Detail of the vacancy notice
Reference: COR-AD5-AD8-30-17

Directorate: Directorate C, Legislative Work 2
Unit/Service: COTER Commission

Function Group: AD
Grade: AD5-AD8

Management: No
Location: Brussels

Deadline: 19/01/2018 12:00


The official will work as part of the Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) secretariat's team dealing with the following remits: Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion, Structural Funds, Spatial Planning, Urban Policy, Housing, Transport including TEN-T, Macro Regions, Territorial Cooperation, Regional statistics and indicators, Annual EU Budget, Multi-annual financial framework and Local and regional finances.
The main tasks include:
  • Organising Commission meetings and events;
  • Keeping abreast of policy developments in the fields of remit of the Commission;
  • Working with rapporteurs and their experts on the preparation of opinions;
  • Developing contacts with the European Commission, the Council, the European Parliament and relevant organisations;
  • Ensure follow-up of the future work programme and work in progress;
  • Ensure follow-up of opinions after they have been adopted and help assess their impact;
  • Draw up specifications and ensure follow-up of studies carried out by external contractors;
  • Drafting policy analysis, briefings, speeches and background memos in the field of remits of the Commission.
Tasks will also concern providing support to the organisation and preparatory work of the COTER  working group on the EU budget (BUDG group).

Qualifications and skills:

  • A university degree, if possible in an area related to the nature of the duties to be performed;
  • Thorough knowledge of an official language of the European Union and satisfactory knowledge of another official language of the European Union. For functional reasons, knowledge of French or English is required. Knowledge of other languages of the European Union would be an asset;
  • Good drafting and analytical skills;
  • Good knowledge of current IT  applications;
  • Good sense of organisation and good communication skills;
  • Good ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure.
Related Information
  • COR-AD5-AD8-30-17