The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration between its four Member States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The EFTA Secretariat provides services to the EFTA States. In Brussels this entails support in the management of the EEA Agreement.
This position is open to nationals of all the EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and EU Member States.
Division: EEA Coordination Division
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term three years. If considered desirable and in the organisation’s interest, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Start Date: 1 September 2021
Job Reference: VA 10/2021
The EEA Coordination Division (ECD) plays a horizontal coordinating role during the incorporation of EU law into the EEA Agreement. Broadly speaking, the tasks of ECD are divided into policy coordination; EEA legal services; and translation, editing and publication. We are looking for a highly motivated team player who is willing to take on challenging tasks and provide extensive administrative support and assistance to the Deputy Secretary-General/Director ECD and officers in the division, demonstrating a high level of independence.
The successful applicant will support officers responsible for the organisation of high-level meetings by:
The successful candidate will maintain the document management system, contacts database and mailing lists in close coordination with EU institutions as necessary, and manage the EFTA registry and general EFTA mailbox.
Other responsibilities include assisting with the update of regular management documents and contributing to the elaboration of internal procedures and their corresponding guidelines.
The successful applicant must be willing to take on other tasks as required.
Annual salary: EUR 48,073
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