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, in particular in ongoing decision making for the continuing evolution of the EEA Agreement, and the Geneva office manages the EFTA Convention and EFTA free trade agreements.
This position is open to nationals of one of the EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein).
We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate who is willing to take on a challenging post in a dynamic environment.
Type/Duration of Appointment: Fixed term of three years. If considered desirable and in the interest of the organisation, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Reference: VA 03/2018
The Administration Division is based in Brussels and provides internal services and support to the whole organisation. As a Senior HR Officer, you will be leading a team consisting of four professionals who are all committed to excellence in its deliverables and responsibilities. You will report directly to the Director of Administration.
All HR team members are responsible for the continuous improvement of the processes carried out by the team. Therefore, initiative and an open-minded attitude are required.
Annual Salary: EUR 106,606
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.
Salaries and related payments are exempt from taxation by the EFTA States, and as regulated in headquarters agreements, in the EFTA host states. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
Applicants must be nationals of one of the EFTA Member States.
Applicants must apply online via the e-recruitment tool: https://jobs.efta.int.
Deadline for applications: 8 April 2018.