The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) is the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants, and is affiliated with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Brussels.
We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill a vacancy for a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in the FMO’s Results and Evaluation Unit within the Programmes Department.
We expect candidates who are eager to work towards the EEA and Norway Grants’ objective to reduce economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to strengthen bilateral relations between the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and the 15 Beneficiary States (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Malta, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia).
The Grants are based on a programme model where the Beneficiary States are responsible for the programmes and for projects implemented under the programmes. Some programmes are operated by the FMO.
The allocation for the new funding period (2014-2021) totals €2.8 billion. The priority sectors are:
The FMO offers an international, stimulating and diverse workplace, with over 60 employees comprising approximately 20 nationalities. Our values are: professionalism, cooperation, trust, responsibility and respect. For more information please check our website at: www.eeagrants.org.
The position is open to nationals of the EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and to nationals of the EU Member States.
Division: Financial Mechanism Office
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed-term three years (renewable once if in the interest of the FMO)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Reference: VA 22/2019
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is involved in programme design and in developing monitoring, reporting and risk management systems and tools. S/he builds capacity by providing training and guidance, and commissions and supervises monitoring reports, evaluations and reviews. S/he also conducts analysis and drafts reports on the EEA and Norway Grants. S/he reports to the Head of the Results and Evaluation Unit.
The position involves travel.
Relevant University degree, Master's level.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Knowledge of another EFTA/EU language is an asset.
Annual starting salary: 93,799.92 EUR
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the grade. The Director of the FMO reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level different from that advertised. Through its recruitment policy, the FMO wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
We offer very interesting and challenging positions in a dynamic and diverse environment and the opportunity to work in a team of highly qualified people. Salaries and related payments are exempt from taxation by the EFTA Member States, and as regulated in headquarters agreements, in the EFTA host states. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
Interested applicants should apply online via the EFTA e-recruitment tool: http://jobs.efta.int/.
Please note that only applications received via our web tool will be considered.
Deadline for submission of application: 20 August 2019.