The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of 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 EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein) and EU Member States.
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term 3 years. If considered desirable and in the organisation’s interest, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Start Date: 1 June 2019
Job Reference: VA 04/2019
The EFTA Secretariat is recruiting a Personal Assistant. We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible and service-minded team member to join our office in Brussels. Reporting directly to the Deputy Secretary-General, the successful candidate will provide support and assistance to the Secretary-General and the Deputy Secretaries-General.
The Personal Assistant plays a key role in the EFTA Secretariat, interacting with staff across the organisation, EEA EFTA States and institutions, as well as the EU institutions.
The successful applicant must be prepared to take on other administrative tasks according to the needs of the Association.
Annual salary: 52,398
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 be nationals of one of the EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein) or EU Member States.
Applicants must apply online via the EFTA e-recruitment tool: https://jobs.efta.int.
Deadline for applications: 24 February 2019.