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: Internal Market 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: As soon as possible
Job Reference: VA 05/2020
The Internal Market Division (IMD) is responsible for giving support and assistance to the EFTA States in their work related to the EEA Agreement. The Division consists of 22 persons including 2 Administrative Coordinators.
The Administrative Coordinators play a central role in the IMD. 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 Director, the colleagues in the IMD and its external partners. The selected candidate will have to demonstrate a high level of independence and proactivity and that s/he is always able to work efficiently under pressure and juggling a variety of tasks at all times.
The successful applicant must be willing to take on other tasks as required.
Annual salary: EUR 47,039
Appointments are made at the first step of the grade. The Secretary-General reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level different from that advertised. Through its recruitment policy, the EFTA Secretariat wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
EFTA is an international organisation and the salaries and related payments are normally exempt from income taxation by the EFTA States and the host states of the EFTA duty stations. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
Applicants must apply online via the EFTA e-recruitment tool. Please note that only applications received via our web tool will be considered.
Any questions about the application and selection process should be directed to HR.
Deadline for applications: 3 May 2020.