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Senior Officer – EEA Policy Coordination

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.

The EEA Coordination Division consists of currently 17 staff members and is responsible for the overall coordination of general policy and legal EEA related activities, i.a. servicing the EEA Council, the EEA Joint Committee, the Standing Committee of the EFTA States, and the EFTA Parliamentary and Consultative Committees.

We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate who is willing to take on a challenging post in a dynamic environment.

This position is open to nationals of the EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein).

Under the supervision of the Division Director the successful applicant will:
• Be responsible for the preparation and organisation of the activities and meetings of the EFTA Standing Committee, the EEA Joint Committee, and the EEA Council, in close collaboration with the EFTA management and colleagues from other divisions;
• Contribute to the preparation of the activities and meetings of the EFTA and EEA Advisory Bodies and the EFTA Council, including at the ministerial level;
• Work closely with the European External Action Service, relevant EU Commission Services and the EU Council Presidency and General Secretariat in the organisation and preparation of these meetings;
• Monitor developments of the EU and their impact on the EEA and the EFTA States, and provide input to reports and briefings to advisory bodies, working groups and subcommittees as well as visiting groups;
• Give presentations and briefings, both internally and externally, on EFTA, the EEA and developments in the EU.

The successful applicant must be willing to take on other tasks as required.

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For further information and a full description of the position, please consult https://jobs.efta.int and use the EFTA e-recruitment tool to complete and send in your application.  Please note that only applications received via our web tool will be considered.



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