Administrators in the field of customs and taxation

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Are you a talented and motivated customs or taxation specialist? The European Commission is looking for administrators mainly to be recruited by the department responsible for EU policies on taxation and customs.

In the field of customs, the duties may include drafting and analysing customs legislation as consolidated in the Union Customs Code Package and in the Community Customs Tariff, corresponding implementing provisions and other pertaining rules, as well as in other specific customs domains like customs controls, the process of customs’ modernisation and/or its IT applications. You may also be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the Institution at EU and international level.

In the field of taxation, the duties may include analysing direct and/or indirect taxation issues, making a legal assessment under the applicable tax or state aid rules and procedures, analysing their impacts and presenting legal drafts or preparing economic analysis of those issues. You may be asked to develop communication activities in the area of your work and negotiate at international level in the areas of economic analysis and evaluation of taxes, direct and indirect taxation.  

Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU and the European Selection Office endeavours to apply equal opportunities, treatment and access to all candidates. You can find out more about our equal opportunities policy and how to request special adjustments for selection tests on our dedicated page.

Don't miss this great career opportunity – registration opens on 11 October 2018!


Do you have what it takes to apply?

You must be an EU citizen and know at least two official EU languages, one of which must be English or French.

To apply, you will need a university degree of at least 4 years followed by at least 6 years' professional experience related to the nature of the duties or a university degree of at least 3 years followed by at least 7 years’ professional experience related to the duties. 


Overview of Administrators in the field of customs and taxation

Overview of the selection procedure: 


Computer-based testing (CBT)

Talent Screener

Assessment Centre

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