The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) is the secretariat of the EEA Grants and Norway Grants, and is affiliated to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Brussels.
We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill a vacancy for the Head of Results and Evaluation Unit.
The overall objectives of the Grants are to reduce economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to strengthen bilateral relations between the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and the 15 Beneficiary States (Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Malta, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia).
The Grants are based on a programme model where the Beneficiary States are responsible for the programmes and for projects implemented under the programmes. Some programmes, for example in the areas of energy, innovation as well as civil society, are operated by the FMO. The Grants are implemented in line with the principles of results-based management.
The allocation for the current funding period (2014-2021) totals €2.8 billion. The priority sectors are:
The FMO offers an international, stimulating and diverse workplace, with a current staff of over 60 employees comprising 20 nationalities. Our values are:
More information can be found on our website at: www.eeagrants.org.
The position is open to nationals of the EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and to nationals of the member states of the European Union.
Division Financial Mechanism Office
Type/Duration of Appointment Fixed-term three years (renewable once if in the interest of the FMO)
Start Date As soon as possible
Job Reference VA 20/2023
The Head of the Results and Evaluation Unit leads the unit’s work. Six staff report to the Head of Unit. The Unit is responsible for developing monitoring, reporting and risk management systems and tools, facilitating programme design, and commissioning and supervising monitoring reports, evaluations and reviews of programme implementation. The Unit is responsible for capacity development on results-based management in Beneficiary States and provides analysis, learning and reports on the EEA and Norway Grants.
The Head of the Results and Evaluation Unit is a part of the Country and Programmes Department’s management group and the Financial Mechanism Office’s Heads group. S/he reports to the Director of the Country and Programmes Department.
The position involves travel.
Annual starting salary: EUR 115,843.44
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the grade. The Managing Director of the FMO reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level different from that advertised.
FMO is an employer dedicated to the principles of diversity and equal opportunities. We select our staff without discrimination on the basis of age, gender, religion, ethnic origin and culture, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, pregnancy or family responsibilities. To increase the share of women in FMO’s management positions, we encourage women to apply.
We offer a very interesting and challenging position in a dynamic and diverse environment and the opportunity to work in a team of highly qualified people. EFTA is an international organisation and the salaries and related payments are normally exempt from income taxation by the EFTA States and the host states of the EFTA duty stations. Depending on the candidate’s family status, benefits and allowances may apply.
For further information on this post, please contact Ms Tori Hoven, Director of Country and Programmes Department, email: email@example.com, and Mr Anton Popic, Head of Results and Evaluation Unit, Country and Programmes Department, tel.: +32 (0)2 211 18 24, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For information regarding the recruitment process please contact Ms Vera Medinskaya, Head of Administration and HR Unit, email: email@example.com, tel.: +32 (0)2 211 18 60.
Interested applicants should apply online via the EFTA e-recruitment tool.
Please note that only applications received via our web tool will be considered.
Deadline for submission of applications: 12 February 2023.