The European Youth Forum AISBL (Youth Forum) is the platform of youth organisations in Europe. We represent over 100 youth organisations, which bring together tens of millions of young people from all over Europe.
The Youth Forum works to empower young people to participate actively in society to improve their own lives by representing and advocating their needs and interests and those of their organisations. In the current uncertain political and social context that affects young people, they can be powerful catalysts for positive change and contributors of innovative solutions to Europe’s challenges.
The Youth Forum is now looking for its new Secretary General.
The selected person will hold one of the highest positions in the youth movement. The position is based in Brussels and is vacant from 1 June 2020. The Secretary General will be appointed by the Board in March 2020 and the mandate will be ratified by the Council of Members on 17-18 April 2020 for a three-year mandate, renewable once for a second two-year mandate, upon positive decision of the Board.
In accordance with Article 4.5.3 of the Youth Forum’s statutes, the Secretary General shall supervise and coordinate the work of the Secretariat. The Secretary-General is responsible for the daily functioning of the Forum under guidance and delegation of the Board.
The Secretary General shall:
WHAT WE OFFER
TERMS OF THE CONTRACT
The duration of the contract is three years. The contract is renewable for a period of two years upon positive decision of the Board.
The contract is full time and the gross monthly salary - depending on the years of experience- can range from 4,131 to 5,036 euros (according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement currently applied at the European Youth Forum).
A relocation package, hospitalisation insurance and other benefits are available.
Travel expenses within the Brussels region are covered by the Youth Forum.
In order to ensure an upfront and transparent selection procedure, please see the expected timeline for the selection procedure below:
12 December 2019 - Deadline for applications
December - January 2020 - Telephone interviews
January - February 2020 - Interview and Assessment center
21-22 March 2020 - Meeting & final interview with the Board
17-18 April 2020 - Ratification by the Council of Members
A CV and a letter of application should be received by the deadline.
Please send your CV and letter of application in English by (12 December 2019 - 23h59 CET), to the contact person of the Recruitment company managing the selection:
Recruitment company: European Affairs Recruitment Specialists (EARS)
Name: Anna Koj
E-mail: [email protected]
Short-listed candidates will be reimbursed for expenses incurred when invited for interview in Brussels.
In order to facilitate the selection process, all communication to candidates concerning this vacancy will be in English.
All candidates are kindly requested to refrain from any phone inquiries.
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