainly aimed at young university graduates. For further information, please consult the traineeship web pages.

Seconded national experts (SNE)

SNEs are typically seconded from the civil services of EU Member States. They are usually recruited via their Permanent Representations to the EU.

Please read carefully the eligibility criteria.

Temporary agents

In exceptional circumstances, NEAR may consider engaging temporary agents.

Temporary Agents Vacancies - Headquarters

ENTITY

 NEAR.A.ADV01

FUNCTION /
RADE
AD 13
TITLE

Economic Adviser

COM/TA/NEAR/ADV/21/AD13/BRUSSELS

VACANCY
NOTICE /
JOB
DESCRIPTION
Application Form
Vacancy notice
CONTACT

 

Applications (application form, CV and motivation letter)  
to be sent to:
HR-2021_NEAR_ADVISER

DEADLINE30 September 2021
(12.00 noon Brussels time)


Contract Agent Vacancies - Delegations
 

ENTITY

NEAR.C.2 - Delegation Armenia.002 

Armenia, Yerevan

FUNCTION / GRADEFG IV
(25% Living-conditions allowance)
TITLEProgramme Officer - Private sector
development, investment and innovation
VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
273739
OVERALL PURPOSEAdvise on and manage, under the supervision of the Head of Cooperation, the inception, implementation of projects and programmes in the field of private sector development, investment, innovation and trade-related assistance. He/She will act as focal point on investment issues and contribute to the implementation of the new Economic and Investment Plan for the Eastern Partnership in Armenia, cooperation with International Financial Institutions (IFIs)/Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), private sector engagement, as well as sector analysis and policy dialogue, and liaise with sector stakeholders in the areas of responsibility.
CONTACT

Mr Frank HESS
Ms Silja KASMANN

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:   
Delegation-Armenia-Recruitments

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in subject line.

Security Clearance is compulsory for all EU Staff in delegations and has to be requested by selected candidate before departure.

DEADLINE24 September 2021

 

ENTITY

NEAR.R.4 - Delegation Armenia.003

Armenia, Yerevan

FUNCTION / GRADEFG IV
(25% Living-conditions allowance)
TITLEFinance & contracts  Officer – Initiation & verification
VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
182567
OVERALL PURPOSETo ensure, under the supervision of the Head of Section and the Deputy Head of Section, that the contractual (creation and management of legal commitments) and financial (budgetary commitments and de-commitments, payments, recoveries) management of projects and programs of development aid and of financial and technical cooperation with third countries is carried out in line with the overall instructions given by HQ and the sound financial management principles.
CONTACT

Mr Joachim Debois

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:   
Delegation-Armenia-Recruitments

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in subject line.

Security Clearance is compulsory for all EU Staff in delegations and has to be requested by selected candidate before departure.

DEADLINE30 September 2021

 

ENTITY

NEAR.R.5.DEL Turkey.006

Turkey, Ankara

FUNCTION / GRADEFG III
(20% Living-conditions allowance)
TITLEFinance and Contracts Assistant
VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
255595
OVERALL PURPOSE

Under the responsibility of the Head of Section address compliance with all legality, regularity, financial, accountancy and budget aspects of financial assistance to Turkey under the Refugee Facility.

CONTACT

Mr Wim PRUDHOMME

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:   
Delegation-turkey-applications-frit-ca

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in subject line.

Security Clearance is compulsory for all EU Staff in delegations and has to be requested by selected candidate before departure.

Please note that this post is financed under the NEAR FRIT II and limited in time (no indefinite contract can be granted). The end date of the post is expected to be 31 December 2025 (initial contract and one possible renewal where appropriate), subject to budget availability.

DEADLINE6 October 2021


Contract Agent Vacancies - Headquarters

ENTITYDG.NEAR.R.5
FUNCTION / GRADEFG III
TITLEFinancial Assistant
VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
268875
CONTACT

Ms Maria FARRAR-HOCKLEY

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:
NEAR-R5@ec.europa.eu

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in the subject line.

DEADLINE28 September 2021

 

ENTITYDG.NEAR.D.5.002
FUNCTION / GRADEFG IV
TITLE

Programme Manager - Energy Sector Expert

VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
375581
OVERALL PURPOSEProgrammes/projects management in the energy sector within the Western Balkans Investment Framework.
CONTACT

Mr Michael VOEGELE

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:
NEAR-D5@ec.europa.eu

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in the subject line.

DEADLINE30 September 2021

 

ENTITYDG.NEAR.C.1
FUNCTION / GRADEFG IΙ
TITLESecretary
VACANCY NOTICE /
JOB DESCRIPTION
318724
OVERALL PURPOSEProvide administrative secretarial support and document management services to the Head of Unit and the Unit in general.
CONTACT

Ms Jablonska

Applications (CV & motivation letter) to be sent to:
NEAR-C1@ec.europa.eu

Please indicate your CAST Application ID in your application and mention the post number in the subject line.

DEADLINE30 September 2021

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