The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The European Union is represented in Australia by a Delegation in Canberra which was established in 1981. The Delegation is responsible for the conduct of official relations between Australia and the European Union. In all matters pertaining to the European Union, the Delegation works closely with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States.
We offer a post of Administrative Assistant. Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Administrative Assistant – this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function the successful candidate will serve as support staff to the Administrative Section under the supervision and responsibility of the relevant head of section.
This is a full time permanent position. It’s a competitive position in an international environment with superannuation and medical insurance.
We are looking for
We are looking for a motivated person with at least 5 years’ relevant experience in the field of accounting work and financial tasks under the guidance of the Head of Administration and to provide general administrative support to the Section as required
Detailed job description and job requirements can be found on the Delegation’s website http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/australia
Interested applicants can send their application and supporting documents (including a cover letter and detailed CV) to the attention of the Head of Administration at EU Delegation to Australia, 18 Arkana Street, 2600 ACT,
or by email to:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries concerning this procedure to Delegation-Australia-HOA@eeas.europa.eu
Applications close Tuesday 8 September 2017