COR-AST1-AST7-24-20 - Commission for Economic Policy (ECON)  

Detail of the vacancy notice

Reference: COR/AST1-AST7/24/20
Directorate: Directorate C, Legislative Work 2
Function Group: AST
Management: No
Deadline:22/10/2020 12:00
Job Title: ASSISTANT (M/F)
Unit/Service: Commission for Economic Policy (ECON)
Grade: AST1-AST7
Location: Brussels


Your job and responsibilities:

Interested in being part of a dynamic and efficient team? Like variety in your daily tasks?

As an assistant in the Commission for Economic Policy (ECON), you are responsible, along with the other assistants in the unit, for providing general administrative support to the work of the ECON Commission; more specifically, you support the work of administrators in their respective policy areas. 

You autonomously coordinate the preparation and follow up of official documents and correspondence, manage translation requests, process amendments, and keep track of deadlines.

You provide logistical organisation of ECON commission meetings (either in Brussels or in a hosting region, or remotely via an online system) by following detailed CoR procedures in coordination with various CoR units, preparing documents and correspondence, and communicating with CoR Members, Political Group colleagues and external stakeholders.

You also provide administrative and logistical support for (onsite or remote) policy-related events and horizontal activities (study, survey, report, consultation), in coordination with other units and external stakeholders.

You act as backup to the other assistants of the unit and carry out tasks as assigned by the Head of Unit.

Are you the talent we are looking for?

- You possess previous experience in logistical and administrative support; you can organise your work very efficiently, you can prioritise when working under pressure, and you enjoy being part of a team;
- You have very good verbal and written skills, in particular for communicating with politicians and high-level stakeholders;
- Knowledge of the functioning of the EU institutions would be an asset;
- You have a thorough knowledge of one official language of the EU and at least satisfactory knowledge of another official language of the EU: for functional reasons, a very good command of written and spoken English is required and a good knowledge of French would be an advantage. Knowledge of any other EU languages would be an asset.​