The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku is looking for:
Financial officer in the Finance and Contracts Section.
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organizations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to the Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku works in close coordination with the Embassies and Consulates of the 27 EU Member States. We are a fully-fledged diplomatic mission and represent the European Union in dealings with the Republic of Azerbaijan government in areas that are part of the EU’s remit.
The post of Financial officer (Local Agent Group 1) in the Delegation’s Finance and Contracts Section. The team consists of 5 people and there are occasional atypical working hours.
Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation, and on the changes of these needs. The successful candidate will serve under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of the Finance and Contracts Section, providing support, expertise and assistance.
The following main tasks and duties are currently required:
+ BUDGET, FINANCE, CONTRACTS and ACCOUNTING
+ PROCUREMENT and CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
+ AUDIT, CONTROL and INSPECTION
+ EXTERNAL RELATIONS
+ EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION (general)
The base salary will depend on relevant and verified employment experience, typically starting from 3258 EUR per month (gross). There is a competitive benefits package, subject to certain conditions, including personal leave days and public holidays, health insurance and a retirement savings plan.
The expected start date will be as soon as possible.
Minimum requirements/eligibility criteria (necessary for the application to be considered)
How to apply
Please submit your application, consisting of a cover letter, Europass format CV by email to the following address: DELEGATION-AZERBAIJAN-JOBS@eeas.europa.eu , reference FCA/2023/01 no later than 17:30 13/03/2023. Only complete applications received on time via email will be considered.
The successful candidate will be subject to a medical check.
After the deadline for applications, the eligible applications will be admitted to the Selection by the Committee set up for this purpose.
Depending on the number of applications received, successive phases of Selection may include shortlisting of candidates based on assessment of the information provided in the cover letter, CV; practical testing and interviews.
5 best candidates will be invited to the final interview.
Only candidates admitted to each successive selection phase will be contacted individually. The Delegation will use the same means of publication as for this job advertisement to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and that a candidate has (or has not) been recruited.
The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure. During the selection process, please do not contact the members of the Selection Committee, but address your questions and comments to the Delegation’s Administration.