The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration between its members, within Europe and globally. The EFTA Secretariat provides services to the EFTA States and has offices in Geneva, Brussels and Luxembourg. The EFTA Statistical Office (ESO) in Luxembourg acts as a liaison office between the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) and the EFTA national statistical institutes.
We are looking for a highly motivated team player who is willing to take on challenging tasks and provides administrative support to the ESO team, in particular related to cooperation with EFTA’s partner countries in the field of official statistics. The position is open to nationals of the EFTA Member States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Norway) and EU Member States.
The main tasks of the successful applicant will be the following:
The successful applicant must be willing to take on other tasks as required.
Education: Relevant university degree or diploma.
Duration of Appointment: Fixed term three years. If considered desirable and in the organisation’s interest, an additional three-year contract may be offered.
Annual salary: EUR 42,771.17 (80%, 5 days a week)
Appointments are normally 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.
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.
Applicants must be nationals of one of the EFTA Member States or EU Member States.
For further information on this post, please contact:
Mr Volker Täube, Director - EFTA Statistical Office, tel. + +352 430 133 521 or
Mr Lars Håkon Svennebye, Deputy - EFTA Statistical Office, tel. +352 430 132 282
Deadline for applications: 15 September 2019.
Only applications received via our web tool will be considered, please submit your application through https://jobs.efta.int/home.html