The European Union is looking for specialists with an extensive experience in the field of international cooperation and managing aid to non-EU countries.
Recruited specialists (grades AD 7 and AD 9) will mainly work in the European Commission's departments that formulate the EU’s development policy to reduce poverty in the world, to ensure sustainable economic, social and environmental development and to promote democracy, the rule of law, good governance and the respect of human rights. The EU and its Member States are the world's leading donor of development assistance.
The main tasks include analysing and elaborating development and humanitarian aid policies, formulating the strategic orientation for EU international cooperation and humanitarian aid, and contributing to the management of crises. Additionally, duties consist of managing and designing financial instruments as well as promoting the use of these instruments in cooperation with internal and external interlocutors and stakeholders. Specialists in the higher grade (AD 9) may also manage a team of professionals.
As an employer, the Institutions and Agencies of the EU offer a community of expertise with a wide range of opportunities to broaden your learning, enhance your skills, and develop your career. Respect for cultural diversity and promotion of equal opportunities are founding principles of the EU and the European Personnel 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 – the application period opens on 5 December 2019!
Do you have what it takes to apply?
You must be an EU citizen and have a thorough knowledge of one of the 24 EU languages and a satisfactory knowledge of either English or French.
Additionally, you need a university degree of at least 3–4 years followed by at least 6–7 years of professional experience in international cooperation. For the higher grade (AD 9), you will need 10–11 years of professional experience in international cooperation.
For detailed information on requirements, please read the Notice of Competition published on 5 December 2019.