Ref.: EUISS (2023) SEC 01
Status: Appointment by secondment
Place of employment: Paris
Starting date: 01/10/2023
The successful candidate will receive their monthly salary as determined (and paid) by their current employer, plus a daily allowance of €102,40 paid by the EUISS.
The successful candidate will be offered a 2-year secondment. There will not be any possibility of extension.
Place of employment: Paris
The European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) is the EU Agency that analyses foreign, security and defence policy issues. With its Headquarters in Paris and a Liaison Office in Brussels, it also acts as an interface between European experts and decision-makers at all levels.
The EUISS seeks to hire an Associate Analyst who will report to the Director and join a highly qualified and motivated team engaged in providing relevant expertise to both EU/national officials – through publications, seminars and other activities. The expert will work on Western Balkans matters, focusing on foreign and security aspects of the EU’s relations with the states of that geographical area.
On the closing date for applications, candidates must fulfil all the following conditions:
The candidate awarded the position will have the status of seconded expert.
NB Regarding applications under the status of secondment: in accordance with the rules applicable to secondments to the EUISS, a person seconded to the Institute remains in the service of their current employer and continues to be paid their salary by that employer. Therefore, in order to be considered in the selection process, candidates for a secondment to the advertised position must be sponsored by their current employer. Confirmation is required in the form of a letter of sponsorship addressed to the Institute by the closing date for the receipt of applications (and in any case not later than the recruitment date). In the absence of such sponsorship, candidates can only be offered the position under the status of temporary staff member.
All interested candidates must complete the online application form, and attach:
Applications received by email, fax or post will not be considered. Only correctly and fully completed applications will be accepted.
The deadline for submitting applications is Monday 3 April 2023, 12:00 CEST.
The Selection Board, chaired by the Director of the EUISS, will screen the applications and establish a shortlist of candidates to be interviewed remotely.
Following the interviews, the successful candidate will be offered a secondment for a period of up to two years.
All applicants will be informed of the results of their application by the end of the procedure.
The EUISS is an equal opportunities employer and accepts applications without distinction on the grounds of age, race, political, philosophical or religious conviction, sex or sexual orientation and regardless of disabilities, marital status or family situation.
The processing of personal data by the EUISS is governed by Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 and Decision N° 1247/2002/EC. By submitting an application, the applicant consents to the processing of the personal data contained in the application form and the supporting documents enclosed therewith, in the sense of Article 5.1 (a) of the Regulation. The personal data in question is collected by the EUISS for the sole purpose of this selection process.
Complaints: Candidates have the right to address to the Director of the EUISS an administrative complaint under Article 30.1 of the EUISS Staff Regulations. The complaint must be directed against an act that adversely affects their legal status as a candidate.
Candidates also have the right to submit an appeal to the EUISS Appeals Board, under Article 30.3 and Annex X of the EUISS Staff Regulations. Appeals are not admissible before an administrative complaint has first been made.
Candidates can make a complaint to the European Ombudsman. It should be noted that, under Article 2(4) of the general conditions governing the performance of the Ombudsman’s duties, any complaint lodged with the Ombudsman must be preceded by the appropriate administrative approaches to the institutions and bodies concerned.
Should a candidate have any questions related to the current vacancy notice or the selection procedure or the procedure to follow in case they want to lodge a complaint, they should contact Human Resources using the online contact form and indicating the reference of the vacancy notice.