Anti-fraud Investigators and Experts

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The European Commission (EC) is looking for anti-fraud investigators and experts in the fields of EU expenditure and anti-corruption and of customs and trade, tobacco and counterfeit goods. Recruited investigators (grade AD7) and experts (grade AD9) will work mainly at the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

We offer opportunities to experts who fit any of the profiles below. Please note that you may only apply to one single grade and field.

  • Field 1 – Anti-fraud investigations and operations in the field of EU expenditure and anti-corruption

Anti-fraud investigators (AD7): Your main tasks will include carrying out investigations in the field of EU expenditure, revenue, anti-corruption and serious wrongdoings of EU staff.

Anti-fraud experts (AD9):  Having a high degree of specialisation you will conduct and provide high-level expert support for investigations and operations concerning expenditure, revenue and anti-corruption.

  • Field 2 - Anti-fraud investigations and operations in the field of customs and trade, tobacco and counterfeit goods

Anti-fraud investigators (AD7): Your main tasks will include carrying out investigations in the field of customs and trade, tobacco or counterfeit goods.

Anti-fraud experts (AD9): Your main tasks will be to conduct and provide expert support for investigations and operations in the field of customs and trade, tobacco or counterfeit goods.

 

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.

 

Do you have what it takes?

 

To apply, you must be an EU citizen, have a thorough knowledge of one official EU language and a satisfactory knowledge of either English or French. You will also need to meet the following criteria that vary according to the different fields:

 

  • Investigators (AD7): Field 1/Field 2: You must have a university degree of at least 4 years followed by at least 6 years’ professional experience - or a university degree of at least 3 years followed by a minimum of 7 years’ professional experience - as an investigator, police officer or other professional carrying out investigations in the respective field of activity.
  • Experts (AD9): Field 1/Field 2: You must have a university degree of at least 4 years followed by at least 10 years’ professional experience - or a university degree of at least 3 years followed by a minimum of 11 years’ professional experience – carrying out investigations in the respective field of activity. Your professional experience must comprise at least 3 years in managing complex investigations (e.g.: trans-border investigations, multi perpetrator investigations including at national level, complex modus operandi, highly sensitive investigations, investigations in international environments).

 

For detailed information on requirements, the application procedure and tests, please read the Notice of Competition on our apply pages below.

The application period opens on 7 October.