Whether employed on a permanent basis or as a contract agent, there are numerous opportunities for applicants with secretarial qualifications or a background in HR and administration. Support staff are required in all of the EU institutions, across the sectors, so you can enjoy working in a varied and stimulating environment wherever you are employed.
Working in human resources, assistants carry out duties relating to personnel policy management in areas such as recruitment, careers, training, and equal opportunities.
Duties may also include managing and following up matters relating to personnel policy management, in particular recruitment, careers, professional training, equal opportunities, individual and financial rights, drafting notes and/or correspondence, drawing up administrative reports, preparing, holding and following up on meetings, managing projects, analysing and developing working methods, assisting with the implementation of accounting, financial, statistical and IT systems, and managing a team.
Contract staff may also be employed to carry out some human resources duties.
You must have a good command of at least 2 EU languages and either post-secondary education and at least 3 years' professional experience in human resources, or secondary education and at least 6 years' professional experience.
Requirements for contract staff may be different.