HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT (FG IV) – European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

enisa-logoApplications are invited for the recruitment of Human Resources Assistants at the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA).

The Agency

The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security was established by the European Parliament and the Council Regulation (EU) No 526/2013 of 21 May 2013 (OJ L 165/41, 18.06.2013)1 in order to assist the Union in ensuring a high and effective level of network and information security. The Agency shall contribute to the development of a culture of network and information security for the benefit of the citizens, consumers, enterprises and public sector organisations of the European Union.

ENISA shall assist the Commission, the Member States and the business community in meeting the requirements of network and information security, including those of present and future Community legislation.

The Agency will facilitate the development of a culture of security that builds on solid education and training foundations, awareness and best practices, and that encourages individuals, business and public administrations to actively participate in the protection of their information technology and network facilities.

In establishing and promoting this holistic approach to security, the Agency’s activities shall be focused along five main axes:

  • Collecting and analysing data on security incidents and emerging risks in Europe;
  • Assisting and advising the Commission and the Member States in their dialogue with industry to address security related problems and, when called upon, in the technical preparatory work for updating and developing Community legislation in the field of network and information security;
  • Promoting best practices, risk assessment and risk management, training and awareness raising actions;
  • Encouraging co-operation between different actors, developing and maintaining contact with institutions, the business community and consumer organizations, notably through public/private partnerships;
  • Tracking the development of standards for products and services in the field of network and information security and promoting their use.

ENISA is located in Heraklion and in Athens (Greece). The place of employment is in Athens. Applicants will be expected to travel in line with the requirements of the assignment for which they are employed.

Further information about ENISA may be found on their website:

Job description

Under the responsibility of the Head of Human Resources, the jobholder will be working within the Human Resources section.

The job holder will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing and following up the management of Human Resources policies and practices of the Agency according to the Staff Regulations;
  • Assisting in the management and administration of recruitment and selection exercises;
  • Developing and implementing training programmes;
  • Organising staff evaluation and reporting procedures;
  • Creating and maintaining information on career, posts and job descriptions;
  • Assisting in the implementation and maintenance of HR databases;
  • Contributing to the design and delivery of the induction programme for newcomers and of the administrative procedures for staff leaving the agency;
  • Supporting the management in defining the Human Resources budget needs for the agency and in allocating resources within the agency according to the establishment plan;
  • Ensuring that information on personnel is kept up to date and readily accessible to management and staff in conformity with the rules on personal data protection;
  • Acting as initiating agent for Human Resources financial transactions;
  • Assisting in processing information for correct payment of salaries;
  • Assisting in the management of administrative tasks related to individual rights and obligations;
  • Performing any other tasks requested by the Head of HR to assist in dealing with HR related issues and policies.

The indicative basic monthly salary for grade FG IV, step 13, is 3246,70 EUR. This salary is weighted by the corrective coefficient affected to the hosting country of the agency. The current corrective coefficient is 79.9 % which will be reviewed at the end of the year with retroactive effect on 1st July 2016.

The closing date and time for the submission of applications is: Monday 14th March 2016 (14h00 Heraklion, Greece local time)

Read more and apply here.

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